News Flash

Posted on: August 10, 2020

Lap Swim Time Changes

The Aquatic Center is returning to normal operating hours beginning Monday, August 10th.Monday through Friday lap swim, 5:30am-9:00am, 11am-4pm, and 8:00-9:00pmSaturday lap swim, 11am-4pmSunday lap swim, 1pm-4pm

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

Upcoming Idaho Falls Zoo Events Canceled

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(Idaho Falls, ID) -- COVID-19 restrictions have resulted in the cancellation of several upcoming fundraising events at the Idaho Falls Zoo hosted by the Tautphaus Park Zoological Society (TPZS). The canceled events include the "5 O’Clock So...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 7, 2020

Construction Notice: Chip sealing begins August 11

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Idaho Falls, ID – Beginning on Tuesday, August 11, HK Contractors will be chip sealing, brooming and fog coating several streets in Idaho Falls. The anticipated completion time for the entire project is 30 days.

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: August 5, 2020

City of Idaho Falls Statement on the Signage of The Great American Outdoors Act

Legislation that will benefit Idaho Falls and the entire state Idaho, championed by United States Congressman Mike Simpson, was signed into law yesterday by President Donald Trump

“The Great American Outdoors act is very meaningful for our commun...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 31, 2020

Several streets scheduled for overlays beginning Aug 3

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Knife River will be working on street overlays between August 3 and September 4 on the streets listed below.  

Vehicles will need to be parked off the street to facilitate the work. In advance of the work, Knife River will place notices on vehicle...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 29, 2020

Idaho Falls Parks & Recreation Partners with HOA, Installs New Playgrounds

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(Idaho Falls, ID) – Children of Idaho Falls have two new areas to recreate thanks to the City of Idaho Falls Parks and Recreation Department and a partnership with a local homeowners association. 

Located just west of Sand Creek Golf Cou...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 29, 2020

Idaho Falls Power Upgrading Power Meters

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Idaho Falls, ID – Residents around Idaho Falls may notice representatives from Idaho Falls Power (IFP) doing work on their electric meters in the near future.

IFP is currently in the process of doing work on power meters around the City ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 28, 2020

Portion of Park Avenue Temporarily Closing for Water Main Replacement

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Beginning on Monday, August 3, Park Avenue, B Street to Constitution Way, will close for water main replacement.

Please do not park on the street for the duration of the project. Any vehicles parked on the street will be towed. Motorists and pedestrians sh...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 22, 2020

Idahoan Foods Partners with City of Idaho Falls to Donate Face Coverings to Community

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(Idaho Falls, ID) – Idahoan Foods has joined forces with the City of Idaho Falls to donate and distribute thousands of cloth face coverings and packaged potatoes to the local community in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Drew Facer, CEO of Idah...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 18, 2020

Early Morning Fire in Bonneville County

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Shortly before 1:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 18, the Idaho Falls Fire Department and Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to S Henry Creek Road, near the Black Hawk water tower in Bonneville County for a report of a brush fire that w...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 14, 2020

Construction Notice: Pavement Preservation Project

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Intermountain Slurry Seal, Inc. has been contracted by the Idaho Transportation Department to perform pavement preservation to various city streets. Motorists are asked to plan alternate routes.  

The project begins Wednesday, July 15 with an anti...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 5, 2020

Six injured in 3-alarm house fire

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

Idaho Falls, ID:  At 5:40 a.m. on July 5, 2020, the Idaho Falls Fire Department and Idaho Falls Police Department were dispat...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: July 3, 2020

Broadway Construction Project Starts Monday (July 6)

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On Monday, July 6, the Idaho Transportation Department will start construction on Broadway from South Bellin Road to Yellowstone Avenue. Motorists are encouraged to use alternate routes. Barring unforeseen conditions, the project is anticipated to be comp...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 29, 2020

People & Puppies Safe Following Bedroom Fire

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On June 29, 2020 at 11:20 a.m., the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to Kearney Street for a report of smoke coming from the back bedroom of a single family home. This was the third structure fire IFFD has responded to in the last two days.

