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District of Idaho

Chief Probation Officer David C. Congdon

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Court Operations (1304)

The United States District and Bankruptcy Courts for the District of Idaho as well as Probation and Pretrial announce operating with reduced staff.  For full details, please visit the COVID-19 Information section of this website. 

Anyone who is experiencing COVID like symptoms or who has tested positive for COVID within the last 10 days must report this to the Court Security Officers at the entrance to any courthouse. In general, masking will be in accordance with CDC guidance and whether masks are required in any individual courthouse is outlined below. Masks may be required during a jury trial. The jury administrator will communicate relevant guidance to prospective jurors. Please refer to General Order No. 412 for how the Court will operate during the different risk levels.
Current Level: Yellow
Courthouse: Open
Gatherings: 50 Person Limitation
Masking: Required
Coeur d'Alene
Current Level: Green
Courthouse: Open
Gatherings: No Limitation
Masking: Optional
Current Level: Yellow
Courthouse: Open
Gatherings: 50 Person Limitation
Masking: Optional
United States Probation & Pretrial Services for the District of Idaho
Probation & Pretrial News
On Wednesday, July 20, 2022, Judge Candy Dale received Idaho's Distinguished Jurist Award.

Welcome to the U.S. Probation Office for the District of Idaho. The Probation Office is the investigative arm of the U.S. Courts and is charged with the responsibility to assist the U.S. Court in the impartial administration of justice through the investigation and supervision of individuals charged with and convicted of federal crimes. The U.S. Probation Office covers the entire state of Idaho. The U.S. Probation Office is the only federal law enforcement agency not under the Executive Branch of the Government.

Chief's Message

This is the public website of the Probation and Pretrial Services unit for the District of Idaho.  Our offices in BoiseCoeur d'Alene, Lewiston, Pocatello, and Twin Falls provide core services of pretrial investigation and supervision, presentence investigation, and post-conviction supervision of persons charged or convicted of federal crimes.

In this website, you will find information about the services we provide, and contact information for our staff and locations of service.  This site was designed to be of service to the public, those we supervise, and those who do business, or wish to to do business with us in the future.  We are especially committed to the educational process and besides our student internship program, our staff frequently speak at local high schools and colleges.  We are committed to educating all those with whom we do business.  I encourage you to look at our Strategic Plan and see the many ways we are committed to constantly improving as individuals and as a team.

The District of Idaho is committed to excellence in the services we provide and our long term goals reflect this commitment.  We look forward to serving you.

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