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Pocatello Police Department
J R Miller(Chief of Police)
911 N Seventh,
Pocatello, ID, 83206

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The city of Pocatello, also called "US Smile Capital", "(The) Gate City" encompasses the following counties: Bannock, Power. Pocatello's government is comprised of the Mayor, who is currently Brian Blad.

Pocatello encompasses land area: 32.22 sq mi (83.45 km2), water area: 0.16 sq mi (0.41 km2). The elevation is 4,462 ft (1,360 m) above sea level. According to the 2010 United States Census, the local population is 54,255. This equates to a population density of 1,683.9/sq mi (650.2/km2). The local time zone is Mountain Standard Time (MST) (UTC-7).

Local area codes are 208. The Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code for the city is 16-64090, which is used in computer filings when non-government agencies and contractors fulfill government contracts. Additional information and the official website of the city is found at pocatello.us.

Pocatello (pron.: /ˌpoʊkəˈtɛloʊ/) is the county seat and largest city of Bannock County, with a small portion on the Fort Hall Indian Reservation in neighboring Power County, in the southeastern part of the US state of Idaho. It is the principal city of the Pocatello metropolitan area, which encompasses all of Bannock and Power counties. As of the 2010 census the population of Pocatello was 58,255.

Pocatello is the fifth largest city in the state, just behind Idaho Falls (population of 56,813). In 2007, Pocatello was ranked twentieth on Forbes list of Best Small Places for Business and Careers. Pocatello is the home of Idaho State University and the manufacturing facility of ON Semiconductor. The city is at an elevation of 4,462 feet (1,360 m) above sea level and is served by the Pocatello Regional Airport.

Founded as an important stop on the first railroad in Idaho during the gold rush, the city later became an important center for agriculture. It is located along the Portneuf River where it emerges from the mountains onto the Snake River Plain, along the route of the Oregon Trail. The city is named after Chief Pocatello of the Shoshoni tribe, who granted the right-of-way for the railroad across the Fort Hall Indian Reservation.