The Patrol Section of the Canyon County Sheriff's Office is dedicated to providing law enforcement services within the unincorporated areas of Canyon County as well as providing contract services for the City of Middleton. The patrol section is the second largest section within the Sheriff's Office.
The section consists of more than 40 patrol deputies who are assigned to patrol teams directly supervised by a team Sergeant and Corporal. The Sergeant is responsible for the day to day operation of the patrol team. The patrol teams handle the initial response to 911 calls, deal with all types of calls and complete the initial report of criminal activity. They are the most visible police presence in the community and it is their job to provide primary law enforcement services to the public 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Patrol deputies are responsible for protecting 385,194 Acres of land including 2,154 miles of roadway.
The specialty units assigned to the Patrol Section are the K-9 unit, the Traffic Unit and Civil Patrol. They are comprised of several deputies that have made the decision to focus on their area of expertise.
The Patrol Section is under the direct supervision of Lt. Donia Ballard and Lt. Bill Adams. To contact Lt. Ballard, click here.