Law Enforcement Agencies
CASPER, Wyo. — A Casper man who was upset that a Mills police officer could only be sentenced to six months on probation for the death of his police dog in a hot car wants to see increased penalties for anyone who injures or kills a law enforcement animal.
DEER LODGE — A Deer Lodge police officer responding to a 911 call from an armed suicidal man shot and killed a 28-year-old on Friday night.
MISSOULA — A police officer in Deer Lodge has killed a man after responding to a report of suicide threat at a residence.
GILLETTE, Wyo. — Sheriff's deputies in Campbell County began wearing small cameras to record their interactions with the public months before the use of body cameras became part of the nationwide debate over deaths by police officers.
FERGUSON, Mo. — A grand jury declined Monday to indict white police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked weeks of sometimes-violent protests and inflamed deep racial tensions between many African-Americans and police.
GILLETTE, Wyo. — A special prosecutor is reviewing a state investigative report into how the Campbell County sheriff handled his son's drunken driving arrest.
HAVRE — A coroner's jury found no criminal wrongdoing in the death of a Cut Bank man who was involved in a lengthy standoff with Havre police in April.
GILLETTE, Wyo. — Campbell County Sheriff Bill Pownall announced his resignation Wednesday. The move comes in the midst of a state investigation into an allegation that he tried to suppress his son's arrest on a drunken-driving charge.
GILLETTE, Wyo. — The Gillette Police Department is training three new police dogs to replace two dogs that retired and another that died.
BOZEMAN — A federal judge has dismissed a woman's lawsuit against the city of Livingston that claimed one of its police officers assaulted her during a 2009 arrest.
MISSOULA — The state commissioner of political practices found a Missoula County sheriff's detective and a law firm that supported his candidacy for sheriff violated campaign finance laws.
CASPER, Wyo. — A man shot by police in an East Casper neighborhood Tuesday night died Wednesday morning at Wyoming Medical Center, according to the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.
HELENA — Law enforcement agencies across Montana are partnering with the Drug Enforcement Administration to offer people a chance to safely dispose of prescription medication Saturday.
CASPER, Wyo. — A November trial has been set in the case of a Mills police officer charged in the death of a police dog left in a hot patrol car in July.
WASHINGTON — Efforts to stop domestic violence and violence against women in the fast-growing Bakken oil patch are getting some federal help.
CASPER, Wyo. — Terry Vincent remembers ringing doorbells in that cheap, little plastic vest. He remembers proudly displaying his shiny tin badge, the one shaped like a star, the one that said he was a police officer, asking for candy in his favorite Halloween costume.
HELENA — A 40-year-old Great Falls man has pleaded not guilty to deliberate homicide in the death of a Cascade County sheriff's deputy who was struck by a vehicle during a law enforcement pursuit.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Wyoming lawmakers are considering a bill to ban law enforcement use of drones without a warrant.
GREAT FALLS — Police in Great Falls are asking for help in identifying a possible witness to the Aug. 14 death of Cascade County Deputy Joe Dunn.
BASIN, Wyo. — Police in Basin say an officer shot and killed a man who pointed a gun at him.