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                                    Mission Statement

Our mission is to consistently contribute to a safe and secure living environment for all by providing quality law enforcement and support services to the citizens and communities of Sweetwater County. We will accomplish this by maintaining public trust and cooperation with all public service agencies within the sources provided to us.

                                 SHERIFF'S OFFICE NEWS

July 17, 2014 Sweetwater Bomb Squad Investigates Suspicious Object 
July 11, 2014  Yellowstone Road Speed Limit Reduced During National High School Finals Rodeo
June 30, 2014  Sheriff Warns Boaters About Floating Debris on Flaming Gorge 
June 27, 2014  Sheriff Warns Against Leaving Children in Parked Vehicles 
June 10, 2014  Flags at County Buildings Ordered Flown at Half Staff 
June 9, 2014  Latest Addition to Sweetwater County’s Most Wanted List Captured in Rock Springs 
June 6, 2014 Rock Springs High School Junior Running for Sheriff at Girls State 
May 27, 2014  Purported Victim Admits Her Abduction and Sexual Assault Were Fabrications 
May 16, 2014  Tattoos Help Give Fugitive Away 
May 16, 2014 Fugitive Captured in Arizona 
April 18, 2014  Chris Thomas Receives Outstanding Citizen of the Year Award
April 15, 2014  Detectives Solve Burglary Thanks to a Facebook Post 
April 3, 2014  Sheriff’s Office Detectives Clear Burglaries and Thefts; Seeking Additional Information 
April 2, 2014  Deputies Apprehend Fugitive 
March 27, 2014  Pickup Stolen in Point of Rocks Recovered in Evanston; Two in Custody 
March 25, 2014  Sheriff's Office: Sheep Dogs in Remote Areas Should Be Left Alone 
March 20, 2014  Wanted Woman Turns Herself In; Strangulation and Battery Suspect Still at Large
March 19, 2014  Woman Sought on Felony Drug Charges 
March 18, 2014  Green River Man Added to Most Wanted List 
March 17, 2014  Civilian Firearms Training Course Schedule Released 
March 14, 2014 Sweetwater County's Most Wanted Fugitive in Custody 
March 12, 2014  Half-Million Dollar Bond Set on Rock Springs Man for Attempted Murder, Other Charges 
March 12, 2014  Deputies Rescue Stranded Pair; Sheriff Warns of Unsafe Travel Conditions 
March 11, 2014  Latest Sweetwater County's Most Wanted Fugitive in Custody
March 11, 2014  Aggravated Assault Suspect Arrested; Investigators Seek Witnesses 
March 10, 2014  Witnesses Sought in Motorcycle Crash Fatality 
March 5, 2014  Two Added to Sweetwater County's Most Wanted List 
February 26, 2014  Sheriff's Office Warns of Resurgent "Delinquent Taxes Scam" 
February 24, 2014  Six Rescued from Ice Floe on Flaming Gorge Friday 
February 24, 2014  Sheriff's Office Issues Telephone Scam Advisory 
February 4, 2014  Farson-Eden Students Graduate D.A.R.E. Program 
January 22, 2014  Email Phishing Scam Circulating in Sweetwater County 
January 10, 2014  Bond Forfeited in Illegal Garbage Dumping Case 
January 8, 2014  Deputies Capture Fugitive Deported Felon 
December 27, 2013  Sheriff's Office Warns Public About "Secret Shopper" Scam 
December 23, 2013  Sheriff's Office Announces Changes in Visitation Procedures at County Detention Center 
December 23, 2013  Green Dot Card Scam Circulating in Sweetwater County, Sheriff Warns
December 12, 2013  Cub Scouts Learn About County Law Enforcement During Field Trip 
December 11, 2013  Sheriff's Office Makes Recommendations for Winter Outings 
December 9, 2013  Shop With a Cop Event Brings Christmas Cheer to Children and Their Families 
December 3, 2013  Sheriff Issues Online Holiday Scam Advisory 
November 22, 2013  Sheriff Offers Tips to Avoid Disaster Aid Scams 
November 15, 2013  Sheriff's Office Investigating Illegal Garbage Dumping 
November 6, 2013  Deputy and K9 Partner Visit County CDC in Green River 
November 4, 2013  Sheriff's Officers Participating in American Cancer Society's "No Shave November" 
October 25, 2013  Woman Beaten and Hospitalized; Wamsutter Man Arrested 
October 23, 2013  Sheriff's Office and RSPD Collecting Unwanted Prescription Drugs on Saturday 
October 15, 2013  Sheriff's Office Seeks Information on Fugitives 
October 11, 2013  Recommendations for Keeping Your Children Safe 
