Nez Perce Tribal Police Department


Providing the best police services by having the best trained, best equipped, certified, accredited, and fully manned Police Department in the State of Idaho.



The members of the Nez Perce Tribal Police Department are dedicated to the advancement of community policing and to the development of a comprehensive strategy to resolve public safety issues and enhanced the quality of life within our Reservation.

Our success will be measured by the improved working relationships between police, tribal members, and citizens and the realization that our community is safe, viable and attractive for commerce and community life.



The Nez Perce Tribal Police Department, in serving the Nimiipuu and citizens of the reservation, strives to reduce crime and provide a safe community by providing numerous functional preventive, investigative, and enforcement services to the community.  These include preventive and traffic patrol, criminal investigations, finger printing, court bailiff and adult probation control, school support and protection, and crime prevention services.  These services are provided through two divisions:  the Law Enforcement (LE) Division, and the Administrative Support (AS) Division.







Lapwai                         208-843-7141 PHONE                       208-843-5337 FAX

Kamiah                        208-935-4107 PHONE                       208-935-7897 FAX

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