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Chief Roger Schei details how he seeks to improve morale, align his agency more closely with its mission and initiate a shift in culture
An Idaho State Police trooper poses for a photoshoot
Chief Roger Schei of the Pocatello Police Department discusses the mindset required to be an effective law enforcement leader
The man was intoxicated with alcohol and heroin and told officers that “other guys” were telling him to take his own life
The FBI arrested the 18-year-old after he made a social media statement about “respond(ing) to the call to the caliphate by killing Jews and Christians”
“Constructing a childcare center is necessary for the needs of our local law enforcement,” U.S. Rep. Mike Simpson stated. “Idaho officers and their families rightfully deserve our support, and I am pleased to see this crucial project move forward”
The two wanted men were captured following a brief pursuit; Idaho State Police said they are now investigating whether the pair had killed two people while on the run
An accomplice is suspected of shooting two COs in an ambulance bay to help the inmate escape; a third CO was wounded by a responding officer who mistook the CO for the shooter
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The suspect refused to identify himself to officers or show them his hands; when K-9s were deployed, he stabbed them before turning the knife on officers
Police were searching for the suspect after he sent “threatening messages” to family; when officers conducted a traffic stop on him, the suspect drove off
Officer Josh Rigney, who was ambushed at his home, said he’d go through all of the pain again if it meant he’d still be the only cop (or innocent bystander) injured
The sheriff’s dive team found the body Saturday afternoon during a snorkeling training exercise
Bryan Kohberger’s trial has been set for early October. The prosecutor now has 60 days to inform the court whether he will seek the death penalty in the case
A Bear Lake County deputy was wounded after shooting himself while handling what he believed was a non-lethal training pistol
Justices ruled that the K-9 jumping onto the car door and sniffing at the seam constituted trespassing, leading to illegal search
One council member said he didn’t want Jason Kuzik, then 52, because he was “getting close to retirement”
Police were able to narrow down what was at first known only as a white sedan to a 2015 Hyundai Elantra registered to Bryan Kohberger
An FBI surveillance team tracked Bryan Kohberger and his father on a cross-country road trip from Washington State to Pennsylvania
Police ran DNA left at the scene through a public database, then used genetic genealogy techniques to connect the DNA to Bryan Kohberger through his family members
The court order gives authorities 10 days to extradite, and he is currently being held at a jail in Pa. until transport
Bryan Christopher Kohberger is being held for extradition to Idaho on a warrant for first degree murder
Pink badges were provided to Bingham County officers and staff members to wear in honor of a corporal diagnosed with the disease in 2021
The Boise Police Department previously required candidates to have an associate degree; future officers will only need a high school diploma or GED
When faced with a non-compliant passenger, one cop took a leap of faith
The trooper was helping a stranded motorist when a “chain reaction” crash sent him scrambling for his life
As officers drove up to the scene, the gunman began firing at the patrol vehicle
Jo Acker’s family said she was a hero who died helping others get to safety
Officers exchanged gunfire with the suspect who is in custody
1,900 Idahoans died of overdose-related deaths in the first year of the pandemic, compared to 264 deaths in 2019