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Posted on: June 5, 2019

IFPD To Host Community Presentation on Plans for Future

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What is community-oriented policing? How are we growing and becoming better? What are we doing to keep up with changing crime and public safety needs? What are our plans for the future?
Come to a presentation tomorrow for answers to questions like these.

The Idaho Falls Police Department would like to invite members of the public to a presentation tomorrow night on the department’s Five Year Strategic Plan. The plan includes goals and focus areas for the future including a police facility, impro...

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Posted on: May 22, 2019

Baggin’ & Braggin’ Cornhole Tournament

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A desire to help first responders improve cardiac survival rates prompted two local restaurants to jump into action.

Idaho Falls, ID: A desire to help first responders improve cardiac survival rates prompted two Idaho Falls restaurants to jump into action. Buffalo Wild Wings and MacKenzie River Pizza will host a Baggin’ & Braggin’ Cornhole Tournam...

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Posted on: August 28, 2018

3 ways you can stay safe and informed in Idaho Falls using apps

An increasing number of people are using applications and social media to receive emergency information and urgent alerts. 

The Idaho Falls Police Department wants the local community to know how they can get this emergency information from a reli...

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Posted on: July 12, 2018

“Spirit Ride” coming to Idaho Falls Friday to raise awareness of “move over” laws

Local businessman Wyatt Pickering received a call late Thursday afternoon asking whether he and his company could help with the American Towman Spirit Ride. Even though it was only a few hours away, Pickering answered without hesitation, “Absolutely.”

What's The Spirit Ride?  (From atspiritride.com)  Many are calling the Spirit Ride America's Traveling Memorial Day for First Responders. Founded by American Towman Magazine and B/A Products, the Ride's mission is to pr...

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Police Department News
Posted on: June 27, 2018

Four of IFPD's longest serving officers set to retire

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Three of the them signed off for the final time on Wednesday, June 27th.

Officer Mark Goodman, Officer Lynn Billman and Sergeant Pat McKenna said “goodbye” to their teammates and “hello” to retirement. 

All three long-time veterans of the Idaho Falls Police Department gave their ...

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Posted on: June 27, 2018

Idaho Falls Police arrested suspect of bank robbery within 11 hours thanks to community policing

Craig Blankenship, 36, was arrested on a Felony charge of Robbery after he allegedly robbed the Bank of Commerce on W. Broadway around 9:30 on Tuesday morning.

Thanks to the teamwork of the bank and other local businesses, the police department, community ...

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Posted on: March 2, 2018

Here's how to prepare your kids if there is ever an active shooter

Idaho Falls Police Chief Bryce Johnson sat down with Rett Nelson of EastIdahoNews.com and gave an example of the concept of “Run. Hide. Fight.” 

Johnson explained, “I sat down with my daughter and talked spec...

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Posted on: December 21, 2017

Idaho Falls Police Chief announces four promotions, including the IFPD's first female Sergeant

Idaho Falls Police Chief Bryce Johnson announced the promotion of one new Lieutenant and three new Sergeants.

Idaho Falls Police Chief Bryce Johnson announced the promotions of one Lieutenant and three Sergeants.

  • Sergeant Scott Killian will be promoted to Lieutenant and will be transferred from detectives to patrol.
  • Detective Jessica Marley will be promoted to Serg...
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