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Location: Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, United States

Raised in Palouse, WA. Graduated from Washington State University. US Army (Counterintelligence). US Secret Service (Technical Security Division) in Fantasyland-on-the-Potomac and Los Angeles. Now living in north Idaho.

Thursday, February 28, 2008

The Kootenai County Prosecuting Attorney

Kootenai County Prosecutor Bill Douglas announced he will not seek reelection this November. Here are some questions for discussion:
  • What is your understanding of the job of the Kootenai County Prosecutor? What do you believe the prosecutor’s duties and responsibilities are?
  • What are your expectations for the person elected to that position?
  • What do you consider to be the most and least important personal qualifications for the Kootenai County Prosecutor?
  • Identify a candidate who has the professional qualifications you believe to be essential for the prosecutor’s position? Explain why that candidate is qualified.
  • Over the next four years, what do you believe the most significant challenges for the Kootenai County Prosecutor will be?
  • If you could give the new prosecutor one piece of advice, what would it be?