All o...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 25, 2020

IFFD keeps fireworks fire from reaching mobile home

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The Idaho Falls Fire Department responded to their first fireworks-related call last night which could have been much worse if it weren’t for the fast response time of Station 2.

Firefighters were dispatched at approximately 10:40 p.m. on June 24...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Ponderosa Drive Water Line Replacement

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Idaho Falls, ID –  Beginning on Monday, June 22, construction crews will be replacing a water line on Ponderosa Drive between the intersections of 17th Street and SE Bonneville Drive, to include all side streets, as well as on ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 29, 2020

Structure Fire on East 21st South

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On May 28, 2020 at approximately 6:15 p.m., the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatch to East 21st South for a report of smoke coming from the basement of a large four-story home.

Three engines, a ladder truck, three ambulances and a battalion chief res...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: May 28, 2020

12th Street Bridge Update; Waterline Replacement Project to Begin June 1

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On Monday, June 1, construction crews will begin a waterline replacement project that will impact 11th, 12th, and 13th Street. A small portion of 14th Street will also be impacted by construction.  

The project will be done one block at a...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 16, 2020

City of Idaho Falls Parks & Recreation Facilities Close, Programs Suspended

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(Idaho Falls – ID)  The City of Idaho Falls is implementing additional changes for public health and safety that will impact public programs and facilities throughout the city.

Beginning today, the city is suspending all classes, lessons...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 18, 2020

City of Idaho Falls Issues Emergency Declaration to Manage COVID-19 Response

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(Idaho Falls, ID) – City of Idaho Falls Mayor Rebecca Casper has signed a Declaration of Local Disaster Emergency in response to the anticipated COVID-19 impact on the Idaho Falls community.

Declarations of emergency are common tools employed by ...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: April 16, 2020

Idaho Falls Fire Department Adjusts Protocols in Response to COVID-19

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Since the beginning of last month, the Idaho Falls Fire Department has been working closely with local officials and fire chiefs across the country to develop new protocols and adjust existing protocols in response to COVID-19.

“All members of th...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: April 10, 2020

Street Sweeping Schedule

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The Idaho Falls Street Division has begun the street sweeping schedule, starting with the the arterial and collector streets to prepare for repainting the faded striping. To assist with neighborhood spring-cleaning, they will begin sweeping residential ar...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: April 4, 2020

Early Morning Garage Fire

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At approximately 3 a.m. on April 4, 2020, the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire just east of the Sage Lakes Golf Course, near the intersection of E 65th N and N 15th E.

Upon arrival, firefighters reported finding a two-car gara...

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City of Idaho Falls News
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Adjustments at IFPD and the Idaho Falls Animal Shelter due to COVID-19

The Idaho Falls Police Department and the Idaho Falls Animal Shelter are implementing adjustments in conjunction with the worldwide effort to stop the spread of COVID-19. These adjustments are intended to be temporary and have been made with CDC and Easte...

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Posted on: February 17, 2020

Public Meeting: Water Tower Site Selection

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Construction for the new Idaho Falls water tower is slated to begin in 2022, but the first phase of the four-year project kicks off this week. Residents are invited to be part of the historic process.  

A public meeting will be held on Wednesday, ...

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

Water Tower Facts

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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: 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: December 21, 2017

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

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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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News Flash

Posted on: March 27, 2020

COVID-19 Causes Critical Blood Shortage, Mayors of Idaho Falls, Ammon to Help

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(Idaho Falls, ID) – City of Idaho Falls Mayor Rebecca Casper and City of Ammon Mayor Sean Coletti will be at the Idaho Falls Red Cross Donation Center, located at 1165 E. 17th Street, this afternoon at 3 p.m. to donate blood.

