A Message from the Pocatello Police Chief


The mission of the Pocatello Police Department is community commitment. This is accomplished through servant leadership to the members of the community we are sworn to protect.


The vision of the Pocatello Police Department is to enhance the quality of life in the City of Pocatello by working cooperatively with the community and within the framework of the U.S. Constitution to equally enforce the law, preserve the peace, reduce fear and provide for a safe community environment.

Chief Roger Schei of the Pocatello Police Department


As a values-driven agency, the members of the Pocatello Police Department are dedicated to addressing the numerous challenges facing our community. Our driving force revolves around our primary value of the preservation of human life. We strive to provide the finest professional service to the citizens and visitors of Pocatello.

Human Life

We value human life and dignity above all. We will be sensitive to the needs and feelings of others and to the cultural diversity of our community. 

Professional and Personal Excellence

We engage in behavior that is beyond reproach and remain committed to the highest standards in our professional and personal lives. 


We exemplify honest and moral principles that earn the trust of the community and we live by the laws we enforce. 


We are loyal to our families, the Constitution, our community, the law, our department and each other. 


We act with good judgment in the face of adversity and accept accountability for our actions and those of our department.