TIME OF ELECTIONS — OFFICERS ELECTED
34-618. Election of county sheriffs — Qualifications. (1) At the general election, 1972, and every four (4) years thereafter, a sheriff shall be elected in every county.
(2) No person shall be elected to the office of sheriff unless he has attained the age of twenty-one (21) years at the time of election, is a citizen of the United States and shall have resided within the county one (1) year next preceding his election.
(3) Each candidate shall file his declaration of candidacy with the county clerk.
(4) Each candidate who files a declaration of candidacy shall at the same time pay a filing fee of forty dollars ($40.00) which shall be deposited in the county treasury.
(5) Each person who has been elected to the office of sheriff for the first time shall complete a tutorial concerning current Idaho law and rules as prescribed by the Idaho peace officers standards and training academy, unless the person is already certified as a chief of police, peace officer or detention deputy in the state of Idaho, and shall attend the newly elected sheriffs’ school sponsored by the Idaho sheriffs’ association.
[34-618, added 1970, ch. 140, sec. 98, p. 351; am. 1996, ch. 28, sec. 14, p. 72; am. 2008, ch. 329, sec. 1, p. 901.]