Liaison Positions

Officer Ed Moreno

Hispanic Community Liaison

Officer Moreno is currently assigned to the Community Outreach Division as a Neighborhood Contact Officer and the Hispanic Community Liaison. Officer Moreno started his career in 1997 with the Idaho Department of Corrections as a Probation and Parole Officer. Officer Moreno joined the Boise Police Department in 2002 and has spent most of his career in patrol, being assigned ancillary duties such as a CSI (Crime Scene investigator) and court certified interpreter. Officer Moreno has been assigned as a Neighborhood Contact Officer and Hispanic Community Liaison (in an official capacity) since July 2016.

Officer Ed Moreno talking to a community member
Officer Travis Buffi

Officer Travis Buffi

Refugee Liaison

Officer Travis Buffi was born and raised in Boise, Idaho. He started his career in Law Enforcement with Nye County Sheriff’s Department in Nevada and took the opportunity to join the Boise Police Department in 2017 and return home to Boise.

Prior to his law enforcement career Officer Buffi served in the US Navy. This allowed him to travel the world and experience many different cultures along the way. After leaving the Navy Officer Buffi found his calling in law enforcement. He is passionate about being able to listen to the concerns of our community members and then find the appropriate solutions to their problems. Officer Buffi says that helping people is the most rewarding part of his job and his main driving factor.

Officer Buffi is the fourth BPD Refugee Liaison Officer in the Community Outreach Division. He is also part of the Crisis Negotiation Team (CNT) and has served as a Field Training Officer (FTO) for the Boise Police Department. BPD’s Refugee Liaison program has been nationally recognized as a model for community policing and Officer Buffi is proud to continue to support the department and the community in this way.

Learn about the Refugee Liaison Position

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Officer Ted Ni

Asian American and Pacific Islander Liaison

Officer Ted Ni has been a member of the Boise Police Department since 2019 and is currently working in patrol. He grew up in Taipei, Taiwan and San Diego, California. He can speak, read, and write Mandarin Chinese and Taiwanese/Hokkien. Prior to joining BPD, he was Combat Medic in the Unites Stated Army for 12 years. He also received a Bachelor of Science degree from San Diego State University and a Master’s of Science Degree from Boston University. Officer Ni says he wanted to become the Asian American and Pacific Islander Liaison officer to provide a way for the AAPI community to voice concerns and issues that were unique to their community.

Detective Paul Jagosh

NAACP Liaison

Detective Paul Jagosh has over 25 years of experience in law enforcement and was appointed by Governor Otter and re-appointed by Governor Little to the Idaho Human Rights Commission. Detective Jagosh graduated from Northwest Nazarene University and worked as a Youth Program Director for at-risk youth at the Idaho Falls YMCA before becoming a police officer. During his time with the Boise Police Department, he has taken on several roles and is currently assigned to the Violent Crimes Unit where he investigates crimes including Homicide, Rape, Robbery, Aggravated Assault and Battery, Kidnappings, collateral crimes, and missing persons. Jagosh has been actively involved in topics of interest to the community from suicide prevention to victim’s rights and is proud to continue to use the relationships he has with the NAACP on behalf of the Boise Police Department.

detective paul jagosh outside

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