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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
Posted on: October 26, 2019

Surfer Swim Camp

Work on your strokes and endurance.  Get ready for the next session of Surfers.  Sign up even if you don't have a Surfer membership!There will be a meet on Saturday, December 21st to wrap things up.

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For more information and registration... Aquatic Center
Posted on: November 19, 2019

Kayak Night Moves to Wednesday

Bring your Kayak from 9-10:15pm on Wednesdays to practice.  Cost is $6.50 per person.  

Aquatic Center
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

News Flash

Posted on: November 19, 2019

Idaho Falls Zoo Hosts Thanksgiving Break Classes for Kids

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Idaho Falls Zoo may be closed for the season, but the education programs are still in full swing! 

Are your kids looking to do something new and different over Thanksgiving break? The zoo is hosting fun and educational two-day classes over the Tha...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: November 18, 2019

Water Tower Facts

Idaho Falls Water Tower

Frequently Asked Questions

Most would agree that landmarks such as our Idaho Falls River Walk, welcome signs, historic buildings, water tower and other iconic structures make Idaho Falls feel like home. Unfortunately, there comes a time when a decision has...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: November 14, 2019

Hazmat team cleaning up suspicious fluid dumped on roadway

Hazmat response

The following is a joint press release from the Idaho Falls Fire Department and Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office. 

At approximately 11:10 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14, the Idaho Falls/Bonneville County Emergency Dispatch Center (911) received a cal...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: November 13, 2019

Everything you need to know about snow removal

Idaho Falls Snow Removal

Property owners are encouraged to review snow removal procedures and sign up for notifications in advance of the first snowfall. The snow removal parking restriction ordinance for the season starts on Friday, Nov. 15 and will remain in effect until March ...

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

Idaho Falls Zoo Ends Another Amazing Season; Continues Monthly Educational Programs

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Having seen more than 140,000 visitors over the course of the year, the Idaho Falls Zoo is now closed for the season and will reopen in April 2020.

However, education programs for all ages are still held each month and the addition of improvements like the...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: October 27, 2019

Large Fire at Precision Boats

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On October 27, 2019 at approximately 12:02 p.m. the Idaho Falls Emergency Dispatch Center received calls from a couple of individuals who reported heavy black smoke coming from the back service area of Precision Boats, located at 2199 N. Woodruff Avenue. ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
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 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: 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

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: 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: 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: 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: November 12, 2019

Holiday Safety Tips

Holiday Safety Tips

Thanksgiving Safety

Have activities that keep kids out of the kitchen during this busy time. Games, puzzles or books can keep them busy.  For more Thanksgiving safety tips, click HERE

Cooking Safety 

The leading cause of fires in...

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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
Posted on: November 5, 2018

AlertSense® Public Safety Alerts

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AlertSense® Signup

Click the banner below to sign up for AlertSense® public safety alerts from the Idaho Falls/Bonneville County Emergency Communications Center. This is a free service for community members. You can also click on the icons ...

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Fire Department Announcements

News Flash

Posted on: November 14, 2019

Hazmat team cleaning up suspicious fluid dumped on roadway

Hazmat response

The following is a joint press release from the Idaho Falls Fire Department and Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office. 

At approximately 11:10 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 14, the Idaho Falls/Bonneville County Emergency Dispatch Center (911) rece...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: November 6, 2019

Secure Fund Established to Collect Donations Following Theft of Firefighting Equipment

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Earlier this week, the Idaho Falls Police Department (IFPD) was alerted that approximately $1,500 worth of life-saving equipment was stolen from firefighters passing through Idaho Falls on their way home to Montana after fighting fires in California. Due ...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: October 27, 2019

Large Fire at Precision Boats

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On October 27, 2019 at approximately 12:02 p.m. the Idaho Falls Emergency Dispatch Center received calls from a couple of individuals who reported heavy black smoke coming from the back service area of Precision Boats, located at 2199 N. Woodruff Avenue. ...

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Fire Department 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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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 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: 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: November 14, 2019

Upcoming Events at Your Zoo

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Having seen more than 140,000 visitors over the course of the year, the Idaho Falls Zoo is now closed for the season and will reopen in April 2020.

However, education programs for all ages are still held each month and the addition of improvements like the...

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Idaho Falls Zoo
Posted on: October 30, 2019

Your Zoo is Closed for the Season

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Idaho Falls Zoo is now closed for daily operations until April 2020. Thanks for your amazing support!

We are still offering great programs while we're closed. From family programs, to youth classes and we'll bring the zoo to you in our Zoomobile! For more ...

