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Richard D. Riffle, Ada County Coroner

Phone: 208 287-5556
Fax: 208 287-5579
Office: 5550 Morris Hill Road, Boise, Idaho 83706
Business Hours: Monday – Friday 8am to 5pm
Main Office Closed from 12pm to 1pm and on Weekends and Holidays

Richard D. Riffle is your elected Ada County Coroner.  His over 25-year decorated and distinguished service in Oregon Law Enforcement includes serving as a Certified Deputy Medical Examiner as well as Chief of Police.  After living in our beautiful State of Idaho for 5 years, Coroner Riffle decided to come out of his 14 years of retirement and took office in 2023.  His continued passion for public service and love of our wonderful community was the driving force in that decision.


The Ada County Coroner’s Office will utilize our vision, mission, and value statements as our guiding principles in providing our services to our community.


“To provide services with compassion, integrity, and respect.”


“The Ada County Coroner’s Office will aim to provide the highest standard in medicolegal death investigation, forensic analysis, pathology services, and administration.  The Office will continue to seek new ways to increase quality of work while maintaining fiscal responsibility.”


Family:  Striving to maintain the well-being of our family by balancing personal and professional goals.

Respect: Serving our community with intentional care, concern, and consideration of their needs.

Integrity: To serve with steadfast consistency and uncompromising adherence to moral and ethical principles.

Compassion: Serving with awareness and sensitivity to the emotional needs of others.

Teamwork: Interdependent divisions working collectively towards shared and common objectives.

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