The Ada County Sheriff’s Office is the largest law enforcement agency in Idaho, with over 700 employees – split about half and half between sworn deputies and professional staff.
Ada County Sheriff’s Office patrol deputies provide law enforcement services for unincorporated Ada County and the cities of Eagle, Kuna and Star.
Ada County Sheriff’s employees also perform dozens of other essential services, including managing the 1,224-bed Ada County Jail, running the county-wide 911 emergency dispatch center, issuing driver’s licenses and concealed weapons permits, patrolling county waterways, running misdemeanor probation and alternative sentencing programs, and serving civil process from the courts.
We also have a Data Analytics & Intelligence department that is constantly analyzing what we do and helping us figure out better ways to do our business — and creating reports so you can see how we are doing.
That team consists of nine people, including crime and planning analysts and specialists who track crime info and trends for the FBI.
They produce all the reports in this section, which provide good insight into how the Ada County Sheriff’s Office operates.