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Bannock County Sheriff’s Search & Rescue Division

Bannock County Sheriff's Search & Rescue Division Bannock County Sheriff's Search & Rescue is a Specialized Emergency Response Team.  This division is made up entirely of volunteers serving Bannock County who are on call 24/7. While we are not paid, we are none the less professionals and conduct ourselves as...

PREA Annual Report

Bannock County Detention Center Annual PREA Reports Bannock County Detention Center 2020 Annual PREA Report – 01/05/20 Rape and sexual activity seriously reduces the mission of the Bannock County Sheriff’s Office to prevent crime and provide quality criminal justice service.  In accordance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003,...

PREA Annual Survey

  Report based on the Annual Survey of Sexual Violence (Form SSV-3) for the Bannock County Detention Center                           Target Year: 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020                ...

PREA Agency Policy

Bannock County Detention Center Prison Rape Elimination Act Agency Policy The Bannock County Detention Center will initiate either an administrative or criminal investigation as soon as possible after the report of sexual harassment or sexual assault of an inmate or staff member. Allegations that involve potentially criminal behavior will be investigated...

Crime Tips

Report A Crime Tip If your tip is about an emergency please call 911! You can report non-emergency tips by calling  208-236-7111 Bannock County Crime Tip Form Use our Crime Tip Form below to report illegal activity that you observe. The information you provide will help us successfully respond to these...

Victim Services

Bannock County Sheriff Victim Information  Look for offenders and register for changes to their custody status.  Frequently Asked Questions about the Victim Witness Program I am a victim of a crime; how do I report it? How can I drop charges against someone, make additions to a police report, or correct...

STAR Team

Southeast Idaho Special Tactics And Response (STAR) The Southeast Idaho Special Tactics and Response (STAR) Team was originally formed in 1979 with five team members from the Bannock County Sheriff’s Office.  The team responded to critical incidents throughout Southeast Idaho for many years, and eventually consisted of seventeen certified and...

About the Sheriff

Bannock County Sheriff – Lorin W. Nielsen As Sheriff of Bannock County, I am proud of our Office and the service that we are able to give to our community. I am especially proud of the 120 trained professionals that work for this o Office. They are dedicated and loyal...

Sheriff Records

Bannock County Sheriff’s Records Records is responsible for processing the criminal complaints created by the Bannock County Sheriff’s Office. These consist of arrests, citations, and complaints. GENERAL INFORMATION:       Office Hours:  7 am -6 pm Monday – Thursday   Fees:     Reports:  $1.00 per report Fingerprints: $5.00 CASH ONLY per...

Pocatello Dispatch

Pocatello Dispatch Center Pocatello Police Bannock County Dispatch Chubbuck Dispatch 911 Home Page The Pocatello Police Departments Communications Center is a state-of-the-art facility utilizing new technology and human resources to provide the best service possible. The Communications Center is staffed by Dispatch Supervisor Sandie Huerta, four Lead Dispatch Supervisors and...

Press Reports

Bannock County Sheriff Press Reports Find Bannock County Incidents Reports on our Facebook page. Or paste daily report below: John UnderwoodSubject: Bannock County Press Release for 09-10-14Attachments: Seek,Clayton W.jpg; Roberts,Levi J.jpg; Ramirez,Albert B.jpgImportance: LowBannock County Sheriff’s OfficeMedia Arrest Summary, by NameE-911 Data Report, by Agency and Nature w/Location Agency: BCSD Bannock County...

Patrol Services

Bannock County Patrol Services Our Patrol Division consists of 22 deputies, who provide twenty-four hour law enforcement services to all the unincorporated areas of the County and to four (4) contracted municipalities. Patrol areas amount to 1142 square miles, with a total county population of approximately 83,000. In addition, some...

Sheriff K9 Program

Bannock County Sheriff’s K9 Program K-9s (police service dogs) are a tremendous asset for law enforcement. Since the introduction of service dogs into Bannock County in 1989, these dogs have repeatedly shown their use as a locating tool. As a result of the K-9s, thousands of dollars in illegal drugs...

Sheriff’s Mission Statement

Bannock County Sheriff’s Office Mission Statement The Bannock County Sheriff’s Office is committed to protect the lives, property, and rights of all people. We are dedicated to maintain order, and enforce the laws. We are responsible for the professional care and custody of those confined in our jail, the security of...

Internet Fraud

Protect Yourself From Internet Fraud The crimes referred to on this page are international scams where the person committing the fraud is located in a foreign country. If you believe you’ve been defrauded by someone within the United States, please contact Ada County Sheriff’s Dispatch at (208) 377-6790 and request...

Detention Center

Bannock County Detention Center Our Detention Division consists of 56 deputies. In 1955, a new jail was built to house 72 inmates. It provided almost forty (40) years of service before inmate population growth demanded that a new, larger facility be constructed. Today, a modern facility constructed in 1994, can...

Sheriff & Detention Jobs

Bannock County Sheriff's Office Careers To apply for employment with the Bannock County Sheriff's Office, please submit a completed Bannock County Sheriff’s Office Application for Employment to the following address:   Bannock County Sheriff's Office P.O. Box 4666  Pocatello, ID  83205-4666   Pick up applications between 7:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m....

