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Wyoming Patrol trooper retires from 26-year career

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.

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ILLUSTRATION: Crime lab

ILLUSTRATION: Crime lab

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2 new police officers take oath for Billings Police Department on Monday

2 new police officers take oath for Billings Police Department on Monday

Two new Billings Police Department recruits were sworn in Monday by Judge Sheila R. Kolar in the Billings Municipal Court chambers.

September 08, 2014 4:45 pm Photos

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Man charged in deputy's death pleads not guilty

Man charged in deputy's death pleads not guilty

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.

September 08, 2014 9:42 am Photos

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Police seeking potential witness in Cascade County deputy's death

Police seeking potential witness in Cascade County deputy's death

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.

September 03, 2014 3:37 pm Photos

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Ups and Downs:

Weekend vandals. Billings police received 28 reports of windows broken out of cars, homes and businesses Aug. 22-24. Vandals threw rocks, and shot BB guns and marbles, damaging Heights property between Wicks Lane and River Oaks Drive and also in an area west of 24th Street West and north of…

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From the editor: Just give me the numbers

From the editor: Just give me the numbers

Benjamin Disraeli is credited with saying, "There are three kinds of lies — lies, damn lies and statistics."

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Police investigate Laurel homicide

Police investigate Laurel homicide

Police investigate the scene of a homicide in the neighborhood of E. 1st St. and Idaho Avenue in Laurel on Sunday.

August 03, 2014 6:37 pm Photos

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Wyoming police officer fatally shoots man

BASIN, Wyo. — Police in Basin say an officer shot and killed a man who pointed a gun at him.

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State finds West Yellowstone chief selectively enforced law

BOZEMAN — The police chief of the town of West Yellowstone selectively enforced the law, violated court orders and, in some cases, either did not know or chose not to follow the law, a state investigation of the police department found.

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Billings Police Department encryption

Billings Police Department encryption

Fleet mechanic Lee Hoke removes a radio for the installation of a new Tait TM9400 radio in a Billings Police Department pickup Thursday.

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Billings Police Department encryption

Billings Police Department encryption

Fleet mechanic Lee Hoke removes a radio for the installation of a new Tait TM9400 radio in a Billings Police Department pickup Thursday.

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Julio Ramirez

Julio Ramirez

Julio Ramirez, father of Richard Ramirez, looks into the light of a candle and mourns the loss of his son at the site of the shooting at 5th Ave S. and State Ave. to light candles in honor of his memory Friday April 18, 2014.

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Julia Ramirez mourns

Julia Ramirez mourns

Julia Ramirez, oldest sister of Richard Ramirez, cries on a friend's shoulder at the site of the shooting at 5th Ave S. and State Ave. to light candles in honor of his memory Friday April 18, 2014.

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Billings man reported missing

Billings man reported missing

Police are requesting the public's help in locating Joseph Kelly, a 59-year-old man from Billings, who has been reported missing.  

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City officials removed hate graffiti sprayed from pedestrian tunnel

City officials have removed racial slurs and Nazi symbols spray-painted on the entrance to a bike tunnel on Yellowstone River Road.

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Havre standoff ends with suspect's death

Havre standoff ends with suspect's death

HAVRE -- An unidentified gunman who held off police for nearly 21 hours was pronounced dead Monday night at a Havre hospital, the Havre Daily news reported.

April 07, 2014 1:41 pm Photos

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Missoula city, county computer upgrade shuts down jail, police websites

MISSOULA — Local government is rolling out a $1.5 million computer system designed to streamline emergency information and enhance searching capabilities for law enforcement – but the benefits of the new program have yet to be realized.

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Report: 21K calls made to Williston police in 2013

WILLISTON, N.D. — An annual report shows the Williston Police Department received 21,000 calls for assistance in 2013.

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Gazette opinion: What must Billings pay to maintain public safety?

Gazette opinion: What must Billings pay to maintain public safety?

A public safety levy election is on the Billings City Council agenda for 2014.

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