Professionalism through training



Idaho POST Council


The POST Council members represent law enforcement and organizations within the law enforcement community. Our principle purpose is to to establish and enforce the training, education, and employment standards of peace officers. Members are appointed by the Governor and serve for a four-year term. Members receive no compensation but are reimbursed for travel and per diem expenses. Appointment to the Council is considered an honor and members are conscientious and work hard for the refinement of law enforcement in our state.



Idaho POST Council Statutes and Authority

Scheduled Meetings:  POST Council, Hearing Board, & Subcommittees

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Jeff A. Lavey (Chairman)
Meridian PD

1401 E. Watertower Street
Meridian, ID 83642
Ph: 846-7370, Fx: 846-7372

Wayne Rausch

Wayne Rausch (Vice Chair)

Latah County
P.O. Box 8068
Moscow, ID 83843-8068
Ph: 882-2216, Fx: 883-2281


Jan Bennetts

Jan Bennetts

Prosecuting Attorney

Ada County Prosecutor's Office

200 W. Front St., Rm. 3191

Boise, ID 83702

Ph: 287-7700, Fx: 287-7709

Dan Chadwick Daniel Chadwick
Executive Director
Idaho Association of Counties
P. O. Box 1623
Boise, ID 83701
Ph: 345-9126, Fx: 345-0379
Shaun Gough

Shaun Gough
Gooding County
624 Main St
Gooding, ID 83330
Ph: 934-4422, Fx: 934-4260

Seth Grigg

Seth Grigg
Executive Director
Association of Idaho Cities
3100 S. Vista Ave., Ste. 310
Boise, ID 83705
Ph: 344-8594, Fx: 344-8677

Sharon Harrigfeld Sharon Harrigfeld
Idaho Dept. of Juvenile Corrections
P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0285
Ph: 334-5102, Fx: 334-5120
Doug Hart Doug Hart
Federal Bureau of Investigation
877 W. Main St., Suite 404
Boise, ID 83702
Ph: 344-7843, Fx: 433-3500
Kevin Kempf Kevin Kempf  
Idaho Dept. of Correction
P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720-0018
Ph: 658-2139, Fx: 327-7404

Lorin Nielsen

Lorin Nielsen
Bannock County
P.O. Box 4666
Pocatello, ID 83205-4666
Ph: 236-7111, Fx: 236-7112

Paul Panther

Paul Panther
Chief, Criminal Law Division
Attorney General's Office
700 W. State St., 4th Floor
Boise, ID 83720
Ph: 332-3543, Fx: 854-8074

Ralph Powell

Ralph Powell

Idaho State Police

700 S. Stratford Dr.
Meridian, ID 83642-6206
Ph: 884-7003, Fx: 884-7090

Shane Turman

Shane Turman
Rexburg PD

P.O. Box 280
Rexburg, ID 83440
Ph: 359-3008, Fx: 359-3009

Gregory Wooten Gregory Wooten
Chief of Enforcement
Idaho Dept. of Fish & Game
600 S. Walnut St.
Boise, ID 83712
Ph: 334-3736, Fx: 334-2793

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Meridian, ID 83642
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