Criminal Interdiction Unit

Bannock County Criminal Interdiction Unit   All Americans are affected by the threat of terrorism, the smuggling of drugs, humans, and other types of contraband throughout the United States and in our communities.   In an effort to reduce crime and to provide a safe environment for citizens and visitors...

Home Safety

Home Safety  A break-in can shatter your feeling of safety at home forever. In the U.S. a home is burglarized once every 15 seconds. The good news is it is one of the most preventable crimes. Taking a few simple steps and learning about how a criminal chooses a target...

Sheriff & Detention Center

Bannock County Sheriff & Detention Center Welcome to Bannock County Sheriff’s Office web site. Bannock County Detention Center Please read before visiting an inmate! Visitor Information Handbook (PDF) Go to Telmate.com to set up a visitation account. Bail Bond Information Post a Bond for Someone at the Sheriff’s Office or call 208-236-7111. Bannock County...

Sheriff Directory & Map

Sheriff’s Department Directory & Map Bannock County Sheriff 5800 S. 5th Avenue Pocatello, Idaho 83201(Map & directions at the bottom of this page) Non-Emergencies208-236-7111 Emergency Services208-236-7104 Administration208-236-7123sheriff@bannockcounty.us Civil Division208-236-7195 Detention Service – Jail 208-236-7125 Records Bureau208-236-7119 Search and Rescue208-236-7184 Map & Directions Click on “Directions to” in the bubble get driving...

Courthouse Security

Bannock County Court House Security IMPORTANT!  We have installed three concealed weapons detectors as part of courthouse security. We want it to be safer for you to do business in the courthouse. The detectors do not put out any kind of rays. They will not hurt a pregnant person or...

County Detectives

Bannock County Detective Division   The BCSO Detective Division has 8 trained detectives working felony cases. We also have one detective who works directly with the Department of Health & Welfare in investigating child abuse cases. Our Department was an active participator in developing a multi-agency approach to child abuse...

Compliance and Investigations

Bannock County Sheriff Compliance and Investigations Rape and sexual activity seriously reduces the mission of the Bannock County Sheriff’s Office to prevent crime and provide quality criminal justice service. In accordance with the Prison Rape Elimination Act of 2003, the Bannock County Detention Center has established a zero tolerance standard...

Crime Resources

Bannock County Sheriff Crime Resources  Bannock County Legal Resources District IV Courts Website Bannock County Prosecutor Website Bannock County Public Defender Site Juvenile Court Services District IV Juvenile Detention Crime Resources Vine – Victim Information and Notification Everyday Idaho Sex Offender Registry Bannock County Most Wanted Bannock County Domestic Violence...

Chubbuck Dispatch

Chubbuck Police/Dispatch Center Pocatello  Dispatch Bannock County Dispatch Chubbuck Dispatch 911 Home Page The Chubbuck Police Departments enhanced 911 system has been in operation for approximately 3 1/2 years. The department currently employs 26 personnel, chief, assistant chief, 2 captains, 3 detectives, 10 patrol officers, animal control officer, 5 dispatchers,...

Civil Matters

Bannock County Sheriff Civil Matters Bannock County Sheriff Civil Division provides service of civil and court documents such as: Subpoenas, Juvenile Summons, Summons & Complaints, Notice Of Hearing, Notice of Hearing for County Commissioners, Notice of Trustee's Sale, Order to Show Cause, Restraining Order, Writ of Attachment, Writ of Execution,...

Car Seat Laws

Car Safety for KidsCar crashes are the leading cause of death for children from three to fourteen years old. In 2004, more than 7800 children died in car crashes in the U.S. However, the number of deaths each year is dropping. This is due mostly to the use of seat...

Sheriff Bike Patrol

Bannock County Bike Patrol Bannock County’s bike patrol was started in the early 1990’s, with two bikes. They quickly proved to be a very efficient and effective way to patrol the small towns and large residential areas of both northern and southern Bannock County. The officers found that they were...

Boating Safety

Boating and Water Safety Every year many people are hurt or killed on our rivers and lakes. We’ve put together some information that should help you create a fun and safe boating experience for your family. Personal Flotation Devices (PFDs) All recreational boats must have at least one Coast Guard approved...

Bannock County Dispatch

Bannock County Dispatch Center Pocatello  Dispatch Bannock County Dispatch Chubbuck Dispatch 911 Home Page The Bannock County Communications Center currently consists of five full time dispatchers and one part time dispatcher, the supervisor is Captain K.G. Fonnesbeck. Our center is responsible for all 911 calls outside the city limits of...

911 Services

Bannock County 911 Dispatch Pocatello  Dispatch Bannock County Dispatch Chubbuck Dispatch How 911 Works 911 Tips 911 Do’s and Don’ts Register Your Cell or VOIP Phone for our Citizen Notification System The Bannock County Emergency Communications Center currently consists of seven full time, highly trained, and experienced dispatchers. The 911...

About the Sheriff’s Office

About the Bannock County Sheriff's Office The Bannock County Sheriff's Office was established in 1893, when the Mills Act created Bannock County. Over a century later, the Bannock County Sheriff's Office is a state of the art office recognized as a pioneer in rural law enforcement in the state. An...

Bail Bonds

Bannock County Bail Bond Information The links with a PDF following them can only be read with the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Coming Soon! Post a Bond for Someone in Jail Online! So You Think You Want To Bail Someone Out Of Jail? Local Court Rules (PDF)    Law and Motion Dates and...