David Kramer – 2016 Republican Nominee Boundary County Sheriff
avid Kramer is the Republican nominee for Boundary County Sheriff after an overwhelming win in the 2016 May Primary Election. Kramer has the experience, leadership and community involvement that makes him the only choice for Sheriff.
His law enforcement experience spans over 40 years, from a Law Enforcement Explorer with the Boundary County Sheriffs Office, Cadet with CDA Police Dept., Reserve Deputy with Boundary County Sheriffs Office and Patrolman, Asst. Chief and Police Chief with Bonners Ferry Police. He is currently a Police Officer with the Kootenai Tribe of Idaho.
Kramer holds the highest level certification that a Peace Officer can obtain in Idaho, the Executive level which he earned and has maintained since 1999. He has worked with North Idaho College as the Law Enforcement Coordinator for the Basic Patrol Academy, served as Acting Director of the Police Academy and has been an Instructor for the College in Criminal Justice courses. Kramer was nominated, selected and completed the National Academy in Quantico Virginia, along with the Executive Command College.
In addition to serving 20 years as the Police Chief, responsible for the budget, staffing and setting goals for the department, Kramer also serves as the Director of Boundary County Emergency Management. Under this position he also manages the County Emergency Management budget, works with the First Responders on training, grants and responses.
Being involved with the community is an asset for the Sheriff, with expansive knowledge of the community as well as serving the community as a volunteer. Kramer remains an active volunteer of Boundary Search and Dive Rescue, and was one of the co-founders of a Dive Rescue Team. He has been a member for over 30 years. He has also served the community as a volunteer on Boundary Ambulance, as an EMT for approximately 12 years. Another passion for Kramer is helping Special Olympic Athletes, where he has served as a volunteer coach and on the State Law Enforcement Torch Run Board, and has been selected and participated on several International Law Enforcement Torch Run Final Legs to benefit Special Olympics.
Kramer holds and has held many leadership positions including President of Idaho Chiefs of Police, President of Montana and Idaho FBI National Academy Associates, Vice President of Idaho Emergency Managers Association, Vice Commander of Idaho State Search and Rescue Association, President of Bonners Ferry Rotary, Chairman of Boundary County Waterways.
Your support will put a Sheriff in Office that will be part of the community and bring the leadership to provide the direction and goals for a professional office.