The mayors are joini...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 18, 2020

City of Idaho Falls Issues Emergency Declaration to Manage COVID-19 Response

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(Idaho Falls, ID) – City of Idaho Falls Mayor Rebecca Casper has signed a Declaration of Local Disaster Emergency in response to the anticipated COVID-19 impact on the Idaho Falls community.

Declarations of emergency are common tools employed by ...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 25, 2020

City of Idaho Falls Facilities Close Due to Statewide “Stay-Home” Order

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(Idaho Falls, ID) – In accordance with guidance from the State of Idaho’s “Stay Home” order, the City of Idaho Falls is closing city facilities.

The closures will not impact the delivery of essential city services to...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 16, 2020

City of Idaho Falls Parks & Recreation Facilities Close, Programs Suspended

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(Idaho Falls – ID)  The City of Idaho Falls is implementing additional changes for public health and safety that will impact public programs and facilities throughout the city.

Beginning today, the city is suspending all classes, lessons...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 24, 2020

City of Idaho Falls Golf Courses Open With COVID-19 Restrictions

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The City of Idaho Falls’ three public golf courses are open for use to the public beginning today with restrictions in place to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.

The following restrictions and precautions have been implemented and must be obse...

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COVID-19 Updates
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Adjustments at IFPD and the Idaho Falls Animal Shelter due to COVID-19

The Idaho Falls Police Department and the Idaho Falls Animal Shelter are implementing adjustments in conjunction with the worldwide effort to stop the spread of COVID-19. These adjustments are intended to be temporary and have been made with CDC and Easte...

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Additional Info... COVID-19 Updates

News Flash

Posted on: January 7, 2020

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Only about a third of sudden cardiac arrest victims receive bystander CPR, and public access Automated External Defibrillators (AEDs) are used less than 3% of the time when needed and available. The current situation is far too few bystander rescuers &...

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Fire Department Announcements
Posted on: January 2, 2020

AlertSense Public Safety Alerts

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Click HERE to sign up for public safety alerts from the Idaho Falls/Bonneville County Emergency Communications Center (911). This is a free service for our residents. You can also click the icons below to download the AlertSense® app on your mobil...

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Fire Department Announcements

News Flash

Posted on: August 2, 2020

Two victims in critical condition after early morning fire

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Idaho Falls, ID:  At 1:24 a.m. on August 2, 2020, the Idaho Falls Fire Department and Idaho Falls Police Department were dispatched to the 700 block of Melrose Drive for a structure fire.  Neighbors reported flames coming out of the gara...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: July 18, 2020

Early Morning Fire in Bonneville County

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Shortly before 1:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 18, the Idaho Falls Fire Department and Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office were dispatched to S Henry Creek Road, near the Black Hawk water tower in Bonneville County for a report of a brush fire that w...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: July 5, 2020

Six injured in 3-alarm house fire

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UPDATE (July 7, 2020, 4:21 p.m.): Initial reports from the Terry Drive fire stated that there were two police officers who initially responded to the fire. In follow-up discussions with Idaho Falls Police Department, it was discovered that three ...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: July 2, 2020

IFFD receives grant for new decontamination system

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Thanks to a $2,500 grant from the Walmart Giving Community Grant program, the Idaho Falls Fire Department was able to purchase new decontamination systems to use at each of their six fire stations.  

The EcoloxTech is an electrolyzed water system ...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: June 29, 2020

People & Puppies Safe Following Bedroom Fire

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On June 29, 2020 at 11:20 a.m., the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to Kearney Street for a report of smoke coming from the back bedroom of a single family home. This was the third structure fire IFFD has responded to in the last two days.

All o...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: June 25, 2020

IFFD keeps fireworks fire from reaching mobile home

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The Idaho Falls Fire Department responded to their first fireworks-related call last night which could have been much worse if it weren’t for the fast response time of Station 2.

Firefighters were dispatched at approximately 10:40 p.m. on June 24...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: May 29, 2020

Structure Fire on East 21st South

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On May 28, 2020 at approximately 6:15 p.m., the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatch to East 21st South for a report of smoke coming from the basement of a large four-story home.

