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Jail Division

Dave Kain

Captain Dave Kain

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. He currently oversees the Operations, Jail and Administrative Divisions. He is also the Tactical Commander for the SWAT Team.

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

Jail Division Contact Telephone Numbers
Main Jail / Jail Staff (530) 529-7910
Administration: Captain Kain, Lieutenant Borden and Sergeant Jones (530) 529-7718
Medical Staff (530) 528-7613

Jail Division Sergeants

Administration CO Sgt. Chad Gibson
Correctional Sergeant
Chad Gibson
Court Division
CO Sgt. Lonni Jones
Administrative Correctional
Sergeant Lonni Jones
CO Sgt. Trevor Lindeman
Correctional Sergeant
Trevor Lindeman
CO Sgt. Steven Becker
Correctional Sergeant
Steven Becker
CO Sgt. Steven Becker
Correctional Sergeant
Michael Barrett

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.

Click here to view the Tehama County Sheriff's Office Custody Manual.