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Police Speed Enforcement Tactics in Idaho

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Idaho Radar Detector and Laser Jammer Laws

Both radar detectors and laser jammers are legal to in all passenger vehicles in Idaho.

Points of Interest

  • The Idaho State Police have a policy that prohibits a trooper from locking in the speed on a violator on radar. The reasoning for this policy is to enable the officer to observe the violators speed during targeting to determine if the violator speed is increasing or decreasing.
  • Out of state concealed carry permits honored.

Phone/Texting Laws

  • No Texting ban
  • No Handheld Ban

Aircraft Enforcement

The Idaho State Police do not have an aviation unit dedicated to traffic enforcement.


Police do speed enforcement using both rear and forward facing pacing.

Red Light and/or Photo Radar Enforcement


Police Radar

State procurement records over the past 5-years indicate that the following police radar guns are used by both state and local police agencies.

  • Applied Concepts Stalker Basic K-Band
  • Applied Concepts Stalker Dual SL K-Band
  • Applied Concepts Stalker Dual SL Ka-Band
  • Applied Concepts Stalker Dual DSR Ka-Band
  • Applied Concepts Stalker Dual 2X Ka-Band
  • Applied Concepts Stalker II SRD Ka-Band
  • Applied Concepts Stalker MDR Ka-Band
  • Applied Concepts Stalker Patrol K-band
  • Kustom Signals Eagle II Ka-Band
  • Kustom Signals Falcon HR K-band
  • Kustom Signals Talon II
  • Kustom Signals Talon Directional
  • Kustom Signals Raptor RP-1 K-band
  • Kustom Signals Raptor RP-1 Ka-band
  • MPH Industries (contract not specific as to model)

Police Laser Enforcement

State procurement records over the past 5-years indicate that the following police lidar guns are used by both state and local police agencies.

  • Laser Ally
  • LTI 100 LRB


Police do utilize VASCAR speed timing equipment.

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