• Evening in downtown Caldwell

    photo credit: Dan Smede

  • Main Street, circa 1950-s - Ellis

    photo credit - unknown

  • 2018 4th of July Fireworks

    Dan Smede

  • Historic Caldwell Home

    Jan Boles

  • Cardboard Kayak Races - 2018

    Destination Caldwell

  • Indian Creek Plaza ice ribbon

    Destination Caldwell

  • Winter Wonderland - 7th St Bridge

    Angie Point

Chief Frank Wyant

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Chief Frank Wyant            New Chief pic 17

Chief Frank Wyant was born in California and grew up in the San Diego, California area. Frank attended high school and jr college in southern California before accepting a baseball scholarship to the College Of Idaho in 1989. In 1991 he began his law enforcement career with the Caldwell Police Department. Frank worked in patrol, with SWAT and later he began the first K-9 program at Caldwell Police Department. Frank also worked as an SRO (School Resource Officer) and in investigations division before being promoted to Sergeant in 2001. He served as a Lieutenant in the investigations division for 5 years and Captain for 8 years. Frank was appointed and took office as the Chief of Police on December 27th, 2015 for the City of Caldwell Police Department in Caldwell, Idaho. Frank is a 2011 graduate of the FBI National Academy class 244. Frank is a member of the International association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), and Idaho Chiefs of Police Association (ICOPA) which he is responsible for the accreditation of Idaho Police Departments.

Chief Wyant’s commitment to serving his community more broadly includes coaching high school and youth sports and being a mentor for the Mentoring Network Inc.Salvation Army Board, Caldwell Night Rodeo board director, which is one of the top five large outdoor rodeos. Frank has served as a director for 14 years and held the position of CNR President 3 times. Building relationships with people and the entire community is a priority for me and our department. This is “Your Police-Our Community”


  • The Caldwell Police Department’s crime rate ("Group A," per 100,000 population crime rate) 
  • The Caldwell Police Department’s  clearance rate (which is a measure of the police department’s efficacy in solving crimes) 



Population 31,653

Crime Rate 12,750

Clearance Rate 36.1


Population 54,000

Crime Rate 6110.8

Clearance Rate 53.5



Your Police ~ Our Community

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