Nampa Police Department Ride Along Program

Program Information

The Nampa Police Department's Civilian Ride Along program allows citizens who meet certain qualifications to sign up and ride along with a Nampa Police Officer.


  • You must be at least 16 years of age and have a parent or legal guardian's authorization to ride if you are under 18 years of age.
  • You must have a clean criminal history:
    • No felony convictions
    • No misdemeanor convictions within the last 5 years

How to Sign Up

  1. Come to the Nampa Police Department Monday-Friday, 8am to 6pm or Saturday, 10am to 5pm.
  2. Bring your legal identification and a parent or legal guardian if you are under 18 years of age.
  3. Go to the records window and ask for a "Ride Along Waiver"
  4. Complete the waiver and someone from Records will verify your identify and qualifications
  5. Once approved, the waiver will be assigned to a patrol team to schedule your ride along.