Evening Lights on Lake Coeur d'Alene , Kootenai County. Courtesy of Quicksilver Photography.
The Jail Bureau consists of the Custody Division and Services Division. The Custody Division is responsible for the care and custody of incarcerated prisoners. This includes, but is not limited to, delivery of meals, ensuring appropriate housing assignments, distribution of medication, prisoner transport, delivery of incoming and outgoing mail, and random prisoner and housing area searches.
The Services Division is responsible for food preparation, Inmate Commissary, inmate medical treatment, the Inmate Worker Program, the Work Release Program, the Sheriff’s Community Labor Program, and facility maintenance. Additionally, the Services Division sustains a Chaplain Corps which is responsible for counseling of inmates, and rehabilitation resources for the inmate population.