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Regional In-service Training


The regional coordinators act as liaisons between POST and Idaho law enforcement agencies. Their responsibilities include:

     • Coordinating and scheduling in-service training classes
     • Auditing and certifying the LE programs of the colleges and entities outside of POST
     • Proctoring challenge exams
     • Approving applications for instructor certification

Click on a region to see the regional coordinators.

Mark Gidney
Region 1 Coordinator

615 W Wilbur Ave Ste. A
Coeur d'Alene, ID 83815
Phone: 208.209.8696
Fax: 208.209.8614

Region 1

Benewah CSO
Bonner CSO
Bonners Ferry PD
Boundary CSO
Clearwater CSO
Coeur d'Alene PD
Coeur d'Alene Tribal PD
Cottonwood PD
Grangeville PD
Hayden Lake PD
Idaho CSO
Kamiah Marshal's Office
Kellogg PD
Kootenai CSO
Latah CSO
Lewis CSO
Lewiston PD

Moscow PD
Nez Perce CSO
Nez Perce Tribal PD
Orofino PD
Osburn PD
Pinehurst/Smelterville PD
Plummer PD
Ponderay PD
Post Falls PD
Priest River PD
Rathdrum PD
Sandpoint PD
Shoshone CSO
Spirit Lake PD
St Maries PD
Troy PD

Jeff Sklar
Regional Training Manager

700 S. Stratford Dr.
Meridian, ID 83642
Phone: 208.884.7252
Fax: 208.884.7295

Challenge Testing Schedule for 2023

Ronda Wallace
Region 2 Coordinator

700 S. Stratford Dr.
Meridian, ID 83642
Phone: 208.846.7589
Fax: 208.884.7295

Region 2

Adams CSO
Boise CSO
Boise PD
Caldwell PD
Canyon CSO
Cascade PD
Emmett PD
Fruitland PD
Garden City PD
Homedale PD

Idaho City PD
McCall PD
Meridian PD
Nampa PD
Owyhee CSO
Parma PD
Payette CSO
Payette PD
Valley CSO
Washington CSO
Weiser PD
Wilder PD

John Lamm
Region 3 Coordinator

218 West Yakima
Jerome, ID 83338
Phone: 208.324.6049
Fax: 208.324.7897

Region 3

Blaine CSO
Buhl PD
Camas CSO
Cassia CSO
Elmore CSO
Filer PD
Glenns Ferry PD
Gooding CSO
Gooding PD
Hagerman PD
Hailey PD
Heyburn PD
Jerome CSO

Jerome PD
Ketchum PD
Kimberly/Hansen PD
Lincoln CSO
Minidoka CSO
Mountain Home PD
Rupert PD
Shoshone PD
Twin Falls CSO
Twin Falls PD
Wendell PD

Matt Bloodgood
Region 4 Coordinator

5255 S. 5th Ave.
Pocatello, ID 83204
Phone: 208.239.9870
Fax: 208.239.9888

Region 4

Aberdeen PD
American Falls PD
Ashton PD
Bannock CSO
Bear Lake CSO
Bingham CSO
Blackfoot PD
Bonneville CSO
Butte CSO
Caribou CSO
Chubbuck PD
Clark CSO
Custer CSO
Fort Hall Tribal PD
Franklin CSO
Fremont CSO
Georgetown PD
Idaho Falls PD
Inkom PD

Iona PD
Jefferson CSO
Lemhi CSO
Madison CSO
Montpelier PD
Oneida CSO
Pocatello PD
Power CSO
Preston PD
Rexburg PD
Rigby PD
Salmon PD
Shelley PD
Soda Springs PD
St Anthony PD
Stanley PD
Teton CSO
Ucon PD

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