Ada County Sheriff

 Ada County Sheriff's Department

The Ada County Sheriff's department is located in Boise, Idaho. The county jail can hold up to 1,217 inmates. The jail holds both male and female inmates.

A fascinating page to look at on their website is the Crime Map page. There is a list of 12 different criminal categories on the right side of the page. Check the box(es) and you can see where in the county these offenses occurred. The map shows the crimes committed in the area for the past three months. Each crime category is color coded so you readily compare as you check multiple boxes.

You can read the home page of the Sheriff's office. It will have a link to a blog and will also give you the topics trending in the county.

Contact information for the Sheriff's Office:

    7200 Barrister Dr.
    Boise, ID 83704
    (208) 577-3000

The Sheriffs office publishes all the arrests made for the past 5 days. Click to go to the Arrest Reports. Click on the date desired and you can review:

  • a photo
  • name
  • address
  • age
  • custody status
  • booking date
  • arresting agency
  • severity (felony/misdemeanor)
  • charges
  • court date

Active arrest warrants can be reviewed at the Warrants Page and be sure to read the Frequently Asked Questions page, too. It will answer your questions about the jail and also about other topics, too.


Looking for an inmate? Check out the Jail Inmate Listing. Follow the directions on the page and you can see:

  • a photo
  • name
  • LE number
  • assigned cell
  • arresting agency
  • severity (felony/misdemeanor)
  • charges

You can read rules and guidelines regarding visiting inmates at the jail on the Jail Visiting Information page. You are allowed two 25 minutes online visits. You can schedule your visit by clicking on the above link.

Do you have questions about mail? Phone? Depositing money on an inmate's account? All these are answered on the Inmate Mail and Money page.

  District Court

Contact information can be found at the Court Clerks Dept page. You can find information about the District Court, the Magistrate Court and the calendars for both Courts. There will also be a list of helpful phone numbers for many departments.

A very useful page is the Criminal Court Schedule which will list the time, room number and judge hearing each case.

Return from Sheriff to Idaho Department of Corrections

Return to The Free Inmate Locator

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