Wyoming Highway Patrol
|Wyoming Highway Patrol|
Patch of the Wyoming Highway Patrol
|Employees||339 (as of 2004)[needs update]|
|Legal personality||Governmental: Government agency|
|Operations jurisdiction*||State of Wyoming, USA|
|Size||97,914 square miles (253,600 km2)|
|Population||585,501 (2016 est.)|
|Troopers||Nearly 210 (as of 2010)[needs update]|
|Civilians||151 (as of 2004)[needs update]|
|Agency executive||Kebin Haller, Colonel|
|Parent agency||Wyoming Department of Transportation|
|Wyoming Highway Patrol website|
|* Divisional agency: Division of the country, over which the agency has usual operational jurisdiction.|
The Wyoming Highway Patrol was created in 1933 to protect the lives, property and constitutional rights of all people in Wyoming. It is also tasked with providing security and transportation to the Governor of Wyoming. As of 2013, it has 208 troopers.[needs update]
Mission, Vision, & Values
The Wyoming Highway Patrol's mission is to serve and protect all people in Wyoming with courtesy, professionalism, and integrity. WHP's vision is to be Wyoming's leader in highway safety. WHP has identified its core values as courage, integrity, discipline, loyalty, diligence, humility, optimism, and conviction.
Since the establishment of the Wyoming Highway Patrol, two officers have died while on duty.
- USDOJ Bureau of Justice Statistics Census of Law Enforcement Agencies Archived November 20, 2008, at the Wayback Machine.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on July 12, 2011. Retrieved December 3, 2013. Wyoming Quick Facts
- The Officer Down Memorial Page
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