Garden City Police Department

  • Agency: Garden City Police Department
  • Address: 301 East 50th Street, Garden City, 83714 ID
  • Chief: James Bensley (Chief of Police)
Phone: 208-472-2950
Fax: 208-472-2997

Garden City Police Department is located at 301 East 50th Street, Garden City, 83714 ID. The Chief of Police of the department is James Bensley. The Garden City Police Department phone number is 208-472-2950.

Garden City Police Department News

Happy 242 birthday to the United States Marine Corps and all the Marines out there. Semper Fi!

Veterans' Day isn't technically until Saturday; however, many local businesses are offering specials deals and discounts for veterans starting tomorrow to show appreciation of their service.

The Garden City Chamber of Commerce is having a raffle that will benefit the GCPOA's annual Shop With A Cop! You don't have to be present to win and there are some amazing prizes!

Congratulations to Officer Sessions and K9 Kamo on becoming certified in controlled substance detection!

Yesterday, Officer Justin Mann graduated from the Idaho Post Academy. This is a huge and exciting milestone in every officer's career. Officer Mann will spend the next 5-6 months undergoing intensive and stressful field training. The academy in conjunction with FTO is designed provide Officer Mann a solid foundation for his career and future in law enforcement. We are glad that Officer Mann and his family have chosen Garden City. We gladly welcome them to our family. Chief Allen

Our Toys for Tots bin is ready for donations!

Good advise for Halloween and the other 364 days of the year! Be sure to keep an eye out for the kiddos trick or treating tonight.

Congratulations to Alloway Electric for winning this year's Platinum Rat award! Thanks to all the participants in the 3rd Annual Trunk or Treat! Photos courtesy of Batman (Robin may have helped).

Forgery Suspect in Custody GARDEN CITY- On October 20, 217, at 12:10 PM,Garden City Police were dispatched to a Fraud Just Occurred in the 6700 Block of Chinden. A male subject had attempted to pass a forged check for $5800.00. The male fled the scene when employees believed the check to be forged. An employee of the business provided a description of the suspect and the vehicle. Garden City Police stopped the vehicle and its three male occupants at Glenwood Street and Riverside Drive. The three occupants were detained and interviewed by Garden City Police Detectives. Based on evidence gathered during the investigation, Detectives determined another related for­gery occurred in the 3300 block of Chinden approximately 45 minutes earlier. The forged check passed at that location was for $6100.00. Adriano Camacho (age 20 of Florida) was arrested on 2 counts of Forgery (Felony). Detectives are continuing to investigate this incident to determine if there are any other related incidents involving Camacho. Camacho was booked into the Ada County Jail and will be arraigned on Monday at 1:30 PM.

Boise Bicycle Project is looking for warehouse space to store over 1,000 donated bicycles. Anything available in Garden City?

Reminder! Trunk or Treat is coming up next Friday, October 27th! Bring the kiddos down for treats and a fun time!

Thank you Sergeant John Goodman for 15 years of S.E.R.V.I.C.E. to the Garden City Police Department and the community!

Today Officers Thorndyke and Amburgey participated with other law enforcement agencies in Petal It Forward. Flowers were randomly passed out to people on the street in more than 450 cities in all 50 states, plus D.C. and Canada. Lucky recipients received two bouquets — one to keep, and one to share with a friend, family member, co-worker, or even a complete stranger. Lots of smiles in downtown Boise!

Can you help us identify this suspect in a fraud case? It took place on Father’s Day (June 18, 2017) at Walmart, 7319 W State St. The suspect appears to have tattoos on both arms and was wearing glasses. He was seen driving a black work truck. If you have any information, please contact Detective Dozier at 208-472-2950. Or if you wish to remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 208-343-COPS.

Scam Alert!!! If you have a Netflix account, you need watch out for the newest phishing scam. Netflix customers have reportedly been receiving fake emails from the company that look real. The email has the Netflix logo on it, and it tells customers to update their billing information by clicking a link. The streaming company says they would never send that type of email, and to not click the link. If you have already clicked on the link, change your password immediately and call your bank to tell them your account may have been compromised.

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month, so you may notice GCPD personnel wearing purple wrist bands. If you or someone you know needs help, call the Domestic Abuse hotline at 208-343-7025.

Thanks to the Women and Children's Alliance for stopping by yesterday. We support Domestic Violence Awareness Month and your great organization!

Can you help recover this stolen wheelchair?

Officers never know what they are going to respond to,,...

Can you help identify these suspects? Call Crime Stoppers at 208-343-COPS.