Bingham County Sheriff's Office

  • Agency: Bingham County Sheriff's Office
  • Address: 501 N Maple St # 405, Blackfoot, 83221 ID
  • Chief:
Phone: 208-785-4440
Fax: (208) 785-3033

Bingham County Sheriff's Office is located at 501 N Maple St # 405, Blackfoot, 83221 ID. The Bingham County Sheriff's Office phone number is 208-785-4440.

Bingham County Sheriff's Office News

Sergeant Howell's Homecoming

We would like to thank the community for the outpouring of support in regards to the incident involving Deputy Sergeant Todd Howell. Communities throughout Southeast Idaho came together to show their tremendous support and it has been greatly appreciated!! Sergeant Howell was able to return home yesterday to a very warm welcome with open arms from his fellow law enforcement brothers, sisters, family and friends. Deputy Howell, rest, recuperate and thank you for all that you have endured!!!

Please plan your travel accordingly and travel safely. Construction begins today on the Rose Road Interchange (Exit 98) that is scheduled for September 2018 - Late 2019 You can view the project fact sheet here:

The Bingham County Sheriff’s Office has received reports of individuals and business entities receiving phone calls from subjects posing as members of the Bingham County Sheriff’s Office, advising the subjects that they are calling because they have outstanding tickets or fees and are requesting individuals to release their financial information to pay the fees over the phone. Please be advised that members of the Sheriff’s Office would never call individuals regarding these types of matters, these types of calls are a scam. Please stay vigilant and do not release your personal or financial information to entities that you do not know or have not verified their credibility. The Federal Trade Commission has some very useful information pertaining to the current scams that are occurring and means of reporting each. The information can be located here:

Joint Press Release from the Bingham County Sheriff's Office and the Blackfoot Police Department. Tuesday, June 26, 2018 It is with great sadness that we inform the public that on Monday morning June 25, 2018, Bingham County Sheriff's Deputy Chelsee Allen age 25 was found deceased from an apparent suicide. The Bingham County Sheriff's Office along with the Blackfoot Police Department offer their sincere condolences to Deputy Allen's parents and siblings, and request that the public, social media and media respect the family's need for privacy during this very difficult time. Should you or anyone you know be contemplating suicide, please contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-8255 or by texting TALK to 741741 There will be no further press releases. Sheriff Craig Rowland Chief Kurt Asmus

Well after 15 weeks of dedication and hard work Deputy Payten Dietrich graduated ISU Law Enforcement Academy. Congratulations Payten.

Spring is in the air. The Bingham County Sheriff’s Office Marine Deputies have set up a day to inspect your personal water craft and boats. This is a safety inspection and is free of charge. The inspection is designed to help all watercraft owners/operators in assuring their vessels are equipped with the appropriate safety equipment. There will also be opportunities to win (Life jackets and throw ropes). Those of you that have an inspection completed will be entered into drawings for these items. Come join us and meet your local water ways deputies and let us help you have a safe boating season. There will be fun information your children and grandchildren, so bring them along. This event will take place: May 5th, 2018 from 10 am to 3 pm, Tad Jenkins Auto Group in Blackfoot Idaho. Hope to see you all there. Lt. Bryan Jorgensen

I15 is now OPEN between 89 - 93. Thank you for your patience. Drive safe!

ROAD CLOSURE UPDATE: I15 southbound from 93 and northbound from 89 is closed due to a Power emergency, traffic is diverted to Highway 91 through Blackfoot until approximately 10:30 we will advise when it is actually re-opened.

Road Closure: I15 southbound from 93 and northbound from 89 is temporarily closed due to an emergency, traffic is diverted to Highway 91 through Blackfoot. We will advise when back it is back open.

UPDATE: The suspects in the photos have been identified. We want to thank everyone who came forward to help identify these suspects. The Bingham County Sheriff's Office is requesting your assistance with identifying these four individuals pertaining to vehicle burglaries that have occurred in the Shelley area. During the incidents, several credit cards were taken and used at various locations in the Idaho Falls area. Anyone who may be able to assist in identifying these individuals please contact the Bingham County Dispatch Center at (208) 785-1234 or Detective Mike Marvin at (208) 782-3064.

The Bingham County Sheriff's Office would like to help our community by implementing a Neighborhood Watch Program. Proven benefits from this program are crime reduction, a better quality of life, greater sense of security, responsibility and personal control. If you are interested in being a part of or starting a Neighborhood Watch program, please contact Sgt. Mark Phillips at (208) 782-3003 for more information or questions. The Sheriff's Office will be hosting Neighborhood Watch Forums at a later date in your area, times and locations will be posted on our website and facebook page.

Good morning, Just a reminder today is shop with a cop. Kids will be visiting with the officers at the Elk's lodge then will be going to Walmart to shop. There will be lots of sirens that will be going off. It will be the kids enjoying the morning with the officers. So if you hear sirens from 9am-11am don't worry. Happy Holidays

It is that time of year again for the annual Santa's Helpers Fundraiser!! Officers and Dispatchers will be waiting tables at Rupe's Burgers this Friday (November 3rd) at 5:30 for tips and donations to assist the Santa's Helpers program. Bring your families and help support this worthwhile cause! View Flyer...

Our phone lines have now been resolved. Thank you for your patience. Remember to call you have to now dial 1-208

Just a reminder that beginning today you MUST dial 1-208 before all existing Idaho phone numbers. Without the area code, your call will not be completed. Our non emergency number is still 1-208-785-1234. VERIZON SUBSCRIBERS appear to be having difficulty contacting our non emergency numbers. If you are calling WITH the area code and still unable to reach us, PLEASE CALL 911. We are working to have this problem resolved as soon as possible.