The Canyon County Sheriff's Office Administration consists of Sheriff Kieran Donahue, Chief Deputy Marv Dashiell, the Office of Professional Standards, Emergency Management, Spillman Applications, Training, Finance, Purchasing and Statistics. Each section in Sheriff's Administration is supervised by a highly trained and experienced Deputy. Each of these units work closely with the other four sections of the Sheriff's Office and strive to provide the highest level of service.
Sheriff Kieran Donahue has been in law enforcement since 2004. Donahue has held several positions within Canyon County Sheriff’s Office; including Detention Deputy, School Resource Officer, Narcotics Detective, Metro Violent Crimes and Gang Task Force Officer and Detective Corporal for the Criminal Investigation Section. Sheriff Donahue was the first Canyon County Sheriff’s Office member to be assigned to the FBI Metro Violent Crime and Gangs Task Force in the Treasure Valley.
Sheriff Donahue joined administration as Chief Deputy in 2012. He has extensive experience in multi-defendant, complex, long term investigations. That extensive experience has helped Sheriff Donahue build strong working relationships with law enforcement and public safety partners in local, state and federal agencies throughout the valley; a valuable asset to the Sheriff’s Office.
Chief Deputy Dashiell
Chief Deputy Marv Dashiell has been in law enforcement since 1987. He joined the Canyon County Sheriff's Office in 1990, where he worked as a Detention Deputy before transferring to the Patrol Section. Upon being promoted to Lieutenant, he supervised both the Patrol and Investigations sections of the Sheriff's Office. In 2013, he was chosen by Sheriff Donahue to become his Chief Deputy.
Chief Deputy Dashiell holds an Idaho Peace Officer’s Standards and Training (POST) Management Certificate and is a 2007 graduate of the Northwestern University Center for Public Safety School of Police Staff and Command.