As one of the fastest growing and most beautiful counties in Idaho, Kootenai County is one of the best places to work in law enforcement. The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office serves a population of 150-000-over roughly 1,310 square miles.
The Kootenai County Sheriff's Office is led by Sheriff Ben Wolfinger and Undersheriff Dan Mattos. As of 2018, the Sheriff's Office employs 192 sworn personnel and 126 non-sworn personnel. The commissioned ranks are (in ascending order):