Coeur D'Alene Police Department

  • Agency: Coeur D'Alene Police Department
  • Address: 3818 N Schreiber Way, Coeur D'Alene, 83814 ID
  • Chief: Wendy Carpenter (Chief of Police)
Phone: 208-769-2320
Fax: (208) 769-2307

Coeur D'Alene Police Department is located at 3818 N Schreiber Way, Coeur D'Alene, 83814 ID. The Chief of Police of the department is Wendy Carpenter. The Coeur D'Alene Police Department phone number is 208-769-2320.

Coeur D'Alene Police Department News

Congratulations to all of the athletes that participated in the Special Olympics that took place at the Sunset Bowling Alley on November 3rd.

Update Road Closure/Explosives: 10/19/18 3:00 PM The Spokane Police Bomb Squad has removed the explosives and made the business district safe. Streets are now opened back up and it is safe to travel through this area. Thank you to our neighboring agencies as well as the CDA School Dist. 271 for their assistance. The front desk of the police department will remain closed for the rest of the day and reopen on Monday for normal business hours.

Hazardous Materials at the Police Department Coeur D’ Alene Police are currently evacuating the police department and businesses along the 3800blk of N. Schreiber Way. Today at approximately 1:15pm a citizen came to the police department with found explosives in his vehicle. Due to the potential danger to the community, streets are being closed in this area. Please avoid these areas until the explosive disposal unit has been able to make the explosives safe.

2018 HOLIDAYS AND HEROES ‘Tis the season! The annual Holidays and Heroes event is scheduled at the Greyhound Park and Event Center in Post Falls for December 9, 2018. Police officers and firefighters volunteer their time to make this event special and are happy to work in partnership with businesses, civic groups, and citizens in the surrounding area. We are working to make Christmas a little bit brighter for less fortunate children. To create another successful year of holiday magic for hundreds of local children, cash and food items are now being accepted by participating law enforcement and emergency service agencies. As more donations are provided, we are able to help additional children and families. ‘Holidays and Heroes’ is still accepting cash donations and food items, which can be dropped off at the Coeur d’Alene Police Department located at 3818 N Schreiber Way in Coeur d’Alene. If there are other ways you would like to contribute to this event, or if you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at 208-769-2320.

Stolen Vehicle: 2017 Nissan Titan XD Blue in color 4 door Idaho plates K18537T This vehicle was taken from N. 2nd Street and Indiana Avenue on September 29, 2018. If you see this vehicle, please call the Coeur d'Alene Police Department at (208)769-2320. #18C44096 This vehicle was last seen northbound on Highway 95 in Hayden, Id on September 30, 2018.

Please join us at Thomas Hammer 1438 W Appleway Ave for Coffee With a Cop Oct. 3rd 8am-10am.

Please join us.... we will be here until 10:00

Stolen Vehicle: 1995 Volkswagen Jetta III GLX Black in color 4 door Montana plates 4-16169A This vehicle was last seen near 20th Street and East Lakeside Avenue on September 14, 2018. If you see this vehicle, please call the Coeur d'Alene Police Department at (208)769-2320. #18C41586 This photo was taken prior to the theft.

“Put a lid on it” Coeur d’Alene Police’s bicycle safety and helmets for children campaign. The Coeur d’Alene Police Department is pleased to announce our partnership with businesses and citizens in the Coeur d’Alene area to keep our youth safe. The “Put a lid on it” campaign is a new initiative focused on educating youth about bicycle and pedestrian safety, as well as reducing the number of accidents and injuries involving cyclists. As part of this program, officers are able to provide helmets, free of charge, to children and adults in need. The Coeur d’Alene Police Department is dedicated to the safety of all bicyclists and pedestrians, making a great place to live even safer and more enjoyable. We would like to express our thanks to Macy’s and its employees who generously donated enough helmets to get this program started. Businesses and citizens, who would like to contribute to this program can make donations or bring new helmets to the Coeur d’Alene Police Department at 3818 N Schreiber Way. Toddler, child and youth sizes are the most common sizes provided and have the highest demand. Below are photos of Off. Paull and Macy's employees left to right: Carrol Bell, Nicole Tracy, Cynthia DelMonte and Renee Honrada. Our first recipient of a helmet Megan Barnes 6yo.

