Office of Police Oversight

The Office of Police Oversight provides impartial review and investigation of complaints of misconduct by Boise police officers. In addition, the Office of Police Oversight conducts independent reviews of officer involved shootings and other critical incidents. We are completely independent of the Boise Police Department and answer directly to the Mayor. Our mission is to promote public confidence in the professionalism and accountability of the employees of the Boise Police Department.

***Important Notice: The Office of Police Oversight may not issue findings on matters that have current, active and open criminal cases in a court of law. In most cases, investigation findings will not be released until all criminal cases associated with the incident have been adjudicated and closed.***

To file a complaint, submit an inquiry, commend an officer or employee, appeal a BPD internal investigation finding, or submit a suggestion regarding a member of the Boise City Police Department, Click here.

If you require police assistance. Or, if you have an emergency, please call 911.



Parking Enforcement

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The City of Boise downtown parking system is patroled and meters are enforced by parking enforcement officers within the Parking Services Department. This department operates outside of the Boise Police Department and therefore, is outside of the jurisdiction of the Office of Police Oversight. Complaints associated with parking enforcement should be directed to Parking Serives located in the lobby of City Hall. For more information on Parking Services click here.