Protecting the lives, property, and constitutional rights of people in Idaho since 1919.

Law Enforcement Programs

Ensuring public safety through the investigation of alleged misconduct and the enforcement of laws, rules and regulations.

Alcohol Beverage Control
The Alcohol Beverage Control (ABC) Bureau's mission is to ensure all establishments selling and/or producing alcoholic beverages, including liquor, beer, and /or wine are properly licensed and conform to the laws, rules, and regulations pursuant to Title 23, Idaho Code, and also to provide assistance to local law enforcement agencies in the enforcement of Title 23, Idaho Code.

Visit the Alcohol Beverage Control section for more information.

Public Safety & Security

This group works to provide effective communications between law enforcement entities within and outside of Idaho in dealing with issues concerning domestic and foreign terrorism and any associated  criminal activities.

Visit the State of Idaho Homeland Security website.

Executive Protection/Capital Mall Security
These are two separate functions performed by the Idaho State Police.

  1. Executive Protection Unit provides security services for the Governor, his family, and other public officials upon request as authorized under Idaho Code Title 67.
  2. The Capitol Mall Security Unit provides uniformed law enforcement presence for all state buildings in proximity to the Capitol building. Emphasis is placed on community type policing, offering services to over 3000 state employees and visitors to the Capitol Mall area.

Financial Investigations/Cyber Crime Unit
This Unit combines the resources from varied areas of expertise to focus efforts towards detection and apprehension of the more sophisticated criminal law violators.

Specific areas of investigation include:

  • White Collar Crime
  • Major Drug Traffickers/Financiers
  • Computer Crimes against persons and those who use computer technology to perpetrate crimes against others.

If you would like to report Financial/Cyber Crime to our Unit, please use the link.


Ancillary Responsibilities
Additional duties of the Law Enforcement Programs and their related websites:

Idaho State Police Headquarters
700 S. Stratford Drive, Meridian, ID 83642