News Flash

Posted on: September 16, 2019

There are still spots available on Jr High Swim Team

Walk in, call or REGISTER ONLINE for the 2019-2010 Jr High Swim Team:

Wes Deist Aquatic Center149th St.Idaho Falls, ID208-612-8519

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Additional Info... Aquatic Center
Posted on: September 26, 2019

Coaches Needed for Jr High

The 2019-2020 Jr High Swim Team Season is about to begin!  Practices start December 2nd and finish February 22nd with the 2020 Luptak Championship Swim Meet.  Fill out an application HERE and bring it in or email it to Ashli Johnson at a...

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More information about the Jr High Team Aquatic Center
Posted on: October 21, 2019

Polar Bear Plunge

$20 - Cost includes a t-shirt.

Costume Contest5:00pm - Cornhole Toss6:00pm - Polar Bear Plunge6:30pm - Snowman Relay  

Prizes for all events!  

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Additional Info... Aquatic Center
Posted on: September 26, 2019

Scout classes in November!

Sign up for Cub Scout electives, 1st and 2nd class requirements, Swimming merit badge, Lifesaving merit badge or CPR for Scouts.  

For more information and registration... Aquatic Center

News Flash

Posted on: October 21, 2019

City of Idaho Falls Leaf Collection Schedule

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Courtesy of the Street Division, residents in Idaho Falls will once again receive help with leaf collection this fall. The leaf collection schedule begins Monday, Oct 28. Residents can pile leaves in the street next to the curb and crews will come along a...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: October 17, 2019

Idaho Falls City Council Votes to Extend High Speed Fiber Network to Entire City

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(Idaho Falls, ID) – In a unanimous vote at a special City Council meeting this evening, the Idaho Falls City Council moved to continue the expansion the city’s fiber network to provide high speed broadband access throughout the entire ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: October 16, 2019

Early Morning Fire on Skyline Drive

Skyline Drive Fire October 16 2019

Idaho Falls, ID:  At approximately 1:22 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 16, the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to the 700 block of North Skyline Drive for a structure fire. It was reported that one occupant inside the one-story, multi-family ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: October 15, 2019

Small Fire at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center

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*The following is a joint press release from the Idaho Falls Fire Department and Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center. 

Idaho Falls, ID:  At noon on Tuesday, Oct. 15 the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to Eastern Idaho Regiona...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: October 7, 2019

Idaho Falls Zoo Hosts 19th Annual Boo at the Zoo and Zoo Lights Night

Boo at the Zoo

Are you ready for the biggest, most-exciting Boo at the Zoo at the Idaho Falls Zoo ever? 

This year's Boo at the Zoo is set for October 24, 25, and 26. Hosted by Tautphaus Park Zoological Society (TPZS), Boo at the Zoo is one of Idaho Falls&rs...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: September 26, 2019

Idaho Falls Celebrates 100 Percent Clean Energy Portfolio, Commits to Conservation Policies

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(Idaho Falls, ID) –In a resolution passed Thursday night, the Idaho Falls City Council celebrated the city’s 100 percent clean and carbon free energy portfolio and committed to pursue clean energy use and policies throughout the city i...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: September 10, 2019

Idaho Falls Fire Department & EIRMC receive awards

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Prompt response times, high-quality of care, and effective coordination of patient care with receiving centers resulted in the American Heart Association presenting the Idaho Falls Fire Department (IFFD) and Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center (EIRMC) w...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: September 9, 2019

Idaho Falls Zoo Announces New Halloween Event for Adults

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Idaho Falls Zoo already brings you the best Halloween event around with Boo at the Zoo and zoo lights. We’re now excited to announce an addition to the October fun with a new adults-only masquerade ball & murder mystery brought to you by the...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: September 6, 2019

Lions, tigers, and brews… Oh my!

