Public Safety

COVID-19 Mitigation

The Blaine County Sheriff’s Office is committed to protecting the public safety of our community. We want to reassure the public our Patrol Division will continue to provide essential law enforcement operations to serve and protect Blaine County, Idaho. In order to mitigate the risk of exposure to COVID-19 for the protection of the public, our staff, and the inmates in our custody. In response, BCSO has adopted the following temporary emergency mitigation measures.

Blaine County Public Safety Facility (PSF) has now re-opened to the public, however, we encourage people to call for services if at all possible. Please wear a mask and practice social distancing while in our facility.

Fingerprinting is available at the Blaine County Public Safety Facility (PSF) by appointment only Monday-Thursday from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Please call 208-788-5555 to schedule an appointment. The PSF is located at 1650 Aviation Dr. in Hailey, Idaho. The Ketchum Police Division is not offering fingerprinting services at this time.

Detention Center Visitation is open by appointment only. Please call 208-7885564 to schedule an appointment.  The Work Release Program and Weekend Sentencing have also re-opened.

Driver’s Services and DMV is open by appointment only. Driver’s Services/DMV is located in the Blaine County Annex building at 219 First Ave. South in Hailey. To schedule an appointment and to read service restrictions please visit the Blaine County DMV. website:

We appreciate everyone’s patience as we re-open services in the safest way possible.

Idaho Rebounds Information

For Current Information on the Stages of Reopening, Resources for Business, the Advisory Committee, and Upcoming Events Click Here

BCSO Enforcement Plan (in both English and Spanish)

Frequently Asked COVID-19 Questions:

Blaine County COVID-19 FAQs and Updates

City of Ketchum COVID-19 FAQs and Info

Reliable Resources for COVID-19 Information:

Idaho Dept. of Health and Welfare

South Central Public Health District

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Global Cases Map

Blaine County COVID-19 Hotline (208)788-5504

Please do not call 911 for general questions or non-emergency services.

Blaine County Local Emergency Planning Committee

LEPC Website