Tehama County Sheriff's Office
P.O. Box 729 • 22840 Antelope Boulevard
Red Bluff, CA  96080
(530) 529-7900 •  (530) 529-7933 FAX
Inmate Mail:  P.O. Box 490, Red Bluff, CA  96080




Jail Division



Captain Dave Kain began his law enforcement career in 1995 as a Reserve Police Officer for the City of Woodland.  From there he went to Corning Police Department where he served as a Canine handler, Field Training Officer, Gang Investigator, SWAT team member and worked two tours in narcotics. 

In 2008, Dave promoted to Sergeant with the Tehama County Sheriff’s Office where he was assigned to the Operations Division as a patrol sergeant.  Dave continued his service as a SWAT team leader for the Sheriff’s Office.  In 2011, Dave was assigned as the Investigations Sergeant, where he supervised Detectives, task force agents of TIDE and Deputy Coroners.

In November 2013, Dave was promoted to Captain and assigned as the commander of the Jail Division.  He currently supervises the Main Jail, Court Security, Court Bailiff’s and the Day Reporting Center.  He is also the Tactical Commander for the SWAT Team.

Captain Kain resides in the Red Bluff area.  He is married and has five children.  He enjoys hunting, fishing and sports.    




Main Jail / Jail Staff


Sergeant Gibson


Captain Kain


Medical Staff



                            Jail Division Sergeants     

CO Sergeant
CO Sergeant
CO Sergeant
CO Sergeant

CO Sergeant




Tehama County Jail

The Tehama County Jail is located at 502 Oak Street (corner of Oak & Madison) in Red Bluff, California. It was built in 1974 with additions completed in 1994. The Main Jail has a capacity for 227 inmates and houses sentenced and pre-sentenced inmates.

The Main Jail is managed by Captain Kain. Supervisors include an Administrative CO Sergeant, four (4) CO Sergeants, a Cook Supervisor, and a Medical Supervisor. Other workers in the jail include Deputies, Correctional Officers, Sheriff Service Officers, Clerks, Cooks, and Nurses, Reserve Officers and S.T.A.R.S. Volunteers also add to the work force of the jail.

The Jail Division is the largest Division of the Tehama County Sheriff
s Office and comprises about half of the Sheriff Office’s personnel and budget. The Jail has the capacity to house 227 inmates.

The Jail Division includes the Main Jail, Transportation Unit, Medical Unit, and Food Services. For more information on these units, click on the appropriate icon.



Serving our Community with "P.R.I.D.E.” 
Professionalism, Respect, Integrity, Dedication, Equality.”