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Riverton Police Department Sgt. Charlie Marshall pulled over near the 200 block of North First Street on Monday to catch a quick game of basketball with Blake ...

Police plan 12 hour shifts for eclipse

The four-day period from Aug. 18 through Aug. 21 is targeted for extra attention from all public agencies.



No local law enforcement officers ...

Triple Taser zaps Tuesday fail to subdue disruptive shoplift suspect

A Riverton Police Department lieutenant said the devices are
old and in need of replacement.


Three shocks from a Taser were not enough to subdue ...

Nine arrests at City Park over weekend; booze factor in most

Local police made their way to Riverton City Park several times over the weekend in response to calls for service.
From Friday to Monday, nine people were ...

Riverton's interim police chief, Eric Murphy, was sworn in Tuesday night as the permanent replacement to Mike Broadhead, who left the Riverton Police ...

RPD officers use tasers two times, including on biting dog

Riverton police had to utilize their Tasers on two occasions early Wednesday, including once on a dog.
Officers suffered minor injuries in both incidents but ...

Emergency personnel pushed a damaged
motorcycle out of the
roadway after it collided with a Ford Mustang at about 5:45 p.m. Monday in the in the 1500 block ...

Series of car break-ins Wednesday, Thursday in city

All of the incidents involved unlocked vehicles, according to police.

Riverton police are warning local residents to secure their property after ...

The longtime RPD officer replaces Mike Broadhead, who resigned in April.

Eric Murphy, who has been serving as the interim chief of the Riverton ...

'Win-win' as RPD adds presence at store

The department also provides officers to Central Wyoming College and SageWest Health Care.



The Riverton Police Department recently began ...

Repeal city vagrancy ordinance, interim RPD chief advises

The Riverton Police Department has proposed the city repeal its current vagrancy ordinance in order to protect the constitutional rights of citizens.
"We are ...

Two motorcyclists died over the weekend in separate incidents in Riverton.
Officials said James Caples, 41, of Riverton, died of head trauma after crashing ...

'Archaic' city ordinances targeted for repeal

The Riverton City Council has agreed to repeal several "archaic" city ordinances on first reading.
Two additional readings are required.
Interim Riverton ...

Cops, specialists team for mental health training

Law enforcement and other officials have been learning about mental illnesses this week during a training session in Riverton.
The program, called Crisis ...

Student charged

A 17-year-old student was arrested and charged Thursday with felony juvenile delinquency connected to terroristic threats after he allegedly left a note in the ...

A mountain lion that was spotted Monday in Riverton was shot to death Wednesday after being sighted again near homes around Jackson Elementary school.
Brian ...

Former Riverton Police Department captain Eric Murphy was officially sworn in as the interim chief of police Tuesday during a Riverton City Council meeting. ...

RPD captain named interim chief; administrator search moves ahead

Beginning April 1, Riverton Police Department captain Eric Murphy will be the new interim chief of police.
Current chief Mike Broadhead announced his ...

Drugs, alcohol factors in man's drowning in ditch during flooding

Toxicology reports show drugs and alcohol were contributing factors in the drowning death of a Lander man last month in Riverton.
Joseph Atkin, 33, of Lander, ...

Riverton Police Department chief Mike Broadhead attended his last city council meeting Tuesday before he takes on the top spot with the police department in ...

 
 

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