Sheriff 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 was hired as a 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 where he oversaw the Operations, Jail and Administrative Divisions. He is also the Tactical Commander for the SWAT Team.
Sheriff Kain resides in Tehama County, has five children and enjoys hunting, fishing, and sports.