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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Does Nampa Police Department have a civilian ride a long program?

A: NPD does have a ride a long program for civilians. You must be at least 16 years of age to qualify, and have a parent or guardian's authorization to ride if you are under 18 years of age.

Q: How do I sign up for a ride a long?

A: Come down to the main NPD office at 820 2nd St S, Monday-Friday, 8am to 7pm or Saturday 10am to 5pm. Bring your legal identification and a parent or guardian if you are under 18 years of age. Go to the records window and ask for a ride a long waiver. Records will then have you fill out the waiver and verify your identity. Once you are approved, the waiver will be assigned to a patrol team to schedule your ride a long.

Q: Why do I need to bring my identification?

A: Only persons with a clean criminal history are authorized for ride a longs. When you fill out the rider waiver, records will conduct a criminal history check to verify you have no prior felony convictions of any kind, as well as no prior criminal misdemeanor convictions within the last 5 years. Your identification is needed to verify your identity for the criminal history check.

Q: Attention Patch Collectors:

A: No e-mail or online requests for patches will be answered at this time. To request a patch, please do so by U.S. Mail and please include a self-addressed stamped envelope.

Q: When will NPD be holding property auctions?

A: We have contracted with for the sale of unclaimed items. If you are familiar with how Ebay operates, Property Room is very similar, the only difference being all of their items they have for auction are unclaimed property items that were recovered by police departments. They come through quarterly or so with a truck and collect any items that have been held for the required periods, then clean them up and list them for auction on their website. If you are interested in purchasing a bicycle or other items that were recovered by NPD and went unclaimed, please visit the website.


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Nampa Police Department
211 12th Avenue S Nampa, ID 83651