“The mission of the Court Services Section of the Canyon County Sheriff’s Office is to maintain the safety and decorum of the judicial system for our citizens, protect society through vigilance in our duties and provide safe passage to all in our custody in a professional, consistent and courteous manner.”
Courts and Transports is a subsection of the Canyon County Detention Center section. Its two main functions include movement of individuals in our care to court appearances and other destinations as ordered and providing security at the two county courthouse facilities. Additionally, officers assigned to this section transport fugitives from other states, serve warrants and civil papers in the courthouses and assist in detention center population control.
In 2011, Courts and Transport Deputies drove 65,000 miles in transport vehicles, screened over 400,000 individuals entering the two Canyon County courthouses and escorted nearly 11,000 inmates to court appearances from the detention center.
The Courts and Transports section actively employs seven full-time and 16 part-time employees, totaling more than 650 years of combined law enforcement experience.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Q: How can I find out when an inmate has court?
A: Call the Canyon County Clerk’s Office at 454-7575
Q: Can I speak with my incarcerated friend/relative while in court?
A: No, communication between inmates and the public in the courtroom setting is not allowed. Individuals attempting to communicate with an inmate will be told to leave the courtroom.
Q: How can I find out when an inmate will be transported?
A: For reasons of security, transport days and times are not shared with the public.