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Posted on: August 8, 2022

Deputy Needs Assistance

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A 35 year old Kootenai County Deputy Sheriff has recently suffered a stroke and needs assistance. Deputy Yvonne Cress and her husband welcomed the birth of their child 2 months ago. Deputy Yvonne Cress, a U.S. Navy Veteran, has been with the Sheriff&r...

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Posted on: May 26, 2022

Career Opportunities With the Sheriff's Office

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Please click here for a number of short videos showing the openings we have at the Kootenai County Sheriff's Office.

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Posted on: April 6, 2022

Inmate Attempts to Escape Kootenai County Jail

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Kootenai County, ID:  On Sunday, April 3rd, 2022, at approximately 1:52 AM, inmate Jesse Spitzer made an attempt to escape from the Kootenai County Jail. 

Spitzer was in a one person cell when he was able to defeat his locked cell door. S...

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