Three engines, a ladder truck, three ambulances and a battalion chief res...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: April 16, 2020

Idaho Falls Fire Department Adjusts Protocols in Response to COVID-19

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Since the beginning of last month, the Idaho Falls Fire Department has been working closely with local officials and fire chiefs across the country to develop new protocols and adjust existing protocols in response to COVID-19.

“All members of t...

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Fire Department News
Posted on: April 4, 2020

Early Morning Garage Fire

April 4, 2020 Fire_Idaho Falls Fire Department

At approximately 3 a.m. on April 4, 2020, the Idaho Falls Fire Department was dispatched to a structure fire just east of the Sage Lakes Golf Course, near the intersection of E 65th N and N 15th E.

Upon arrival, firefighters reported finding a two-car gara...

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Fire Department News

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Posted on: August 7, 2020

Upcoming Idaho Falls Zoo Events Canceled

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(Idaho Falls, ID) -- COVID-19 restrictions have resulted in the cancellation of several upcoming fundraising events at the Idaho Falls Zoo hosted by the Tautphaus Park Zoological Society (TPZS). The canceled events include the "5 O’Clock So...

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Additional Info... Idaho Falls Zoo
Posted on: July 22, 2020

Mandate Means Masks Now Required in the Zoo

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Per the Eastern Idaho Public Health Department mandate, masks are now required to be worn in the zoo as it is defined by the order as a "public space." We appreciate your support and compassion at this time. Click here for information.

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Idaho Falls Zoo
Posted on: June 10, 2020

Idaho Falls Zoo COVID-19 Precautions and Information

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The Idaho Falls Zoo is now open daily 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.

“We couldn’t be more thrilled to safely reopen the zoo and welcome our wonderful patrons back for another great season,” says Zoo Director David Pennock.

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Idaho Falls Zoo
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Check Out Our New FREE App!

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When staff at the Idaho Falls Zoo started working on a new interactive app over a year ago, they couldn’t have foreseen the crucial role the digital platform would play for zoo visitors in 2020.

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Additional Info... Idaho Falls Zoo

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Posted on: August 6, 2020

Two Arrested on Warrants, Drug & Weapons Offenses

On August 4 IFPD Officers arrested Dakota Clifford and Richard Veilleux on various outstanding warrants, drug, and other offenses. Clifford was previously arrested on July 22 and released on bail, but cut his ankle monitor off violating terms of release.

On August 4, 2020, Idaho Falls Police Officers arrested Dakota Clifford, a 24-year-old Idaho Falls resident, and Richard Veilleux, a 28-year-old Idaho Falls resident, on various outstanding warrants, drug, and other offenses.

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Police Department News
Posted on: July 27, 2020

IFPD Partnering with Office of Highway Safety on Seat Belt Education

This month the IFPD has responded to 153 vehicle accidents, and 45 of those included injuries. Vehicle collisions can happen to anyone. One of the major predictive factors of injury and the seriousness of those injuries is appropriate seatbelt usage.

Idaho Falls, ID – The Idaho Falls Police Department is partnering with the Idaho Officer of Highway Safety and law enforcement agencies across Idaho to encourage drivers and passengers to buckle up.

This month the Idaho Falls Police Depa...

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Police Department News
Posted on: July 23, 2020

Three Arrested After Woman Reports Kidnap and Torture

On June 22, IFPD Dispatch received a call reporting that a woman had stopped the caller and asked them to call 911. The woman appeared to have been severely beaten with cuts on her face and told the person she had been held hostage and had just escaped...

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On June 22, 2020, Idaho Falls Police Dispatch received a call from a person who stated that a woman had stopped them on the street and asked them to call 911. The woman appeared to have been ...

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Police Department News
Posted on: July 22, 2020

Man Arrested After Aggravated Assault, Police Chase and Home Invasion

IFPD arrested Dakota Clifford, a 24-year-old Idaho Falls resident, for Felony Aggravated Assault, Felony Eluding, Misdemeanor Unlawful Entry, and on 3 Felony Bonneville County Bail Violation Warrants. The original charges were Felony Trafficking charges.

