Professionalism through training



To develop skilled law enforcement professionals who are committed to serving and protecting the people of Idaho.


To ensure that Idaho law enforcement professionals model the highest level of integrity and service through excellence in standards and training.

Core Values

  • Customer Service
  • Collaboration
  • Integrity
  • Innovation
  • Ethical Conduct

Victor McCraw
Victor McCraw
Division Administrator

Welcome to Idaho Peace Officer Standards and Training’s (POST) website.


POST thanks all of our constituents who have shared their ideas in the effort to make POST successful. Our focus remains to strengthen the basic academy programs and the policies that guide POST’s activities. While doing so, POST will move forward to implement our strategic goals.

POST is seeking the expertise of individuals throughout the entire state to maintain our national reputation in law enforcement training. We encourage your comments or thoughts on how to enhance POST training services, and suggestions about our website content.


In-Service Training Regions


Region 1 - North Idaho

Region 2 - Southwest Idaho

Region 3 - S Central Idaho

Region 4 - Southeast Idaho
Mark Gidney
Region 1 Coordinator

615 W Wilbur Ave Ste. A
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815
Phone: 208.209.8696
Fax: 208.209.8614
Jil Nichols
Region 2 Coordinator

700 S. Stratford Dr.
Meridian, ID 83642
Phone: 208.884.7252
Fax: 208.884.7295
John Lamm
Region 3 Coordinator

218 West Yakima
Jerome, ID 83338
Phone: 208.324.6049
Fax: 208.324.7897
Matt Bloodgood
Region 4 Coordinator

2055 Garrett Wy Ste. 5
Pocatello, ID 83201
Phone: 208.237.1505
Fax: 208.237.1576

Medal of Honor

The Medal of Honor Commission for the
Idaho Law Enforcement,
Firefighting and EMS
Medal of Honor

The application deadline is January 31, 2017

For more information visit:

Idaho Peace Officer Standards & Training
700 South Stratford Drive
Meridian, ID 83642
208.884.7250 | 866.670.7678
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