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Ensuring Safety, Serving with Integrity


As the premier law enforcement agency, ISP is dedicated to safeguarding the lives and property of Idaho’s citizens and visitors. With a rich history of service and a commitment to excellence, the men and women of ISP work tirelessly to maintain public safety and uphold the values of integrity, professionalism, and community partnership.

The Idaho State Police offers a variety of career opportunities:

  • Alcohol Beverage Control
  • Brands Inspector
  • Bureau of Criminal Identification
  • Capitol Protective Services / Executive Protection
  • Commercial Vehicle Safety
  • Communications Officer / Dispatch
  • Criminal Intelligence Center
  • Criminal Investigation
  • Domestic Highway Enforcement
  • Financial Services
  • Fleet Services
  • Forensics / Scientists
  • Information Technology
  • Investigations / Detective
  • Office Specialist / Clerical
  • Patrol Services
  • Peace Officer’s Standards and Training
  • Planning, Grants & Research
  • Racing Commission
  • Records Specialist
  • Research Analyst / Grants & Contracts
  • Training Specialist & Coordinator

Current ISP Career Opportunities

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Ride-along requests should be directed to the Patrol District nearest you.

Unparalleled Quality of Life in Idaho

Discover a great family environment, a thriving business atmosphere, and an unrivaled quality of life in Idaho. Residents here relish limitless recreation opportunities amidst a warm family environment.

Embrace the winter wonderland of Idaho, where pristine landscapes provide the perfect backdrop for Nordic and Alpine skiing, snowboarding, and exhilarating snowmobiling. With abundant running water surpassing any other state in the Continental U.S., Idaho offers a diverse array of river-based excursions, from thrilling white-water trips to serene alpine lakes, catering to every water enthusiast.

Renowned for its vast, sparsely populated wilderness areas, Idaho is a haven for hunting and fishing aficionados. The state boasts the widest variety of wildlife in the United States, making it a paradise for outdoor enthusiasts. Fly fishermen from around the globe are drawn to Idaho’s waters, and the allure of ocean-bound steelhead adds a special touch to the angler’s experience.

Indulge in the opportunity to experience all four seasons in Idaho, where adventure beckons at every turn. This state is not just a destination; it’s a lifestyle offering a harmonious blend of nature’s bounty and diverse recreational pursuits.

Investing in Employee Growth: Workforce Development at ISP

At ISP, we hold our employees in high regard, acknowledging their unique talents and untapped potential. Our commitment extends beyond mere employment; we foster an environment that encourages growth and progression from within.

Empowering our workforce with the necessary tools, ISP is dedicated to providing current staff members with the education, training, and experiential insights essential for qualification and success in new opportunities.

Annually, employees engage in a collaborative process, reviewing and updating their individual development plans with supervisors. This dynamic exchange enables a comprehensive evaluation of progress, identification of skill gaps, acquisition of new skills, and strategic charting of career advancement. Defined career objectives, scheduled training initiatives, and regular assessments are integral components of this personalized development plan, ensuring that every ISP team member is on a trajectory toward realizing their professional aspirations.

Inclusive Employment Commitment and Accommodations Policy

The State of Idaho is committed to providing equal employment opportunities and prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals based on their status as protected veterans or individuals with disabilities and prohibits discrimination against all individuals based on their race, color, religion, political affiliation or belief, sex, national origin, genetics, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local laws.

The State of Idaho is committed to access and reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request. If you require accommodation at any step in the selection process, contact the Department of Human Resources (208-334-2263, TTY/TTD: 711) or email ada.coordinator@dhr.idaho.gov.  

Contact Human Resources (208-884-7018) for information regarding the EEOP.

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