Will Fruehling

Sheriff's Office
Title: Chief Deputy
Phone: 208-788-5551

Will Fruehling started his career in 1995 with the Ketchum Police Department as a patrol officer. In 1996, he became a patrol deputy for the Blaine County Sheriff’s Office, serving for over 10 years. During this time he was a Field Training Officer, a member of the Blaine County Drug Task Force (now NET), the Sheriff’s Emergency Response Team (SERT) and a Drug Detection K9 Handler. In 2001, he was promoted to Sergeant.

In 2005, Fruehling moved to Boise with his family working as an Investigator for the Idaho Department of Correction. In 2009, he was promoted to Chief Investigator of the Special Investigations Unit, where he supervised five statewide divisions: Internal Affairs Unit, Gang Intelligence Unit, Background Investigations Unit and the Fugitive/Drug Investigations Unit. In 2017, he was appointed Chief Deputy by Sheriff Harkins. Chief Deputy Fruehling holds a Management Certification from the Idaho Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST).

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