Idaho POST Council


The POST Council members represent law enforcement and organizations within the law enforcement community.Our principle purpose is to establish and enforce the training, education, and employment standards of peace officers. Members are appointed by the Governor and serve for a four-year term. Members receive no compensation but may be reimbursed for travel and per diem expenses. Appointment to the Council is considered an honor. Members are conscientious and work hard for the refinement of law enforcement in our state.

Idaho POST Council Statutes and Authority

Scheduled Meetings: POST Council, Hearing Board, & Subcommittees

Secure Login for Members


POST Council Meeting Minutes 9/06/18

POST Council Meeting Minutes 9/26/18

Jeff Lavey

Jeff A. Lavey (Chairman)

Chief of Police

Meridian Police Department

1401 East Watertower Street

Meridian, ID 83642

phone: (208) 846-7370

Lorin Nielsen

Lorin Nielsen (Vice Chairman)


Bannock County Sheriff’s Office

P.O. Box 4666

Pocatello, ID 83205-4666

phone: (208) 236-7111

Josh Tewalt


Idaho Department of Correction

1299 North Orchard Street

Boise, ID 83706

phone: (208) 658-2139

James Fry

James Fry, Jr.

Chief of Police

Moscow Police Department

Moscow, ID 83843

Phone: (208) 883-7054

Jan Bennetts

Jan Bennetts

Prosecuting Attorney

Ada County Prosecutor's Office

200 West Front Street, Rm. 3191

Boise, ID 83702

phone: (208) 287-7700

Paul Panther

Paul Panther

Chief, Criminal Law Division

Attorney General's Office

700 West State Street, 4th Floor

Boise, ID 83720

phone: (208) 332-3543

Seth Grigg

Seth Grigg

Executive Director

Idaho Association of Counties

P.O. Box 1623

Boise, ID 83701

phone: (208) 345-9126

Ked Wills

Kedrick Wills


Idaho State Police

700 South Stratford Drive

Meridian, ID 83642-6206

phone: (208) 884-7003

Shaun Gough

Shaun Gough


Gooding County Sheriff’s Office

624 Main Street

Gooding, ID 83330

phone: (208) 934-4422

Shane Turman

Shane Turman

Chief of Police

Rexburg Police Department

P.O. Box 280

Rexburg, ID 83440

phone: (208) 359-3008

Jessica Harrison

Jessica Harrison

Executive Director

Association of Idaho Cities

3100 South Vista Ave., Ste. 310

Boise, ID 83705

phone: (208) 344-8594

Ben Wolfinger

Ben Wolfinger


Kootenai County Sheriff’s Office

5500 North Government Way

Coeur d'Alene, ID 83814

phone: (208) 446-1300

Sharon Harrigfeld

Sharon Harrigfeld


Idaho Dept. of Juvenile Corrections

P.O. Box 83720

Boise, ID 83720-0285

phone: (208) 577-5102

Gregory Wooten

Greg Wooten

Chief of Enforcement

Idaho Department of Fish & Game

600 South Walnut St.

Boise, ID 83712

phone: (208) 334-3736

Doug Hart

Doug Hart


Federal Bureau of Investigation

877 West Main Street, Suite 404

Boise, ID 83702

phone: (208) 344-7843





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