Washington County Law Enforcement

Washington County Sheriff’s Office is dedicated to serve and protect the citizens of Weiser, Midvale and Cambridge areas. Washington County Sheriff’s Office employs 34 deputies including patrol deputies, waterways deputies, detention deputies, dispatchers, administrative staff and canine narcotics detection. Along with patrolling the highways, towns and rural areas, the sheriff’s office also patrols 52 miles of waterways, which include Crane Creek Reservoir, Spangler Reservoir, Brownlee Reservoir, Paddock Reservoir and the Snake River. Our office works in conjunction with the Weiser Ambulance, Weiser City and Rural Fire Department, Weiser City Police Department, Idaho State Police, Cambridge Fire and Ambulance, Midvale Fire and Ambulance, BLM, Forest Service and Fish & Game to ensure the safety and peace in our county. Washington County Sheriff’s Office provides civil paper service and courtroom security and also issues Idaho driver licenses and concealed weapons permits.



James M. Alexander

Washington County Sheriff’s Deputy killed in the line of duty December 25, 1965.


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