CDA POLICE ARREST SUSPECT IN ROBBERY On July 26, 2018 at 2:30 AM, the Coeur d’Alene Police Department responded to the Zip Trip at 1427 E. Best Avenue to a reported Armed Robbery. A male suspect confronted the clerk outside the business and ordered him back inside at gunpoint while threatening to shoot him. Once inside, money was taken from the cash register and the suspect fled on foot. Coeur d’Alene Officers arrived on scene quickly and with the assistance of the Kootenai County Sheriffs’ Office and the Idaho State Police established a large perimeter to contain the suspect. A Police K9 and Air 1 from Spokane County were utilized to search the area. About 5:00AM Officers contacted a person who matched the description of the suspect and developed probable cause to arrest him for Kidnapping and Robbery. He is identified as Lance Harden, a 23 year old Coeur d’Alene resident. Officers remained in the area searching for other evidence that had been discarded by the suspect as he fled.

Good sunny afternoon CdA! We are in need of your help. This bicycle was found in June in downtown Coeur d'Alene. If you know who owns this, please have them contact the Department so we can get it returned to them. 208-769-2320. Thank you!

*****UPDATE***** After yesterday's robbery and grand theft cases were thoroughly reviewed by the Kootenai County Prosecuting Attorney's Office, the prosecutor amended the charges for Cameron T. Pearson and the two juvenile males involved. All three were charged with: • Count I: Criminal Conspiracy to commit robbery 18-1701 /18-6501 • Count II: Robbery 18-6501 • Count III: Grand theft of a financial instrument 18-2407(1)(b)(3) • Count IV: Attempted robbery 18-305/18-6501 • Count V: Criminal Conspiracy to commit Robbery 18-1701/18-6501 • Count VI: Robbery 18-6501 Additionally, the juvenile males will be charged as adults. Yesterday, June 27, 2018 at 7:25 pm, Coeur d'Alene Police Officer responded to the Unchained Tap House located at 210 E Sherman Ave for a reported theft. Three young males stole a wallet and attempted to steal another. The males fled the area before officers arrived. Within minutes, officers were dispatched to another call at the parking structure at McEuen Park where two of the suspect males from the first incident assaulted a male and female victim and took the female's purse. The males then left the downtown area in green passenger car. Witnesses were able to provide a picture of the license plate and a description of the suspect vehicle. Officers located the suspect vehicle on I90 travelling toward Washington. After stopping the vehicle all five occupants were detained. Inside the vehicle were an adult male, identified as Cameron Pearson, two juvenile males, and two juvenile females. Evidence from both crimes was located inside the vehicle. Victims from both incidents identified Pearson and one of the juvenile males as the primary suspects. All of the occupants were arrested for various crimes related to this incident. Cameron T. Pearson is an 18 year old male from Spokane Washington. He was arrested for Robbery, Grand Theft and Attempted Grand theft. One of the juvenile males was charged with Robbery and Grand Theft. The other juveniles were charged as accessories to the above crimes.

It's Ironman Time! Ironman 70.3 is Sunday June 24th, 2018. Please review the attached traffic impact flyer for road closures and times.

****Dog Licenses are a must**** The Coeur d'Alene Police Department would like to remind everyone the city requires all dogs, six months and older, to be licensed and to have current rabies vaccinations. The owner must attach the dog license to a collar or harness and the tag must be constantly worn by the dog when it is off the owner's property. Dog license tags are not transferable from one dog to another or from one owner to another. Owners found in violation of this will be issued a citation in the amount of $75 per dog. You can purchase a City of Coeur d’Alene dog license at any of the following locations: Alpine Animal Hospital, Animal Medical Center, Lake City Pet Hospital, Kootenai Humane Society, Kootenai Humane Society Thrift Store, Lakewood Animal Hospital, Prairie Animal Hospital or Sunset Animal Hospital. Pricing for a dog license is as follows: 1 year altered $10, 1 year unaltered $20; 2 year altered $20, 2 year unaltered $40; 3 year altered $30, 3 year unaltered $60; Replacement tag $5. A current rabies certificate is required to purchase a city dog license at the unaltered price. A current rabies certificate and proof of spay/neuter is required to purchase a city dog license at the altered price. For more information, please visit If you have any questions please call Animal Control at 208-769-2320. Reference: Coeur d’Alene City Ordinance 6-10-010 and 6-10-020

