Social Media Policy

Facebook

This is an official Facebook page of the Ada County Sheriff’s Office in Boise, Idaho. This page was created to provide people who live and work in our communities and others with an interest in the Ada County Sheriff's Office to access information about our agency. This page is monitored and managed by the Community Information Unit. To learn more about the Ada County Sheriff’s Office, visit www.adasheriff.org.

The Eagle Police Facebook page is monitored and managed by the Community Information Unit.

The Ada County Sheriff's Office K9 page is monitored and managed by the K9 Unit and Community Information Unit. 

We encourage you to share your thoughts and ideas on topics being discussed but have rules in place to encourage civil discourse and prevent anything that might impede the purpose of our Facebook site. Our purpose is to convey important public safety information and to effectively and immediately reach Ada County residents in our efforts to solve and reduce crime and further our mission of making safer places for you to live, work and play. 

In an emergency, or if you need immediate police assistance, dial 911! 
Do not use this page to report a crime. To report an incident or crime, call non-emergency dispatch at 208-377-6790.

Before posting on this page, please review the terms below: 

  • A posting on this page constitutes acceptance of these terms.
  • The Ada County Sheriff's Office reserves the right to delete any content without warning or explanation.
  • If you post information related to a crime on this page, you may be placing yourself in the position of becoming a witness to a crime and you may be called upon to give testimony in court proceedings.
  • “Friending/Likes” between the Ada County Sheriff's Office & local businesses, organizations and/or causes do not indicate endorsement of that business’, organization’s and/or cause’s actions or comments. 
  • Ada County Sheriff's Office reserves the right to remove and/or block anyone who posts any material the ACSO feels is not appropriate for children or otherwise violates these terms of use.
  • The Ada County Sheriff's Office reserves the right to delete any posts by individuals, businesses, organizations and/or causes deemed by Ada County Sheriff's Office to be an advertisement or intended to advance the same will be removed
  • The Ada County Sheriff's Office reserves the right to remove any comments that are inappropriate or offensive including comments that:
    • defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or violate the legal rights of others
    • include racism, hatred, slander, threats, obscenity, violence, vulgarity, spam or advertisements
    • have personal information about another person or that violate a person's privacy interests 
    • include copyrighted material belonging to another person
    • contain links to other websites
    • condone or promote unlawful activity

    The Ada County Sheriff's Office does not allow posting of photos or videos by anyone other than members of the Ada County Sheriff's Office.
    If you have photos or videos you'd like to share on this page, contact Public Information Officer Andrea Dearden at 208-577-3318 or adearden@adaweb.net.

    Twitter

    This is the official Twitter page of the Ada County Sheriff's Office. The page was created to provide people who live and work in our communities with an interest in the Ada County Sheriff's Office access to more information about breaking news and what our agency does. The account is monitored and managed by the Community Information Unit.

    Instagram

    This is the official Instagram account of the Ada County Sheriff's Office. The account was created to provide people who live and work in our communities with an interest in the Ada County Sheriff's Office access to more information about our agency and what we do. The account is monitored and managed by the Community Information Unit. 

    The ACSO does not allow posting of photos or videos by anyone other than members of the ACSO. If you have photos or videos you'd like to share on this page, contact Public Information Officer Andrea Dearden at 208-577-3318 or adearden@adaweb.net.

     

    Before commenting on a photo, please read the terms of use below:

    • Commenting on a photo constitutes acceptance of these terms.
    • The Ada County Sheriff's Office reserves the right to delete any content without warning or explanation.
    • If you post information related to a crime on this page, you may be placing yourself in the position of becoming a witness to a crime and you may be called upon to give testimony in court proceedings.
    • “Following/Likes” between the Ada County Sheriff's Office & local businesses, organizations and/or causes do not indicate endorsement of that business’, organization’s and/or cause’s actions or comments. 
    •  Ada County Sheriff's Office reserves the right to remove and/or block anyone who posts inappropriate material as determined by the Ada County Sheriff's Office.
    • The Ada County Sheriff's Office reserves the right to delete any comments by individuals, businesses, organizations and/or causes deemed by Ada County Sheriff's Office to be an advertisement or intended to advance the same will be removed.
    •  The Ada County Sheriff's Office reserves the right to remove any comments that are inappropriate or offensive including comments that:
      • defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or violate the legal rights of others
      • include racism, hatred, slander, threats, obscenity, violence, vulgarity, spam or advertisements,
      • have personal information about another person or that violate a person's privacy interests 
      • include copyrighted material belonging to another person,
      • contain links to other websites
      • condone or promote unlawful activity

       

    LinkedIn

    This is the official LinkedIn account of the Ada County Sheriff's Office. The account was created to provide people who live and work in our communities with an interest in the Ada County Sheriff's Office access to more information about our agency and what we do. The account is monitored and managed by the Community Information Unit and Human Resources.