Ride Along

Ride-Along Policy


If you would like to schedule a Ride Along with Paramedics or Firefighters, please review the requirements below.

  • You must be 18 years of age or have a written permission from parents.  Hold Harmless Form needs to be signed.
  • You may schedule 1 ride along, anytime between the hours of 8:00 am and 5:00 pm, 7 days a week.  No over night stays.  Individuals seeking to ride for specific objectives: internship, job shadow etc., may be granted extended ride along schedules upon approval of the Operations Chief.

If you are seeking an internship please contact Deputy Chief Tom Greif.
cdaems@cdaid.org  or 208-755-2223


  • Photo ID is required
  • Please bring a sack lunch if you're riding during the lunch hour.
  • Please bring appropriate clothing, keeping in mind the weather.  Plain Polo shirt or T-shirt and work boots.  Pants must be in good condition and acceptable for the professional setting.  No Jeans or shorts will be allowed.  (No advertisements or Logos on shirts or hats please.)  No tattoos or jewelry (other than wedding rings) showing.  Please no apparel from other fire departments is allowed.
  • If your request is accepted and a Ride Along is scheduled, you will be requested to sign a Release Form.


E-mail the following information to candrews@cdaid.org
or call 208-769-2340 between the hours of 8am and noon
First and Last name
Reason for Ride Along Request
Contact Phone Number
Contact e-mail
Requested Date
Requested Start Time
Requested End Time
Requested Station - 1,2 or 3