Lions and Zoo Brew Keg

Enjoy an evening at the zoo when the animals are active and the beer is cold, thanks to the support of the North American Brewers Association and the Tautphaus Park Zoological Society. The annual Zoo Brew will be held Friday, Sept. 13 from 5:00-9:00 p.m. ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: September 6, 2019

City’s Recycling Service Impacted by National Markets

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Due to the current conditions in national and even global recycling markets, municipalities all over the United States are finding it more difficult to locate vendors for paper and plastic recyclables; Idaho Falls is no different. As of today, the city is...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: September 5, 2019

Milling & Paving Multiple Streets

HK Contractors requests that motorists do not park on the streets listed below during milling and paving. Vehicles in the way of equipment may be towed.  

Thursday, September 5:

  • I Street, Canal Avenue to Centre Avenue
  • J Street, Canal Avenue to Centr...
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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 15, 2019

City Public Works Holds Public Meeting on S Boulevard Changes

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The City of Idaho Falls Public Works Department held a second public meeting this evening to present findings on the ongoing study of changes made to South Boulevard last year.

The meeting, held at the Maeck Education Center at Tautphaus Park, was in respo...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 12, 2019

Second South Boulevard public meeting scheduled for Thursday

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Idaho Falls, ID – A public meeting regarding South Boulevard will be held on Thursday, Aug. 15 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Maeck Education Center at the Idaho Falls Zoo. The meeting will begin with a presentation at 6 p.m.

This is th...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 23, 2019

Patriotic rock band to jump start Guns vs. Hoses charity softball game

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Idaho Falls, ID – If watching law enforcement and firefighters challenge each other on the softball field isn’t entertaining enough, add a splash of patriotic rock music to the mix!

Madison Rising describes themselves as being, “America’s most patriotic ro...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 23, 2019

Long-time City Employee Wins State Award

Darrin Lords, WWTP Plant Foreman

Idaho Falls, ID – “If you have a question about any type of biological treatment activity, he has the answer,” stated coworker Mike Henricksen when asked about his experience working with Darrin Lords at the City of ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 10, 2019

Early Morning Fire on 19th Street

19th Street Fire

Idaho Falls, ID:  On July 10 at 4:25 a.m. the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to the 200 block of W. 19th Street for a report of a structure fire. Two engines, one ladder truck, three ambulances and a battalion chief responded.

When fir...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 5, 2019

UPDATE: Chip Sealing & Fog Coating on Several City Streets

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HK Contractors has expanded the chip sealing and fog coating construction project already underway near Melaleuca Field to include streets between N Boulevard and N Emerson and E Anderson Street and May Street. Please watch for equipment and workers, foll...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 1, 2019

Fire at Lincoln Alternative High School

Lincoln High School Fire July 1

Idaho Falls, ID:  On July 1 at approximately 1:22 a.m., the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to a fire alarm at Lincoln Alternative High School at 3175 E. Lincoln Road. At 1:25 a.m. the call was upgraded to a structure fire after an ind...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 17, 2019

Street Sweeping Schedule

Street Sweeping Schedule

Idaho Falls, ID – The Street Division will begin sweeping neighborhoods, arterial and collector streets on Monday, May 20. The streets have been divided into zones, similar to garbage collection, beginning with zone A.  

Each zo...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 9, 2019

Outdoor Fires in City of Idaho Falls Limits

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Idaho Falls, ID:  Outdoor fires are a common response for the Idaho Falls Fire Department during the spring and summer months. While recreational fires are permitted inside City of Idaho Falls limits when the below conditions and requirements are...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: April 15, 2019

City of Idaho Falls to Replace Water Tower

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Idaho Falls, ID – Idaho Falls Public Works staff briefed the Idaho Falls City Council today on plans to replace the city’s aging water tower, currently located along the Snake River near Idaho Falls Power.  The tower ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: February 11, 2019

Mission: Save Lives

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Not one more life lost to carbon monoxide poisoning! Not one! Those are the words found on the cokills.org website. The website and corresponding No C.O. Foundation were established by an Idaho Falls firefighter and his family after the devastating loss o...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: January 7, 2019

