centennial badge

The Valley County Sheriff’s office is located at 107 W. Spring Street behind the courthouse in Cascade, Idaho. We are responsible for police services of nearly 4000 square miles of mostly forested terrain. Our county line starts south at milepost 84.5 on State Highway 55 and ends north at milepost 147.3 and west from West Mountain east to Bear Valley. 


 The Sheriff’s Office has 12 full time patrol deputies, 2 detectives and 2 administrative supervisors. The administrative support staff includes 4 full time and 1 part time person that handles civil, evidence and licensing within the county. Deputies are also supported by volunteer reserve deputies and Valley County Search and Rescue members.


Valley County is a popular resort community and as such the population fluctuates greatly, especially during the spring thru fall holiday weekends.Our deputies are involved in many community projects, both with kids and adults.We are involved in a wide range of duties beyond normal calls for service which include: forest patrols, avalanche forecasting, back country search and rescue, marine patrols, ATV and UTV patrols, snowmobile patrols, highway traffic enforcement, civil service, court security and many others.Our deputies currently have over 140 years of combined law enforcement experience to better serve the taxpayers and visitors to Valley County.


Patrol and Marine Division Supervisors

Patrol Supervisors -

Lt. Jason Speer -       jspeer@co.valley.id.us

Sgt. Kevin Copperi - kcopperi@co.valley.id.us

Cpl. Eddie Donica - edonica@co.valley.id.us

Cpl. Bill McCarthy - wmcarthy@co.valley.id.us


Recreation Supervisor 

Lt. Jason Speer - jspeer@co.valley.id.us 

The Valley County Sheriff’s Office is committed to educating the public on safe recreation practices.  We routinely offer free public education classes. For marine events, a permit through the Idaho Parks and Recreation Department is required. Please contact the Valley County Sheriff's Office for an application or download an application here.

To register for a Boat Idaho class please contact Lt. Speer (208)382-7166










Sheriff Patti Bolen

Phone (208) 382-7150 Fax (208) 382-7170 sheriff@co.valley.id.us     Chief Deputy John Coombs (208) 382-7156 jcoombs@co.valley.id.us     Lieutenant Jason Speer (208) 382-7155 jspeer@co.valley.id.us  

Phone Numbers

Civil (208) 382-7150 Crisis Line (208) 382-7160 Dispatch (208) 382-5160 Drivers Lic.(208) 382-7158 Jail (208) 382-7168 Records (208) 382-7159 table-spacer_25px

Emergency 911