October 10, 2013  Sheriff Issues Updated “Computer Repair Scam” Alert 
October 9, 2013 Concrete Truck Crashes on Blairtown Road 
October 7, 2013  Rock Springs Man Killed at Bridger Coal 
October 2, 2013 Donation Made to Sweetwater County Emergency Management 
October 1, 2013  Rock Springs Man Receives Prison Sentence 
September 27, 2013  Sex Offender Sentenced
September 20, 2013  Rock Springs Man Sentenced to Lengthy Prison Terms 
September 19, 2013  Openings Available for Detention Officers and Patrol Deputies
September 18, 2013  Sheriff's Office Seeks Green River Man on Felony Drug Charges 
September 16, 2013  Some Degree of Flooding Reported in Sweetwater County Over Weekend
September 11, 2013  Manhunt for Escaped Prisoner Continues 
September 10, 2013  Jim Bridger Plant - Investigation of Suspicious Activity Reported Yields Little 
September 10, 2013  Investigation Leads to Child Pornography Arrest 
September 6, 2013  Sheriff's Office Forwards WYDOT Road Closure Notice 
August 26, 2013  Green River Man Charged in Pickup Explosion 
August 22, 2013  County, Federal Officers Conduct Registered Sex Offender Compliance Checks 
August 9, 2013  Four Fugitives Arrested 
August 5, 2013  Sheriff's Office, Sweetwater Bomb Squad Investigating Car Destroyed with Explosives 
August 1, 2013  Reliance Burglary Suspects Caught Inside Building 
July 30, 2013  Rock Springs Man Arrested, Charged with Attempted Murder in the First Degree
July 30, 2013  Sheriff's Office Investigates Clearview Acres Crash 
July 24, 2013 Sheriff's Office Fugitive Apprehension Team Makes 250th Arrest - Plus One
July 18, 2013  Two Dozen Arrested in Southwest Wyoming Drug Sweep
July 16, 2013  Detective Retires After Three Decades of Service
July 10, 2013  Yellowstone Road Speed Limit Reduced During National High School Final Rodeo 
July 8, 2013  Utah Kidnap Victim Recovered; Three in Custody
June 28, 2013  Sheriff's Office Warns Against Leaving Children in Parked Vehicles 
June 20, 2013  Telephone "Prepayment" Scam Circulating in Sweetwater County
June 17, 2013 Body of Rock Springs Man Recovered from Flaming Gorge
June 10, 2013  Rock Springs Man Convicted of Sexual Abuse Wanted in Texas
May 28, 2013  Green River Kindergarteners Learn About Animal Safety 
May 23, 2013  A Memorial Day Message from Sheriff Rich Haskell
May 20, 2013  Boat Capsizes on Flaming Gorge; Three Rescued
April 25, 2013 Unlucky Pair Arrested on Drug Charges
April 19, 2013  Sheriff's Office Fugitive Team Makes 125th Arrest; Granger Woman Sought
April 18, 2013  Sheriff's Office Warns of Boston Marathon Bombing Internet Scams
April 15, 2013  Sheriff Issues Alert On Fraudulent Email 
April 10, 2013  Superior Man's Death Under Investigation 
April 5, 2013  Sweetwater Bomb Squad Investigates Source of Explosives Device
April 3, 3013  Lifelong Peace Officer Retires 
March 26, 2013  Sheriff's Office Seeks Help in Death Investigation
March 22, 2013  Missing West Valley City Police Officer Found Dead in I-80 Tunnels 
March 21, 2013  Sheriff's Office Issues Phone Scam Alert 
March 14, 2013  Bridge Replacement Will Cause Traffic Delays
March 13, 2013  Rock Springs Woman Apprehended; Reliance Woman Sought
March 5, 2013  Sheriff Warns of Social Networking Scam
February 27, 2013  New Sheriff's Office Fugitive Apprehension Unit Nets 51 Arrests in One Month
February 25, 2013 Sheriff Issues Statement on 911 System
February 20, 2013  Sheriff Issues Renewed "Computer Tech Scam" Alert 
February 15, 2013  Fugitive Captured in Utah; Sheriff's Office Seeks Rock Springs Woman
February 14, 2013  New Sheriff's Office Fugitive Apprehension Team Arrests 33
February 12, 2013 Rock Springs Man Hospitalized With Gunshot Wound
February 7, 2013  Web-Based Video Visitation System Installed at County Detention Center 
February 5, 2013 Pair Arrested in Rawlins; Charged with Felonies Connected with Sweetwater County Burglary 
January 25, 2013  Wyoming Association of Sheriffs and Chiefs of Police Issues Position Statement on Gun Controversy
January 18, 2013  Light Plane Crashes at Rock Springs Airport
January 17, 2013  Sheriff Issues "Computer Repair Scam" Alert
January 17, 2013  Civilian Handgun Training Course Schedule Announced