City of Idaho Falls Now Offers Glass Recycling Services

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Idaho Falls, ID – Thanks to a partnership between the City of Idaho Falls and Momentum Recycling, community members in Idaho Falls now have the ability to recycle glass. The new 3-yard blue containers will be delivered on Tuesday, Jan. ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: December 21, 2017

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

December 21, 2017

Idaho Falls Police Department Contact:

Holly CookPublic Information Officer605 N. Capital AveIdaho Falls, Idaho 83402Office: (208) 612-8655Cell: (208) 589-3091hcook@idahofallsidaho.govIdaho Falls Police Chief announces...

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City of Idaho Falls News

News Flash

Posted on: October 7, 2019

Real Heroes' Trunk or Treat

Trunk or Treat 2019

Bring all your little ghosts and goblins to a safe, family-friendly "Real Heroes' Trunk-or-Treat" event hosted by Idaho Falls Police, Idaho Falls Fire, and the Bonneville County Sheriff. First-responders and local businesses will partner to prov...

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Fire Department Announcements
Posted on: October 3, 2019

Curt Isakson Seminar

Curt Isakson Seminar

This is a free 2-day seminar, but we are requiring RSVPs for each day so that we can get a head count for food. Thank you! 

REGISTER HERE

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Fire Department Announcements
Posted on: April 23, 2019

PulsePoint Mobile App

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Get the App! Save a life! 

Application users who have indicated they are trained in CPR and willing to assist in an emergency can be notified if someone nearby is having a cardiac emergency and may require CPR. The free PulsePoint app is available...

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Fire Department Announcements

News Flash

Posted on: October 16, 2019

Early Morning Fire on Skyline Drive

Skyline Drive Fire October 16 2019

Idaho Falls, ID:  At approximately 1:22 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 16, the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to the 700 block of North Skyline Drive for a structure fire. It was reported that one occupant inside the one-story, multi-family ...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: October 15, 2019

Small Fire at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center

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*The following is a joint press release from the Idaho Falls Fire Department and Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center. 

Idaho Falls, ID:  At noon on Tuesday, Oct. 15 the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to Eastern Idaho Regiona...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: October 1, 2019

5th Wheel Fatality at RV Campground

The following is a joint press release from the Idaho Falls Fire Department and Idaho Falls Police Department. 

Idaho Falls, ID:  On October 1, 2019 at 12:07 p.m. the Idaho Falls Fire and Police Departments were dispatched to 1440 Lindsay...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: September 18, 2019

Le Ritz Hotel & Suites Fire

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The following is a joint press release from the Idaho Falls Fire Department and the Idaho Falls Police Department. 

Idaho Falls, ID: On Sept. 18 at approximately 2:36 a.m., Idaho Falls Emergency Dispatch received a call from a hotel occup...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: September 16, 2019

Basement Fire

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On September 15, 2019 at approximately 11:47 p.m. Idaho Falls Emergency Dispatch received a call from an individual reporting smoke coming from the basement of a single family home located on the 1400 block of Alameda Avenue.  There were three ad...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: September 12, 2019

Firefighters are asking for your help this weekend

Fill the Boot Event

The Idaho Falls Fire Department will once again participate in the annual Fill the Boot campaign this Friday and Saturday at the intersection of Hitt Road & 17th Street from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m.

The event raises money for kids, adults and families...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: September 10, 2019

Idaho Falls Fire Department & EIRMC receive awards

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Prompt response times, high-quality of care, and effective coordination of patient care with receiving centers resulted in the American Heart Association presenting the Idaho Falls Fire Department (IFFD) and Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center (EIRMC) w...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: July 26, 2019

Small Bedroom Fire

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The Idaho Falls Fire Department responded to a fire at 10:33 p.m. last night, July 25, at the 2000 block of Bodily Circle. The fire was started by a malfunctioning lamp that caught a small table on fire as well as the contents of the table.

