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Wyoming officer charged with animal cruelty; K9 died after being left in hot car

CASPER, Wyo. — A Mills police officer faces an animal cruelty charge after the death of a police dog that he allegedly left in his hot patrol car for several hours.

August 22, 2014 2:07 pmLoading…
Drunken driver damages entrance to Billings Clinic

Drunken driver damages entrance to Billings Clinic

A 28-year-old Billings man was arrested on charges of obstructing a police officer, drunken driving and leaving the scene of an accident after crashing into — and damaging — an entrance to Billings Clinic.

August 22, 2014 1:00 pmLoading…

Former Wyoming police officer enters not-guilty plea

RIVERTON, Wyo. — A former Riverton police officer has pleaded not guilty to a felony charge of aggravated assault.

July 03, 2014 1:00 pmLoading…

Colorado police honor officer from Rawlins

RAWLINS, Wyo. — A Rawlins police officer has been recognized by the city of Fort Collins, Colo., for helping in the capture of stabbing suspects while he was on vacation.

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Missoula man accused of assaulting woman, head-butting officer

MISSOULA — A Missoula man is accused of head-butting a police officer after an alcohol-fueled altercation with his ex-girlfriend early Saturday morning.

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Friends and family gather to remember Richard Ramirez

Friends and family gather to remember Richard Ramirez

Born and raised on the south side of Billings, Richard Ramirez spent a lot of time in South Park.

April 18, 2014 8:10 pm Photos

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Riverton police like their own dispatch system

RIVERTON - Officials at the Riverton Police Department say they aren't interested in using a new national dispatch program recently purchased by the Fremont County Sheriff's Office Communications Center.

January 28, 2014 9:02 amLoading…
Newly sworn in policeman Brandon Johnson

Newly sworn in policeman Brandon Johnson

New police officer Brandon Johnson shows his new badge after being sworn in by Chief Rich St. John in the municipal courtroom on Monday morning.

December 30, 2013 11:40 amLoading…
Police Chief Rich St. John and newly sworn in officer

Police Chief Rich St. John and newly sworn in officer

Police Chief Rich St. John and newly sworn in police officer Jeff Richter face an audience in the municipal courtroom after Chief St. John awarded Richter his badge on Monday morning.

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Helena man arrested at gunpoint after chase through neighborhood

HELENA — Helena police arrested Matthew Williams at gunpoint Friday after an off-duty officer spotted him near Lyndale Avenue and Last Chance Gulch.

December 28, 2013 1:04 pmLoading…
Billings Police identify suspect in downtown shooting

Billings Police identify suspect in downtown shooting

Police say an officer shot a man who opened fire on him at the intersection of North 29th Street and Third Avenue North shortly after midnight in downtown Billings on Saturday.

July 13, 2013 2:00 am Photos

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Feature photo: New BPD officers

Feature photo: New BPD officers

Three new Billings police officers took part in a swearing-in ceremony in the City Hall Municipal Courtroom on Monday morning.

April 01, 2013 7:21 pmLoading…
Police officer: 'Ma'am, I found your husband'

Police officer: 'Ma'am, I found your husband'

Les Dolezal lay atop the bedcovers beside his wife, grieving aloud that he had no friends. Nobody understood him. He had no one in whom to confide.

January 13, 2013 12:15 am Photos

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Billings police officer Nate West

Billings police officer Nate West

Students raise their hands to ask questions during Billings police officer Nate West's recent visit to a fifth-grade classroom at Orchard Elementary School as part of the Adopt-a-Cop program.

November 28, 2012 11:41 amLoading…
Nate West talks to students

Nate West talks to students

Billings police officer Nate West talks to students in a fifth-grade classroom at Orchard Elementary School.

November 28, 2012 11:41 amLoading…

Helena man shot by police wants pickup back

HELENA  — A Helena man shot by a police officer who the officer says was trying to run him over wants his pickup back.

April 14, 2012 1:30 pmLoading…
Supreme Court upholds dismissal of Helena officer assault charge

Supreme Court upholds dismissal of Helena officer assault charge

HELENA - The Montana Supreme Court Tuesday declined to reinstate a felony charge of assaulting an officer in the case of a man who allegedly tried to run down a Helena police officer last May.

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After 31 years, Powell police chief moves to ministry

After 31 years, Powell police chief moves to ministry

POWELL, Wyo. — Back in 1981, when the Oakland Raiders beat the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl XV and President Ronald Reagan recovered from being shot by a man with a crush on Jodi Foster, a young rookie cop was making his way to Wyoming.

January 09, 2012 1:30 pm Photos

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Suspected dry cleaner thief ID'd by Billings Police

A 57-year-old transient who is in jail after a pair of employees at a downtown dry cleaner stopped him from stealing from the business on Saturday morning has been identified.

December 25, 2011 1:18 pmLoading…

Lawsuit: Woman alleges former Evansville cop assaulted her

CASPER, Wyo. — A former Evansville police officer, with a reported violent past in a prior law enforcement job, allegedly sexually assaulted a Mills woman a year ago, according to a lawsuit filed in federal court Wednesday.

November 11, 2011 11:45 pmLoading…

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