- District Information
|Population: 100,533 (approx.)||Roadway Mileage: 3,437 (approx.)|
District Two stretches from Mineral Mountain in the north to a point just north of the 45th parallel in the Little Salmon River canyon. It encompasses one of the largest geographical areas in the state, with one of the smallest population of all the Districts. District Two borders Oregon/Washington on the west and Montana on the east.
Notable landmarks in the area include the world famous Hells Canyon, the Main and Little Salmon Rivers, the Nez Perce Indian Reservation, the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness and the University of Idaho. The district is known for its world famous Salmon and Steelhead fishing on the Clearwater and Snake Rivers. Lewiston has the only inland seaport and it is utilized to ship wood and farm products worldwide. Five of Idaho's six wild and scenic rivers run through North Central Idaho. The district is home to the Dworshak Dam, the highest straight-axis concrete dam in the Western Hemisphere
District 2 maintains the following facilities: Patrol and Investigations
Idaho State Police Patrol
District 2 Patrol is situated at the confluence of the Snake and Clearwater Rivers in north central Idaho, with Headquarters in Lewiston. District 2 encompases the counties of Nez Perce, Latah, Lewis, Clearwater, and Idaho.
There are 25 employees assigned to traffic patrol enforcement, commercial vehicle enforcement, and support services.
The Idaho State Police District 2 Detectives office is located in Lewiston the county seat of Nez Perce County.
Our Detectives respond to criminal activities including: illicit drug laboratories, indoor and outdoor marijuana grow operations, homicides, embezzlement, major crime scenes and other requests for assistance from our local law enforcement partners in the district.
Lewiston, and its neighboring city Clarkston, Washington are located at the confluence of the Clearwater and Snake rivers. The Lewis Clark Valley is the economic, transportation and population hub of the North Central Idaho area. The valley provides access to Hells Canyon as well as a variety of other nearby outdoor recreational areas. The area is home to three major colleges and universities; Lewis Clark State College in Lewiston, the University of Idaho in Moscow and Washington State University in Pullman, Wa.
The "Quad Cities" (Lewiston and Moscow Idaho and Clarkston and Pullman Washington) are within forty miles of each other and very inter-dependant. Criminals travel freely between the communities and it is not unusual for some to commit crimes in both states on the same day.
Located in the middle of major north/south as well and east/west regional travel routes, the Lewiston valley has been a stopping off point for travelers ranging from the native Nez Perce tribe and the Lewis & Clark Expedition to modern outdoor recreationists. Lewiston's easy access to hunting and fishing as well as its temperate four season climate has contributed to its population growth. Of course, with an increase in population comes a commensurate increase in criminal activity.
If you suspect someone of or have any information involving drug or criminal activity in the area please contact us.
By providing us with as much information as possible, you will better equip us in these investigations.
The Idaho State Police actively solicits information on criminal activity within the State of Idaho.
Any information received will be disseminated to the appropriate local law enforcement agencies and the anonymity of the sender and the privacy of all information received will be respected.
Medal of Valor
The Medal of Valor is the highest award of honor that can be bestowed on a sworn officer in recognition for an act of selfless bravery under extreme conditions above and beyond duty requirements.
|John K. Ferriss||12/28/1995|
|Dale T. Hughes||12/28/1995|
The Silver Star is the second highest award for heroism in the face of danger that may be presented to a sworn officer.
|Dan C. Howard||12/28/1995|
|Dan C. Howard||1/19/2000|
The Purple Heart is awarded to a sworn officer who is injured in the line of duty.
Life Saving Award
The Life Saving Award is awarded to any employee who saves the life of another person, whether on-duty or off-duty.