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The official Shoshone County, Idaho website is here:

Shoshone County, also known as the Silver Valley, is on the eastern side of Idaho’s northern panhandle. This area holds a beautiful landscape that was once known as the High Coeur d’Alenes. Shoshone County is known for its popular industry, mining.

Shoshone County is also known as a forest country. Timber has been a backbone of the county’s natural resources economy.

Shoshone County covers 2,636 square miles of mountains and valleys. Eighty-seven (87) percent of its land area (or 1,888,941 acres) is classified as “forest uplands.” Less than one (1) percent (only 6,027 acres) is “urban or developed.”

Full of history and fun recreational areas, Shoshone County, Idaho is a great place to live, work, and visit.

Shoshone County Sheriff Overview

Mike Gunderson is currently the Shoshone County Sheriff.

The Shoshone County Sheriff’s Office is devoted to protecting all they serve. They deliver excellent law enforcement services, free from prejudice, and they do so with integrity and respect and the highest ethical standards to maintain public trust.

They maintain the community’s reputation as a safe place to live, work, and visit.

The sheriff’s office is open to the public Monday through Thursday from 9 AM to 5 PM.

The contact information is:

717 Bank Street
Wallace, ID 83873

(208) 556-1114

The Shoshone County Jail is also housed here at the Sheriff’s office. Current inmates can be viewed from the jail roster.

Shoshone County Jail Inmate Mailing Address

Inmate Name, ID, Housing #
Shoshone County Jail
717 Bank Street, Wallace, ID, 83873

Have Information Handy for Prisoner Lookup

One thing we cannot stress enough is have all the information about your loved one handy. If you are searching for an inmate on someone’s behalf get as much information as possible. This will make your search time shorter.

The main information you should have is:

  • Name
  • Date of Birth
  • Age
  • Race.

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