Services

The Post Falls Police Department was created more than one hundred years ago. Since then, it has established a long tradition of excellent service delivered in an atmosphere of ethical, caring behavior.

The growth and well-being of a city are profoundly affected by the character and efficiency of its police officers. The Post Falls Police Department is proud to have contributed to the safety, quality of life, and greatness of the City of Post Falls.

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  • Animal Safety

    Post Falls Police Department’s animal shelter, the Canine Control Center (CCC), facilitates the adoption of dogs we have impounded under specific guidelines and conditions. Our goal is to place unclaimed…

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  • Bicycle Licenses

    FREE Bicycle licenses are issued by the police department during normal business hours Monday through Friday between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. You must bring the bike you want to…

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  • Block Watch Program

    In Post Falls, we have citizens who come together to form Block Watch groups in their neighborhoods. These groups play a vital role in crime prevention within our city. Block Watch groups…

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  • Chaplains

    We are very fortunate to have a dedicated group of volunteer Chaplains serving the Post Falls Police Department.  Our Chaplain program was expanded in 2010 by adding one additional Chaplain bringing…

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  • Community Service

    In 2014, Community Services consisted of one sworn patrol officer and a non-sworn position, primarily responsible for code enforcement of city ordinances such as parking, abandoned vehicles, business signage, and…

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  • Department Services

    Post Falls Police Department provides several public services to our community’s citizens including bicycle licenses, online payments, medication disposal, prowl checks, public records requests, special needs identification book, traffic school,…

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  • Dispatch 911

    The Post Falls Police Department’s 911 Dispatch Center is the Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) for all 911 calls placed in the cities of Post Falls and Rathdrum. As the…

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  • Forms & Brochures

      To save you time we are trying to put all of our forms and brochures in one place for you to find them. These documents are in PDF format…

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  • Investgations

    INVESTIGATIONS The Investigations Division consists of detectives who investigate all criminal offenses within our city. They are specially trained officers skilled in crime scene investigations, interviewing, and many other areas…

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  • Patrol and Traffic

    Traffic Officers Traffic officers primarily respond to vehicle crashes, including hit-and-run accidents, and they investigate as needed. They also assist awith special traffic enforcements and educate drivers about state traffic…

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  • Payment Center

    The PFPD Payment Center is a fast, secure and convenient way to pay for your dog license, traffic citation and other payment needs with the Post Falls Police Department. We can also…

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  • Police Dogs for Patrol and Detection

    Post Falls Police K9 program was created in 2009 to provide professionally trained and highly-motivated K9 teams to respond to critical incidents and utilized for illegal drug interdiction. In addition,…

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  • Post Falls District Map

    What is Community Policing? It is the assigning of the same one or two policemen to a particular area so that they become familiar with the residents and the residents…

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  • Public Records Requests

    Who can obtain a copy of a police report? To obtain a copy of an unredacted traffic accident report, you must be listed as the driver, passenger, or an authorized representative…

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  • School Resources

    A school resource officer (SRO) is a sworn officer who also serves as an investigating detective on juvenile cases. They are assigned to schools as an easily-accessible law enforcement officer…

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  • Social Media

    The Post Falls Police Department has been on the Internet for over 15 years. Our first website went online in the Fall of 2001. Post Falls was one of the first police…

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  • Special Operations and SWAT

    Commanded by Captain Pat Knight, SWAT is comprised of 13 members, which includes a two-man sniper element and two members from the Rathdrum Police Department. The team also has two…

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  • Teen Court Program

    Post Falls Police Department is looking for teens in high school to serve as volunteers  jurors in our Teen Court program.  Jurors will sit as a panel and review misdemeanor juvenile criminal cases…

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  • Vacation Check

    Those planning a vacation can request police officers to check on their home while they’re away from the residence. Call the police department’s nonemergency line one day prior to or…

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  • Victim Services Unit

    The Victim Services Unit (VSU) provides support and resources to ALL victims of crime with specialization in domestic violence, sexual assault, and child abuse cases. VSU is staffed with two full-time…

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  • Volunteers in Police Service (VIPS)

    The Volunteers in Police Service (VIPS) is part of a national initiative to enhance the capacity of local law enforcement by using volunteers. Post Falls Police Department’s VIPS are integral…

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