PHOTOS: The Buoys of Summer
Kootenai County Sheriff’s Marine Deputy Gerald Wallace departs a boat at Higgens Point on Wednesday.
A Jet Ski operator with the Kootenai County Sheriff's Office takes part in the training on Lake Coeur d'Alene on Wednesday.
Kootenai County Sheriff's Office Sgt. Ryan Miller heads out on Lake Coeur d'Alene Wednesday to check on training exercises for marine deputies.
Kootenai County Sheriff's Office seasonal deputies take part in training exercises on Wednesday on Lake Coeur d'Alene.
Sgt. Ryan Miller, KCSO recreation safety supervisor, took over in January and is in charge of search and rescue operations, the 13-person dive team, and the marine patrol of the county’s 18 lakes and 54 miles of rivers.
This summer, he’ll oversee a team of 10 seasonal marine deputies who will be supervised by two full-time marine deputies.