Back Country , Kootenai County.
Back Country UNIT
The Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office has a dedicated Back Country Unit. This unit is made up of two full time Patrol Deputies who are assigned to the Recreation Safety Section. Their primary function is to conduct back country patrols and respond to calls for service.
Additionally, they attend various user group meetings including Back Country ATV meeting, North Idaho ATV meeting, and PANTRA, just to name a few. They are also the liaison Deputies for the Volunteer Search and Rescue Unit (VSAR). The Backcountry Deputies conduct patrols in trucks, on ATVs, motorcycles, UTVs and snowmobiles.