Three adults we...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: July 23, 2019

Patriotic rock band to jump start Guns vs. Hoses charity softball game

Madison Rising

Idaho Falls, ID – If watching law enforcement and firefighters challenge each other on the softball field isn’t entertaining enough, add a splash of patriotic rock music to the mix!

Madison Rising describes themselves as being, &ldq...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: July 18, 2019

Four Rescued from Snake River

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Idaho Falls, ID:  On July 18 at 9:35 p.m. the Idaho Falls Fire Department and Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to a water rescue at 325 River Parkway, on the west side of the river, just north of the Broadway Bridge.

Fo...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: July 17, 2019

IFPD and IFFD Respond to Fire at Motel 6

Motel 6 Hotel Room Fire

Idaho Falls, ID – This morning at 9:05 a.m. the Idaho Falls Emergency Dispatch Center received a call from a man reporting a fire in a guest room at the Motel 6 at 1448 W Broadway. Idaho Falls Police and Idaho Falls Fire both responded ...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: July 10, 2019

Early Morning Fire on 19th Street

19th Street Fire

Idaho Falls, ID:  On July 10 at 4:25 a.m. the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to the 200 block of W. 19th Street for a report of a structure fire. Two engines, one ladder truck, three ambulances and a battalion chief responded.

When fir...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: July 1, 2019

Fire at Lincoln Alternative High School

Lincoln High School Fire July 1

Idaho Falls, ID:  On July 1 at approximately 1:22 a.m., the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to a fire alarm at Lincoln Alternative High School at 3175 E. Lincoln Road. At 1:25 a.m. the call was upgraded to a structure fire after an ind...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: May 9, 2019

Outdoor Fires in City of Idaho Falls Limits

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Idaho Falls, ID:  Outdoor fires are a common response for the Idaho Falls Fire Department during the spring and summer months. While recreational fires are permitted inside City of Idaho Falls limits when the below conditions and requirements are...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: February 11, 2019

Mission: Save Lives

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"Not one more life lost to carbon monoxide poisoning! Not one!" Those are the words found on the cokills.org website. The website and corresponding No C.O. Foundation were established by an Idaho Falls firefighter and his family after the devast...

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Fire Department News

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Posted on: October 15, 2019

Now Closed Daily But Open for Boo!

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Thanks for another amazing season! Your Zoo is now closed for daily operations through the winter. We’ll open for Boo at the Zoo on Oct. 24 & 25 from 5:00-8:30pm, and Oct. 26 from 2:00-8:30 pm. We’ll also be open Oct. 28 & 29 f...

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Idaho Falls Zoo
Posted on: October 7, 2019

Get Ready for Boo at the Zoo and Zoo Lights!

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This year's Boo at the Zoo is set for October 24, 25, and 26. Hosted by Tautphaus Park Zoological Society (TPZS), Boo at the Zoo is one of Idaho Falls’ largest fundraising events. Included in your ticket purchase will be the greatest number of b...

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News Flash

Posted on: October 2, 2019

Pre-School Gym - Tues & Fri

Starting Oct. 15 - Mar 31, we offer Pre-school Gym for the little ones to come play with other kids indoors. We have lots of great toys for the kids!!!! You can bring the kids twice a week on Tuesdays and Fridays, cost is just $1.00 per child.

Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: September 16, 2019

Boo at the Zoo - Oct 24, 25 & 26

Enjoy over 500,000 lights, 1000 pumpkins, light sculptures, decorations and trick-or-treat stations throughout the zoo. This “Merry not Scary” event also includes costume contests each night for all ages.

Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 15, 2019

Zoo Lights - Oct 28 & 29

Enjoy the beautiful Halloween decorations without the crowds! There will NOT be Trick-or-Treat stations, costume contests or crafts and games. Admission is half-price of regular zoo admission and TPZS membership can be used.

Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 7, 2019

NEW! Mother, Son Date - Nov 2

New this year we are offering a Mother/son date at the Ice Arena. We will have games, pizza and of course ice skating!! Sure to be a good time. Skate rental & private lessons for those who need a refresher, as well as skate aids for the child if needed

Additional Info... Parks & Recreation

News Flash

Posted on: October 21, 2019

Information regarding IFPD Officer Involved Shooting on October 18

Officers responded to a report of a suicidal male. Officers attempted to communicate with the male but he refused to do so. The male displayed a handgun aimed in the direction of the officers & fired once. Three officers fired their weapons into the car.

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On October 18th, 2019 at approximately 10:40 p.m. Idaho Falls Police Officers responded to a report of a suicidal male. According to the report, the male was parked in a vehicle near the intersection of E ...

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Police Department News
Posted on: October 19, 2019

Officer Involved Shooting

On October 18th at approximately 11:00 p.m., IFPD Officers were involved in an officer involved shooting. The investigation is being conducted by the Southeast Idaho Critical Incident Team, which consists of law enforcement agencies from the region.

On October 18th, 2019 at approximately 11:00 p.m. near the intersection of E 25th Street and S Emerson Avenue, Idaho Falls Police Officers were involved in an officer involved shooting. One involved male is deceased. The officers did not sustain any injur...

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Police Department News
Posted on: September 18, 2019

Le Ritz Hotel & Suites Fire

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On Sept. 18 at approximately 2:36 a.m. Idaho Falls Emergency Dispatch received a call from a hotel occupant who reported smelling smoke from the first floor of the Le Ritz Hotel & Suites in Idaho Falls.

The following is a joint press release from the Idaho Falls Fire Department and the Idaho Falls Police Department. 

Idaho Falls, ID: On Sept. 18 at approximately 2:36 a.m., Idaho Falls Emergency Dispatch received a call from a hotel occup...

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Police Department News
Posted on: August 21, 2019

IFPD Promotes Four Officers

The Idaho Falls Police Department held a ceremony for four recent promotions. Captain Jeremy Galbreaith, Lieutenant Jessica Marley, Sergeant Craig Morgan, and Sergeant Malin Reynolds have each been promoted from their previous ranks.

The Idaho Falls Police Department recently held a promotion ceremony for four recent promotions. Captain Jeremy Galbreaith, Lieutenant Jessica Marley, Sergeant Craig Morgan, and Sergeant Malin Reynolds have each been promoted from their previous ranks.

Cap...

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Police Department News
Posted on: July 31, 2019

Arrest Made Following Incident at Tautphaus Park

On Tuesday, July 30th, at approximately 9:30 p.m. Idaho Falls Police Dispatch received multiple calls from people reporting gun shots at Tautphaus Park near the skate park. Idaho Falls Police Officers and EMS immediately responded to the area.

On Tuesday, July 30th, at approximately 9:30 p.m. Idaho Falls Police Dispatch received multiple calls from people reporting gun shots at Tautphaus Park near the skate park. Callers stated that a person in a vehicle had shot into a group of cars and people...

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Police Department News
Posted on: July 17, 2019

IFPD and IFFD Respond to Fire at Motel 6

Motel 6 Hotel Room Fire

Officers were able to locate the room on the second floor and gain entry where they found a pile of bath towels on fire in the room.

Idaho Falls, ID – This morning at 9:05 a.m. the Idaho Falls Emergency Dispatch Center received a call from a man reporting a fire in a guest room at the Motel 6 at 1448 W Broadway. Idaho Falls Police and Idaho Falls Fire both responded to the fir...

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Police Department News
Posted on: July 11, 2019

IFPD Starts Pilot Motorcycle Officer Program

This summer, the Idaho Falls Police Department has launched a new pilot program for motorcycle officers. Two officers who are part of the Traffic Unit have swapped their patrol vehicles for motorcycles.

This summer, the Idaho Falls Police Department has launched a new pilot program for motorcycle officers. Two officers who are part of the Traffic Unit have swapped their patrol vehicles for motorcycles.

Idaho Falls roadways are traveled daily by thousands ...

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Police Department News
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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Police Department News

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