Elmore County Sheriff
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Sheriff Rick Layher
The Elmore County Sheriff's Office
and Detention Center are located at
2255 East 8th North Mountain Home, Idaho 83647
The phone number for the Sheriff's Office is
208-587-3370. See below for extension numbers.
The phone number for the jail is 208-587-9103.
To contact a Detective call 208-587-1888. Option 4
Non-Emergency and Calls for Service is 208-587-2100
Dispatch Center 208-587-2100
Glenns Ferry Sub-Station
Phone: See Sheriff Office
Drivers Licenses and Identification Cards can be obtained at the Sheriffs Support Services Building located at 125 South 5th East on Monday thru Friday 8:30am to 4:00pm, excluding holidays. Written testing for Drivers Licenses and Identification Cards is 8:30 to 2:30 on these days with the exception of CDL (Commercial Driver Licenses) testing. CDL testing is during the hours of 8:30am to 12:30pm these days. Concealed Weapon Permit issuing is 8:30 to 3:30. The phone number is 208-587-1888 option 3. For more information on Drivers Licenses go to http://www.itd.idaho.gov/dmv/.
Jail Visiting Hours
Visiting hours are from 8:00am until 12:00pm then from 1:00pm until 6:00pm then from 7:00pm until 11:00pm. 7 days a week. The last visit will start 30 minutes before ending time. All visitors must create an account through gettingout.com. Visitors must be at least 18 years old. Children of prisoners must accompany other parent or legal guardian. To view the Jail Roster, click here.
For records request including
copies of reports or accidents call 208-587-3370 Ext. 233
Or a request may be faxed to 208-587-2118
For questions about the operations of the Civil Office (208-587-3370 Ext 233) click the Civil Office Link below.
ELMORE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
To establish and maintain the trust, respect and confidence of the citizens and communities we serve, while fulfilling the duties and responsibilities of the Sheriff’s Office through professional and caring service. Promoting our GUIDING PRINCIPLES to establish leadership qualities and professionalism by continued mentoring and training.
OUR MISSION: “WE CARE”
The mission of the Elmore County Sheriff’s Office is to enhance public safety, improve quality of life through crime reduction and prevention and develop partnerships and team work by;
Working together to fairly, equitably and impartially enforce the laws of the United States and the State of Idaho.
Ethical and Moral treatment of all persons.
Commitment to enhanced quality of life.
Accountability to citizens and communities.
Respect for ourselves, family, and those we serve.
Excellence in the performance of our duties.
We care about and believe in doing what is right, through our Law Enforcement Code of Ethics, our morals, common sense, good judgment and the GUIDING PRINCIPLES of the Sheriff’s Office.
We care about completely fulfilling our duties and doing everything we can to help others or point them in the right direction for the help they need.
We care and believe in treating all individuals, regardless of their attitude or demeanor, with the courtesy, tolerance, sensitivity and dignity we would expect if placed in a similar situation.
We care about being consistent, fair, honest, courteous, compassionate and acting with the utmost integrity in dealing with each other and the people we serve.
We care and believe in loyalty and support for each other, our families and the community without compromising the high ethical standards of law enforcement.
We care about and are committed to improve our communities and earn their trust, respect, and support through active partnership, involvement and service.
We care about being professional, calm and restrained in the face of violence or danger and apply only that force which id necessary to accomplish our lawful duty.
We care and believe in the empowerment of our people to solve problems, provide the right service, satisfy the needs of the citizens, make the right decisions, coupled with responsibility for actions taken or omitted.