*****UPDATE***** The Riverstone area is now open. At 11:00 a.m. today, a man from Washington State told employees at the Hampton Inn that he had a bomb in his car which was parked near the hotel entrance. This information prompted an immediate evacuation of the Hampton Inn and surrounding businesses in the Riverstone area. Working cooperatively with several outside agencies, including the Spokane County Bomb Squad, the Coeur d'Alene Police Department was able to determine the man's vehicle did not contain any explosive devices or any other material indicative of a bomb. The male made several concerning paranoid statements and seemed to be suffering from some type mental issue. He was placed on a protective custody hold and transported to Kootenai Health for a mental evaluation. We would like to thank all of the businesses in the Riverstone area for their cooperation and understanding throughout this incident. We're also grateful to all of the outside agencies who assisted in this investigation and worked to ensure everyone remained safe. The Coeur d'Alene Police Department is investigation a Bomb Threat in the Riverstone area. There is alot of Police activity in that area so we are asking our citizens to please avoid the Riverstone area until the situation has been resolved. Thank you.

Congratulations to long time Woodland Middle School Resource Officer, Tom Sparks, on his retirement from the Coeur d’Alene Police Department on June 8th, 2018. Before coming to the Coeur d’Alene Police Department in 2002, Officer Sparks retired from the United States Marine Corps after 21 years of service. Toward the end of his military career, and while simultaneously serving as the commanding officer of a Marine Corps unit in California, Officer Sparks attended California POST’s extended academy and interned with a local police department until his military retirement and was subsequently hired as an officer by the Pacific Grove Police Department, serving as a patrol officer and SWAT Team member. In the summer of 2002, Officer Sparks and his family moved to northern Idaho where he applied with agencies in both northern Idaho and Spokane County, ultimately accepting employment with the Coeur d’Alene Police Department in the fall 2002. Officer Sparks served as a patrol officer until September of 2003, when he was directed by then-police-chief Tom Cronin to become a school resource officer and to fill a position at Woodland Middle School. Officer Sparks served in that position until 2006, when he was requested to serve as the last in a line of Coeur d’Alene Police Department’s DARE Officers. At the cancellation of the DARE program in 2008, Officer Sparks returned to patrol, but in 2009, at the request of the Investigations Captain, he again returned to the School Resource Officer program and to his former position at Woodland Middle School. Officer Sparks has served in this position until the date of his retirement from the Coeur d’Alene Police Department, June 8, 2018. Since 2003, in addition to 14 years working with youth in Coeur d’Alene Schools as a School Resource and DARE Officer, Officer Sparks has served more than 4200 hours teaching character education and values to Coeur d’Alene’s youth. Officer Sparks considers it a privilege to have been given the opportunity to serve with his Coeur d’Alene colleagues in the School Resource Officer program, several of whom still serve in the Coeur d’Alene Police Department, Lieutenants Brandon McCormick and Jeff Walther, Sergeants Jana Alleman, Mark Todd, and Brady Reed, Officers Andy Tenney, Steve Harris, Crystal Shaw, Bryan Alexander, Nate Peterson, Jordan Noble, Gus Wessel, Lee Morgan, Ashley Caiafa, and Mario Rios. During his tenure at the Coeur d’Alene Police Department, Officer Sparks served on the Special Incident Response Team from 2002 to 2007, the Honor Guard from 2003 to the present, and is the recipient of the Humanitarian Award for his many and varied services to youth in the Coeur d’Alene School District and more widely in Kootenai County Officer Sparks has been married 37 years, has four grown children and ten wonderful grandchildren. He has enjoyed a long and rewarding 40-years in public service.

Coffee with a Cop is off and running! So stop by Anchored Coffee Company and say Hi! We would love to see you!

The Coeur d'Alene Police Department would like to express our sincerest appreciation to all of the businesses and individuals who sent food and support to our department last week during Police Memorial Week. We're grateful to be part of this supportive community. Some of the businesses who provided food were: Anchored Caruso's Cosmic Cowboy Domino's The Donut House Gross Donuts Jimmy John's Lean Bean Nate's Pizza The Olive Garden Pastry and More Pilgrims Qdoba Renee's on Ramsey Rx Meals Subway Texas Roadhouse Again, on behalf of the Coeur d'Alene Police Department, thank you!