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Idaho Falls Zoo

News Flash

Posted on: November 19, 2019

Holiday Ice Show Practice - Begins Nov 30

Time to get signed up for the holiday ice show. Registration is now available on-line, in person or over the phone. Practice will begin on Nov. 30th!!!

Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: November 20, 2019

Santa & Zoo Friends - Dec 7

Enjoy yummy treats and games while meeting Santa and his zoo friends. Please sign up for your desired arrival time. Ages 12 and under must be accompanied by an adult.

Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: November 18, 2019

Youth Basketball - Deadline Dec 11

It's time to get your teams ready for the Winter youth basketball league. Team registration deadline is Dec. 11th. If you don't have a team for your child they can be placed on a pick-up list, this is not a guarantee they will get put on a team.

Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: November 18, 2019

Laser Light Skate Night - Dec 27

Gather your friends and join us at the Ice Arena for a fun filled Friday night of ice skating in lasers, lights and fog!!! It's sure to be an amazing time. It will begin at 7 pm and it's only $5., which includes skate rental.

Additional Info... Parks & Recreation
Posted on: October 2, 2019

Pre-School Gym - Tue & 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: October 22, 2019

Pickleball

Love playing pickleball? We have indoor pickleball for the cold winter months. Open gym times are Mondays and Wednesdays for 9 am-11 am or 2:00 pm-3:30 pm. Cost is $3.00+ tax or we have punch passes available!! Come check it out

Additional Info... Parks & Recreation

News Flash

Posted on: November 18, 2019

Three Community Members given IFPD Citizen's Certificates of Merit

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IFPD held an Award Ceremony and recognized three community members with Citizen’s Certificates of Merit. IFPD Captain Jeremy Galbreaith was also recognized for graduating from the Northwestern School of Police Staff and Command.

On Thursday, November 14th, the Idaho Falls Police Department held an Award Ceremony and recognized three community members with Citizen’s Certificates of Merit. Idaho Falls Police Captain Jeremy Galbreaith was also recognized for successfully g...

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Police Department News
Posted on: November 16, 2019

Woman arrested for Felony Battery on a Police Officer

Idaho Falls Police Officers arrested Savannah Fenn for Battery on a Police Officer and other offenses stemming from a disturbance and minor damage vehicle accident. Fenn repeatedly kicked officers and attempted to break a Officer's fingers.

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On Friday, November 8th, Idaho Falls Police Officers arrested Savannah Fenn for Battery on a Police Officer and other offenses stemming from a call for service involving a disturbance and minor damage...

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Police Department News
Posted on: November 16, 2019

7 Felony Drug Arrests in the first two weeks of November.

In the first two weeks of November, Idaho Falls Police Officers arrested 7 people on felony drug charges. IFPD Officers seized nearly 100 grams of methamphetamine and heroin, in addition to other illegal substances.

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Idaho Falls, ID – During the first two weeks of November, Idaho Falls Police Officers arrested 7 people on felony drug charges. Through th...

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Police Department News
Posted on: November 10, 2019

IFPD Investigating Reports of a Gun Fired in Bar Parking Lot

NEWS ALERT

Shortly after 1:30 a.m. Idaho Falls Police Dispatch received a report that a person may have fired a gun in the parking lot at Hurricanes Bar. Four IFPD Officers arrived on scene within 1-3 minutes of the call being received.

The Idaho Falls Police Department is investigating reports of a gunshot in the parking lot of the Hurricanes bar early this morning. Shortly after 1:30 a.m. on November 10th, Idaho Falls Police Dispatch received a report that a person may have fired a gun...

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Police Department News
Posted on: November 8, 2019

IFPD Making Effort to Clear Abandoned Vehicles

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On Tuesday, Nov 12th, IFPD will conduct an operation to address and remove illegally parked or abandoned vehicles around the city. Residents are asked to report abandoned vehicles to the Idaho Falls Police Dispatch by calling (208)529-1200.

On Tuesday, November 12th, the Idaho Falls Police Department will be conducting an operation to address and remove illegally parked and abandoned vehicles around the city. In preparation for the operation, residents are asked to report abandoned vehicles ...

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Police Department News
Posted on: October 24, 2019

IFPD and ISP Team Up with T-Rex for Crosswalk Safety

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Idaho Falls Police Officers and Idaho State Troopers worked with Antman and a T-Rex to enforce crosswalk safety this morning. Later in the day, a 73-year-old woman was taken to the hospital after being struck by a vehicle while in another crosswalk.

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Idaho Falls, ID – Earlier this morning, Idaho Falls Police Officers and Idaho State Police Troopers teamed up with Antman and a tyrannosaurus-rex to educate drivers on cros...

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Police Department News
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 pointed 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.

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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 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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