Protecting the lives, property, and constitutional rights of people in Idaho since 1919.

About Us

The detectives assigned in the District offices have training and specialize in clandestine lab enforcement, crime scene investigation, drug enforcement, polygraph services, police integrity investigations, executive protection and violent crimes against persons.

The Office of Investigations is comprised of 73 personnel consisting of 62 sworn enforcement personnel. There are six (6) offices statewide which provide a quick response to requests for assistance.

Of particular concern to the Idaho State Police is the attempt to legalize marijuana for use for some alleged medical conditions or as an agricultural crop. Please see our programs section for more information on this topic and others.

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Idaho State Police Headquarters
700 S. Stratford Drive, Meridian, ID 83642
208.884.7000