Sheriff's Labor Program

We are located at 5500 N. Government Way Coeur d'Alene Idaho 83815 inside the main Jail lobby.

The Sheriff's Community Labor Program (SCLP) is an alternative sentencing program which allows low risk offenders to complete hours of community service in lieu of serving jail time. Some options include picking up garbage on the freeway or working at the Solid Waste Facility.

PLEASE READ AND LEARN THE RULES OF THE PROGRAM

It is your responsibility to know and familiarize yourself with the SCLP rules. Failure to read and acknowledge the rules may result in your removal from the program. Read the Sheriff’s Labor Program rules and click on the “Labor Program Sign-up Form.” Complete the form and acknowledge your understanding of the rules by signing the bottom of the sign-up form. 

It is your responsibility to call us and schedule work days. The labor program will NOT call you.

Please call 208-446-1370 to schedule your work days. Hours of operation are 8AM-4PM daily.


SHERIFF’S COMMUNITY LABOR PROGRAM

1. The Sheriff’s Labor Program is located at 5500 N. Government Way, CDA, ID 83815 inside the Jail lobby. Arrive before 7:45 A.M. Roll call will be taken promptly at 7:45 A.M. Late arrivals will NOT be accepted to work. NO EXCEPTIONS. Parking for the Labor Program is at the south end of the lot, (facing the fairgrounds lot.). You can expect to finish your work day by 3:45 P.M.

 2. Cost for the work program is $20.00 CASH per day. $30.00 per day for out of county charges only. Not where you reside. Cash or money order only. We are not set up for Debit/Credit yet. You cannot show up to work without scheduling days. Scheduling days can be done by calling 208-446-1370. Weekends book up quick so do not wait until the end of your completion date.

CANCEL/RESCHEDULING FEE: $10                       NO-SHOW FEE: $20

DRESS CODE: SANDALS, SLIPPERS, TANK TOPS, LOW CUT SHIRTS, SHORTS, SWEAT PANTS OR LEGGINGS ARE NOT ALLOWED!

Other items that are NOT allowed during the program are Cell Phones, Electronic Devices, Pocket Knives, Weapons, Purses, Back Packs, Food/Snacks and Beverages. Keep them in your vehicle.

3. Breath test will be conducted during check-in for alcohol detection. If have a BAC reading above .000 or appear to be under the influence of drugs, you will not be allowed to work.

4. All participants are expected to dress according to the weather & work conditions. Most work is done outside. We encourage participants to bring work gloves, head wear and weather proof clothing. Durable long pants (no excessive holes), full shirts and tennis shoes w/ socks or boots must be worn at all times. No sandals, slippers, tank tops, low cut shirts, shorts, sweat pants or leggings are allowed for your protection when working. If you are dressed incorrectly, you will be sent home.

5. Do not bring your own food. Participants will be provided a sack lunch and liquids. The only exception for this rule will be a medical diet, verified with a note from your doctor. Participants can bring with them an unsealed bottle of water.

6. Tobacco products are authorized while participating in the Sheriff Community Labor Program. Use of these items will only be allowed during scheduled breaks and in designated areas. If you abuse this privilege, you will be removed from the program. 

7. No personal visits. All family emergencies may be relayed by contacting the labor staff at (208) 446-1370.  

8. LAZINESS, HORSEPLAY OR DISRESPECT TO LABOR PROGRAM AND SUPERVISORY STAFF WILL NOT BE TOLERATED AND WILL BE GROUNDS FOR REMOVAL FROM THE WORK PROGRAM.

9. The Sheriff’s Community Labor Program is a manual labor program.  We do not have light-duty projects.  If you have ANY medical conditions/limitations that will limit you from physical labor, you will not be allowed to participate in this program. If you are pregnant, you will be required to provide a Doctor’s Medical Release, clearing you to work with no limitations. If you are limited to light-duty, you will need to contact your attorney for an alternate sentence e.g. Community Service. 

10. If you are involved in an accident or are injured while participating in the Sheriff’s Community Labor Program, you shall immediately notify the immediate supervisor of the business/organization you are assigned to and the Work Release staff.  If emergency medical attention is required, the business /organization must contact 911.

11. Once you have completed your Sheriffs Labor Program work days, labor program staff will complete and submit a “Letter of Completion” to your Judge. You can verify this by visiting: https://mycourts.idaho.gov/odysseyportal/ and entering your case number.

12. Failure to complete the program, for any reason, will constitute an automatic forfeiture of funds paid and a letter of violation (affidavit) will be sent to your Judge. In most cases, a warrant will be issued for your arrest.

It is your responsibility to call us and schedule work days. The labor program will NOT call you.

Please call 208-446-1370 to schedule your work days. Hours of operation are 8AM-4PM daily. 


W/R STAFF

Click on the link below to complete the “Labor Program Sign-up.” 

Labor Program Sign-up Form - Sheriff's Office Community Labor Program Form

You must sign up for the Sheriff’s Labor Program within the allowed time as stated on your court paperwork. Any SCLP form submitted after your sign up period will NOT be accepted.