Earlier this morning, Idaho Falls Police Officers arrested Dakota Clifford, a 24-year-old Idaho Falls resident, for Felony Aggravated Assault, Felony Eluding, Misdemeanor Unlawful Entry, and on three outstanding Felony Bonneville County Warrants. The warr...

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Police Department News
Posted on: July 13, 2020

Man Wanted on Homicide Charge Commits Suicide as Officers Approach

On July 12, the Idaho Falls Police Department was notified by an out of state law enforcement agency that a wanted man from a homicide investigation in their jurisdiction may be in the Idaho Falls area. Officers located the suspect,

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Police Department News
Posted on: June 8, 2020

Body Recovered from Snake River Identified

On June 5, IFPD recovered the body of a man from the Snake River. The man has been identified as Miguel A. Rodriguez, a 44-year-old Idaho Falls resident, who had previously been reported to IFPD as a missing person. He was last seen on April 17th, 2020.

On Friday, June 5th, the Idaho Falls Police Department and Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office recovered the body of a deceased male from the Snake River in Idaho Falls. The man has been identified as Miguel A. Rodriguez, a 44-year-old Idaho Fall...

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Police Department News
Posted on: May 26, 2020

IFPD Seizes Two Pounds of Meth in Suspicious Package

Two packages of methamphetamine weighing 502 and 503.5 grams respectively

IFPD Officers responded to a home for a report of a suspicious package. The package was sent to the home via USPS but was not addressed to anyone who lived there and had been sent from a town in California near the southern border. A Drug K9 indicated...

On May 15th, 2020, Idaho Falls Police Officers responded to a residence in Idaho Falls for a report of a suspicious package. According to the reporting party, the package was sent to their home via the US Postal Service but was not addressed to anyone who...

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Police Department News
Posted on: May 11, 2020

Hotel Employees Rescue 5 Year Old from Drowning

On May 3, Idaho Falls Police Dispatch received a 911 call about a missing child near a hotel on Lindsey. Nearly at the same time, another caller reported that a young boy was pulled from the canal nearby and that CPR was in progress.

On Sunday, May 3, shortly before noon, Idaho Falls Police Dispatch received a 911 call about a missing child near the Tru by Hilton Hotel on Lindsey Ave. The caller reported that a 5-year-old boy was missing. Nearly at the same time, another caller report...

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Police Department News
Posted on: May 6, 2020

IFPD Debuts D91 School Pride Themed Police Vehicles

These vehicles are expected to be a positive way for students at the schools to connect with their assigned school resource officers, and also to be a symbol of IFPD’s commitment to education and safe schools in our community.

Idaho Falls, ID – The Idaho Falls Police Department is debuting a new school pride themed patrol vehicle, driven by the School Resource Officer assigned to Eagle Rock Middle School. The IFPD Eagle Rock SRO vehicle is the first of four s...

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Police Department News
Posted on: May 5, 2020

Man Arrested For Stalking, Burglary, & Unlawful Entry

On May 2, 2020, Idaho Falls Police Officers responded to a report of a man near the caller’s vehicle. The caller informed dispatch that she had an active Civil Protection Order against the man that she could now see from inside a nearby building.

On May 2, 2020, shortly after 11:00 p.m., Idaho Falls Police Officers responded to an address on River Parkway for a report of a man near the caller’s vehicle. The caller informed dispatch that she had an active Civil Protection Order against th...

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Police Department News
Posted on: April 28, 2020

Local & National Architect Team Selected to Design Idaho Falls Police Complex

The selection process, which has taken place over the past several months, has resulted in the selection of a partnership between an Idaho Falls based local architectural firm, and a national expert in the architectural design of police facilities.

Two-Agency Architect Team Selected for Idaho Falls Police Complex Design

Partnership Includes Local Firm & National Expert in Police Facilities

Idaho Falls, ID – The Idaho Falls Police Department and City of Idaho Falls are excited to...

