US Flag SUNDAY, MAY 29, 2022
IMAGE: "Sawtooth National Forest - Stanley, Idaho"

U.S. PROBATION & PRETRIAL

District of Idaho

Chief Probation Officer David C. Congdon

Public 1 New
U.S. Probation District of Idaho Seal
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.
Boise
Current Level: Green
Courthouse: Open
Gatherings: No Limitation
Masking: Optional
Coeur d'Alene
Current Level: Green
Courthouse: Open
Gatherings: No Limitation
Masking: Optional
Pocatello
Current Level: Green
Courthouse: Open
Gatherings: No Limitation
Masking: Optional
Pretrial Services
Location Monitoring
Location Monitoring

Location monitoring is a supervision condition that is used as an alternative to detention to help enhance community safety.  This condition may require people to be confined to their home or monitored in the community by using a transmitter that can be worn or carried 24 hours a day.  On a case by case basis, the Court determines the extent to which a person's activities are restricted. Restrictions vary from 24-hour-a-day lockdown to allowing preapproved and scheduled absences for work, school, treatment, church, attorney appointments, court appearances, and other court-ordered obligations.

The officer's duties include an initial determination as to whether a person is eligible for location monitoring.  Once the condition is imposed, the officer will use the following steps to ensure compliance:

  • Check monitoring equipment to make sure that it is working and check for signs of tampering.
  • Respond to any alerts that may indicate a problem, including, unauthorized absence from home, failure to return home after an authorized absence, leaving early, returning late, or entrance into or near an unauthorized area.
  • Take corrective action when the defendant does not adhere to their approved leave schedule, is in an unapproved location, tampers with equipment, or otherwise fails to comply with their release conditions.

Examples that may preclude participation in the location monitoring program include serious or repeat offenders, or people who have previously failed on supervision.

Updated on Feb 27, 2014

Your browser is Navigator .0 running on using the IP of (34.231.247.88)
Glossary of Legal Terms | Privacy Policy