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Wetzel Named Casper Chief of Police
The city of Casper has named its new police chief. City manager John Patterson promoted Casper Police Department Sgt. Jim Wetzel to the position during a press conference on Friday. Wetzel says he looks forward to the opportunity. “I have ascended from a sergeant at the police department over…
Police Chief Fired Over Trayvon Martin Shooting
SANFORD, Fla. (AP) — Saying he’s lost the trust of officials, a city manager fired a central Florida police chief who was criticized for his agency’s initial investigation of Trayvon Martin’s shooting death at the hands of a neighborhood watch volunteer. Sanford City Mana…
University Of Wyoming Police Chief Takes UT Job
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The University of Tennessee has selected the University of Wyoming’s police chief to head the UT Police Department. The Associated Press reported Troy Lane will take over the department in Knoxville on June 25. The 43-year-old Lane has headed Wyoming’s ca…
Rawlins Police Chief Leaving To Work For Governor Mead
RAWLINS, Wyo. (AP) — The Rawlins police chief is stepping down to become a senior policy adviser to Gov. Matt Mead. Mike Reed will leave his post May 15 after nearly 25 years in the Rawlins Police Department. He’s been chief since 2001. The Associated Press reports that the 55-year-old…