• Evening in downtown Caldwell

    photo credit: Dan Smede

  • Winter Wonderland 2019 Festival

    Destination Caldwell

  • Main Street, circa 1950-s - Ellis

    photo credit - unknown

  • 2018 4th of July Fireworks

    Dan Smede

  • Historic Caldwell Home

    Jan Boles

  • Old City Hall, circa 1930

    photo credit: unknown

  • Cardboard Kayak Races - 2018

    Destination Caldwell

  • Indian Creek Plaza ice ribbon

    Destination Caldwell

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 since 2003 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) 

               2002                    2017                    2018                        2019                            

                    Population         26,913                 54,345                 57,500                       ----        

                    Calls                    21,561                 34,491                 40,843                       43,078          

                    Crime rate         14,737.8             7,259.18               7,198                         ----        

                    Clearance rate  32%                     52.55%                 52.81%                     ----         

                    Sworn Officers  46                        67                          67                               73               

                    Non Sworn         --                         14                           14                               15              



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