January 15, 2013  Stolen Vehicle Recovered 
January 14, 2013  Sheriff's Office Asks Public to Watch for Stolen Vehicle
January 8, 2013 Retiring County Officers Receive Special Awards
December 27, 2012  Wanted Drug Suspect Captured; Left His Wallet Behind
December 18, 2012  Little America Crash Victim Dies; California Man Charged
December 14, 2012  Three Hospitalized After Little America Crash
December 14, 2012  Local Children Attend Shop With a Cop Event
December 12, 2012  Two Added to Sheriff's Office Most Wanted List
December 11, 2012  Idaho Man Charged With Multiple Felonies After Incident at Truck Stop
December 3, 2012  Idaho Man's Death Investigated
November 28, 2012  Sweetwater Dive Team Members Earn Special Certifications
November 27, 2012  Drug Fugitive Captured in Colorado
November 21, 2012  Sheriff's Office Issues Online Holiday Scam Alert
November 20, 2012  Rescuers Receive Special Award
November 6, 2012  Special Exercise Provides Training, Enhances Emergency Preparedness
November 2, 2012  Wyoming National Guard Personnel Receive Training from Local Law Enforcement
November 1, 2012  Detention Center Visitation to be Suspended Next Week
October 31, 2012  Exercise Set for Friday, Saturday, November 2 and 3
October 23, 2012  Fugitive Wanted on Felony Drug Charges Captured; Three Others Sought
October 10, 2012  Sheriff's Office Rescues Boa Constrictor
October 9, 2012  Inmate Work Crew Helps Set Up Halloween Pumpkin Patch
September 27, 2012 Rock Springs Man Charged With Possessing Drugs in Sheriff's Office Parking Lot
September 24, 2012  Sheriff's Office and Rock Springs Police Department to Collect Unwanted Prescription Drugs
September 20, 2012  Sheriff's Office Dog To Be First In-Clinic Stem Cell Therapy in Wyoming
September 14, 2012 Three Walk Away From Missing-Bridge Crash
September 14, 2012 Three Arrested in Alvarado Homicide
September 8,
2012
Sweetwater Dive Team Recovers Body of Probable Drowning Victim
August 30, 2012  Women Receives 30-Year Prison Sentence
August 29, 2012 McKinnon Man Killed in Tractor Mishap
August 27, 2012  Inmate Work Crew Set Up Steel Handgun Targets Every Saturday at County Firearms Range
August 24, 2012     Missing Rock Springs Youth Found Murdered; Reward Offered
August 21, 2012     Slots Still Available for Civilian Handgun Training Course
August 17, 2012 Rock Springs Man Charge in Strangulation Assault
July 19, 2012  Two Arrested One Hospitalized After Golf Cart Crash at Rodeo Campgrounds 
July 17, 2012     Oregon Man Pleads Guilty to Attemped Murder and Larceny
May 23, 2012     Sweetwater Bomb Squad Deals With Explosive Devices Found Near Rock Springs
April 26, 2012  Methamphetamine Traffickers Sentenced in Federal Court
April 20, 2012   ROCK SPRINGS MAN AND AUNT ARRESTED
April 16, 2012   COMMUNICATIONS OFFICERS HONORED
April 16, 2012  NEVADA MAN DIES IN PLANE CRASH
March 22,2012  H2S GAS LEAK
MAR 20,2012  LIFESAVING WORK OF DETETION STAFF RECOGNIZED
MAR 14,2012  DUI PATROLS FOR ST PATRICK'S DAY
MAR 08, 2012      FEDEX CONTRACT DRIVER ARRESTED
MAR 02,2012   STANDOFF WITH SUICIDAL SUBJECT ENDS PEACEFULLY
MAR 01,2012   PROPANE LEAK PROMPTS FARSON-EDEN SCHOOL EVACUATION
FEB 24, 2012     SUSPECT IN ATTEMPTED MURDER CASE CAPTURED
FEB 22, 2012  ROCK SPRINGS MAN ARRESTED AFTER PURSUIT
JAN 31, 2012  SHERIFF'S OFFICE ENCOURAGE A SAFE AND SOBER SUPER BOWL WEEKEND FOR DRIVERS
JAN 27, 2012  VEHICLES NOT RECOMMENDED ON ICE
JAN 23,2012  SHERIFF'S OFFICE REISSUES ICE FISHING WARNING
JAN 21, 2012  CLEARVIEW ACRES IMPROVEMENT DISTRICT TREASURER ARRESTED
JAN 18, 2012  GREEN RIVER MAN BURNED IN EXPLOSION
JAN 13, 2012  TRUCK DEMOLISHED IN CRASH WITH TRAIN
JAN 11, 2012  WHITE MOUNTAIN CRASH INVESTIGATED
JAN 04, 2012  CAUSE OF ROCK SPRINGS MAN'S DEATH DETERMINED
JAN 03, 2012  COUNTY OFFICIALS INVESTIGATE DEATH OF ROCK SPRINGS MAN







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Green River Office
80 W. Flaming Gorge Way
Green River, WY 82935
or
PO Box 39
Green River, WY 82935
Ph: (307) 872-3866
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731 C St, Suite 234
Rock Springs, WY 82901 
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50140 Hwy. 191 S.
Rock Springs, WY 82901
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