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Police Department News
Posted on: March 26, 2020

Graffiti Investigation Results in Felony Vandalism Arrests

Two officers in the Idaho Falls Police Gang Unit, which handles graffiti investigations, have been investigating a string of vandalism along with the help of other IFPD Patrol Officers. On March 22, two individuals were arrested for Felony Vandalism.

Over the last couple weeks, Idaho Falls Police Officers have been notified of a string of vandalism in the form of graffiti around Idaho Falls. This particular graffiti included common colors, words/letters, and was found on multiple private residences, g...

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Police Department News
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Adjustments at IFPD and the Idaho Falls Animal Shelter due to COVID-19

“It is our intent that these changes will have minimal impact on the service our community members receive while having a significant impact on the possible spread of COVID-19. Bottom line if you need a police officer you will still get a police officer."

The Idaho Falls Police Department and the Idaho Falls Animal Shelter are implementing adjustments in conjunction with the worldwide effort to stop the spread of COVID-19. These adjustments are intended to be temporary and have been made with CDC and Easte...

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Posted on: March 11, 2020

Three Idaho Falls Residents Connected to Multi-State Crime Spree

The IFPD Special Investigations Unit is investigating 3 Idaho Falls residents in connection to a string of serious crimes across multiple states, including drug crimes in Idaho & a homicide in California. IFPD is partnering with LAPD and other agencies.

Idaho Falls, ID – The Idaho Falls Police Department Special Investigations Unit is investigating three Idaho Falls residents in connection to a string of serious crimes across multiple states, including drug crimes in Idaho and a homici...

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Police Department News
Posted on: February 19, 2020

Man Arrested Safely Following Standoff with IFPD SWAT Team

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On Tuesday, Feb 18th, IFPD arrested Brett Karinen, a 25-year-old Idaho Falls resident, following an investigation into a domestic violence incident and a two-and-a-half-hour standoff with IFPD Patrol Officers and the IFPD SWAT team.

Idaho Falls, ID – On Tuesday, February 18th, the Idaho Falls Police Department arrested Brett Karinen, a 25-year-old Idaho Falls resident, following an investigation into a domestic violence incident and a two-and-a-half-hour standoff w...

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Police Department News
Posted on: February 6, 2020

Felony Heroin Trafficking Arrest

On January 31, Idaho Falls Police Officers responded to the area of 150 Houston Circle for a report that two people were passed on in a vehicle outside a business. Officers arrived and located the vehicle and the two occupants inside.

On January 31, Idaho Falls Police Officers responded to the area of 150 Houston Circle for a report that two people were passed on in a vehicle outside a business. Officers arrived and located the vehicle and the two occupants inside.

An officer was able t...

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Police Department News
Posted on: February 6, 2020

Stolen Vehicle Located Prior to Owner Realizing It Was Stolen

On January 31st, at approximately 12:40 a.m. an Idaho Falls Police Officer was patrolling in the area of 1st street and St. Clair Avenue when he initiated a traffic stop. The officer determined the vehicle had been stolen.

On January 31st, at approximately 12:40 a.m. an Idaho Falls Police Officer was patrolling in the area of 1st street and St. Clair Avenue when he approached a vehicle stopped in the middle of the roadway. As the officer approached, the vehicle began slowly...

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Police Department News
Posted on: February 6, 2020

Officer Seizes Pound of Meth After Witnessing Drug Deal

On Jan 31, around 10 pm, an Idaho Falls Police Officer was patrolling in the area of Jennie Lee Drive when he witnessed what appeared to be a drug deal. After a short pursuit the Officer apprehended Jesse Kirby and located over a pound of methamphetamine.

On January 31, shortly after 10 p.m., an Idaho Falls Police Officer was patrolling in the area of Jennie Lee Drive when he witnessed two vehicles pull in to a parking lot and park next to each other. The officer watched the occupants of the two vehicles i...

