Welcome to the Idaho Falls Police Department. The Idaho Falls Police Department has its origins on or around 1891, when the town of Eagle Rock officially changed its name to Idaho Falls.
In the early days the law was enforced by a village marshal.
It officially became a police department in 1895.


Today, the Idaho Falls Police Department is lead by a Chief of Police, Bryce Johnson, who oversees 140 employees - 89 sworn police officers and professional staff of 51 - that conducts the day-to-day operations and services of the department. The Chief and his Command Staff manage an annual budget of $13.8 million.

Service Area

The Idaho Falls Police Department serves a resident population of approximately 59,109 (2015). Idaho Falls, which is the 4th largest city in Idaho, is a regional hub within Bonneville County (population 125,909) and provides several amenities in the region. It has also become a stopping place for many visitors and tourists that travel through the tri-state area. The area of Idaho Falls is 22.7 square miles which includes 314.27 miles of city and state maintained streets.

In 2015, the IFPD responded to 25,584 calls for service.

The officers and staff of the Idaho Falls Police Department are dedicated to providing the highest quality public safety and law enforcement services to people who live, work and play in east Idaho's largest city.

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