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Lorraine Keaveney
Ph: 208.884.7
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Fax: 208.884.7295
lorraine.keaveney@post.idaho.gov
Cassandra Thigpen
Ph: 208.884.7254
Fax: 208.884.7295
cassandra.thigpen@post.idaho.gov
Lavon Goodrich
Ph: 208.884.7306
Fax: 208.884.7295
lavon.goodrich@post.idaho.gov

Patrol Certifications

Detention Certifications

Dispatch: Communication Specialist Certifications

Reserve Certifications

Adult Misdemeanor Probation

Correction Certifications

Felony Probation & Parole Certification

Juvenile Corrections Certification

Juvenile Detention Certification

Juvenile Probation Certifications

 

College LE programs Applicant Packets

K-9 Certifications

Instructor Certifications—Click here for more information or contact your regional training coordinator.

Challenging the POST Basic Academy—For information on challenging the POST Basic Academy, see the specific discipline that you wish to challenge.

 

Adult Misdemeanor Probation Certifications

Adult Misdemeanor Probation Officer Certification (IDAPA 11.11.06)

  • Adult Misdemeanor Probation Officer Certification (Sections 030-031)
  • Part-Time Adult Misdemeanor Probation Officer Certification (Sections 030-031)
  • Challenging the Basic Adult Misdemeanor Probation Academy (Section 030 and 032)

Please click here to see the Administrative Rules for Adult Misdemeanor Probation Officers, then reference the section numbers listed above that correspond to the certification level for which you need information. After reading these rules, contact Cassandra with any further questions.

Adult Misdemeanor Probation Academy

Correction Certifications

Correction Officer Certification (IDAPA 11.11.04)

  • Correction Officer Certification (Sections 052-053)
  • Challenging the Basic Correction Academy (Section 054)

Please click here to see the Administrative Rules for Correction Officers, then reference the section numbers listed above that correspond to the certification level for which you need information. After reading these rules, contact Cassandra with any further questions.

Correction Academies

 

Detention Certifications

Detention Officer Certification (IDAPA 11.11.01)

  • Level I Certification (Section 176)
  • Level II Certification (Section 187)
  • Level III Certification (Section 188)
  • Master Certification (Section 118)
  • Supervisor Certification (Section 117)
  • Management Certification (Section 119)
  • Challenging the Basic Detention Academy (Section 177)

Please click here to see the Administrative Rules for Detention Officers, then reference the section numbers listed above that correspond to the certification level for which you need information. After reading these rules, contact Lorraine with any further questions.

Detention Academy

 

Dispatch: Communication Specialist Certifications

Communication Specialist Certifications (IDAPA 11.11.01)

  • Level I, II, III, Advanced (Sections 196 thru 202)
  • Supervisor, Master, Management Certification (General Provisions Sections 106.01.a-d  AND 117 thru 119)

Please click here to see the Administrative Rules for Communication Officers, then reference the section numbers listed above that correspond to the certification level for which you need information. After reading these rules, contact Lorraine with any further questions.

Dispatch Academies

 

Felony Probation and Parole Certification

Felony Probation and Parole Officer Certification (IDAPA 11.11.04)

  • Felony Probation and Parole Officer Certification (Sections 063-064)
  • Challenging the Basic Felony Probation and Parole Academy (Section 065)

Please click here to see the Administrative Rules for Felony Probation and Parole Officers, then reference the section numbers listed above that correspond to the certification level for which you need information. After reading these rules, contact Cassandra with any further questions.

Felony Probation and Parole Academy

 

Juvenile Corrections Certification

Juvenile Corrections Direct Care Staff Certification (IDAPA 11.11.05)

  • Juvenile Corrections Certification (Sections 100-101)
  • Challenging the Basic Juvenile Corrections Academy (Section 102)

Please click here to see the Administrative Rules for Juvenile Corrections Officers, then reference the section numbers listed above that correspond to the certification level for which you need information. After reading these rules, contact Cassandra with any further questions.

Juvenile Corrections Academy

 

Juvenile Detention Certifications

Juvenile Detention Officer Certification (IDAPA 11.11.02)

  • Juvenile Detention Officer Certification (Sections 030-031)
  • Part-Time Juvenile Detention Officer Certification (Sections 033-034)
  • Challenging the Basic Juvenile Detention Academy (Section 032)

Please click here to see the Administrative Rules for Juvenile Detention Officers, then reference the section numbers listed above that correspond to the certification level for which you need information. After reading these rules, contact Cassandra with any further questions.

Juvenile Detention Academy

 

Juvenile Probation Certification

Juvenile Probation Officer Certification (IDAPA 11.11.03)

  • Juvenile Probation Officer Certification (Sections 030-031)
  • Challenging the Basic Juvenile Probation Academy (Section 032)

Please click here to see the Administrative Rules for Juvenile Probation Officers, then reference the section numbers listed above that correspond to the certification level for which you need information. After reading these rules, contact Cassandra with any further questions.

Juvenile Probation Academy

 

K-9 Certifications

K-9 Team and Evaluator Certifications (IDAPA 11.11.01, starting in section 210)
  • K-9 Team Certificate
  • K-9 Patrol Certificate
  • K-9 Tracking Certificate
  • K-9 Evidence Search Certificate
  • K-9 Detection (Controlled Substance) Certificate
  • K-9 Explosive Detection Certificate

Please click here to see the Administrative Rules for K-9 Officers, then reference the section numbers listed above that correspond to the certification level for which you need information. After reading these rules, contact Lavon with any further questions.

 

Patrol Certifications

Peace Officer Certifications (IDAPA 11.11.01)

  • Basic Certification (Section 097 thru 101)
  • Intermediate Certification (Section 107)
  • Advanced Certification (Section 108)
  • Master Certification (Section 118)
  • Supervisory Certification (Section 117)
  • Management Certification (Section 119)
  • Executive Certification (Section 120)
  • Challenging the Basic Patrol Academy (Section 098, 102)

Please click here to see the Administrative Rules for Patrol Officers, then reference the section numbers listed above that correspond to the certification level for which you need information. After reading these rules, contact Lorraine with any further questions.

Patrol Academy

 

Reserve Certifications

Reserve and Marine Officer Certification and Training (IDAPA 11.11.01 starting in section 130)

  • Level I Reserve Peace Officer Certification (Sections 130-135)
  • Level I Reserve Marine Deputy Certfication (Section 146)
  • Challenging the Level I Reserve Core Curriculum (Section 136)
  • Challenging the Level I Reserve Marine Deputy Core Curriculum (Section 150)

Please click here to see the Administrative Rules for Reserve and Marine Officers, then reference the section numbers listed above that correspond to the certification level for which you need information. After reading these rules, contact Lorraine with any further questions.

  • Once you are certified as a Level I Reserve, you must work a minimum of 120 hours yearly as a reserve officer to keep your certification  valid.  If you do not meet this requirement, you certification will become inactive.            
  • The agency must keep on file the number of hours each reserve officer works for verification of certification purposes.
  • Complete forty (40) hours of continuing training related to law enforcement every two calendar years begining January 1 following the date the officer was certified.

 

 

 

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