Wyoming Highway Patrol
|Wyoming Highway Patrol|
Patch of the Wyoming Highway Patrol
|Employees||339 (as of 2004) |
|Legal personality||Governmental: Government agency|
|Operations jurisdiction*||State of Wyoming, USA|
|Size||253,348 square miles (656,170 km2)|
|Population||522,830 (2007 est.)|
|Troopers||Nearly 210 (as of 2010) |
|Civilians||151 (as of 2004) |
|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 people in Wyoming. It is also tasked with providing security and transportation to the Governor of Wyoming. As of 2013, it has 208 troopers.
Since the establishment of the Wyoming Highway Patrol, 2 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. 2007 Population Estimates
- The Officer Down Memorial Page
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