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Police Department News
Posted on: January 29, 2020

Man Arrested for Felony Domestic Battery Following 911 Hang-Up Investigation

Dispatch received a 911 call and could hear yelling and a woman asking for help before the line disconnected. An IFPD Officer responding to the call's location passed a vehicle leaving the area and saw a passenger mouth, “Help me,” out the window.

Idaho Falls, ID – On January 25th at approximately 3:00 a.m., Idaho Falls Police Dispatch received a 911 call. The Emergency Communications Officer (Dispatcher) could hear yelling and a woman asking for help saying she was scared. The l...

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Police Department News
Posted on: January 28, 2020

Meth Trafficking Arrest After Driver Attempts to Elude Officers

Two women arrested after attempting to flee from officers in a motor vehicle. Passenger found in possession of trafficking amounts of methamphetamine.

On January 25th, shortly before midnight, an Idaho Falls Police Officer was patrolling in the area of 17th street and Fife Avenue when the officer saw a vehicle driving east on 17th street with its headlights off. The officer caught up to the vehicle at t...

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Police Department News
Posted on: January 23, 2020

Anniversary of Disappearance of Jed Hall

January 22 marked the two year anniversary of the disappearance of Idaho Falls’ teen, Matthew “Jed” Hall. Until definitive evidence of his whereabouts and/or well-being are obtained, the Idaho Falls Police Department will continue to search for Jed.

Yesterday, January 22, marked the two year anniversary of the disappearance of Idaho Falls’ teen, Matthew “Jed” Hall. Since his disappearance, Idaho Falls Police Investigators have made significant efforts to locate Jed but t...

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Police Department News
Posted on: January 16, 2020

Idaho Falls Man Arrested for Lewd Conduct, Sexual Exploitation of a Child

The Idaho Falls Police Department is conducting an investigation that has led to the arrest of Richard Dutton, a 51-year-old Idaho Falls resident, for Felony Lewd Conduct with a Child and Felony Sexual Exploitation of a Child.

The Idaho Falls Police Department is conducting an investigation that has led to the arrest of Richard Dutton, a 51-year-old Idaho Falls resident, for Felony Lewd Conduct with a Child and Felony Sexual Exploitation of a Child.

On January 7th, staff at an a...

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Police Department News
Posted on: January 16, 2020

Man Arrested for Felony Injury to a Child

On Jan 16, a four-month-old infant was transported to to Primary Children’s with head injuries. IFPD Detectives have been investigating the child's injuries and on Jan 16, the infant's father was arrested on two counts of Felony Injury to a Child.

On January 6, a four-month-old child was taken to Idaho Falls Community Hospital after parents reported that the child had fallen off the father’s lap and was displaying symptoms consistent with a head injury. The infant was found to have a brai...

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Police Department News
Posted on: December 31, 2019

IFPD & BCSO Remind Public to Celebrate Safely this New Years

The Idaho Falls Police and Bonneville County Sheriff’s Deputies have joined agencies across the state in ITD’s Impaired Driving Mobilization this holiday season. Since the mobilization began on Dec. 11, BCSO has had 14 DUI Cases and IFPD has had 12.

The Bonneville County Sheriff’s Office and Idaho Falls Police Department have joined agencies across the state in participating in the Idaho Transportation Department’s Impaired Driving Mobilization through the holiday season. &nbs...

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Police Department News
Posted on: December 30, 2019

Man Arrested for Felony Battery on a Police Officer

Man arrested for Felony Battery on a Police Officer. This is the twenty-third time an Idaho Falls Police Officer has been assaulted/battered, that resulted in arrest charges, during the course of their duties in 2019.

On Sunday, December 29th just after 2:00 a.m., an Idaho Falls Police Officer was patrolling in the area of 17th Street and Holmes Avenue. The officer recognized the driver of a vehicle on the roadway as a person he knew to have an outstanding warrant and ...

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Police Department News
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

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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: 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 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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