Peace Officer Standards and Training
Effective and progressive law enforcement is the foundation of a free and safe society. All members of the Wyoming Peace Officer Standards and Training Commission (POST) are committed to ensuring Peace Officers, Detention Officers, Corrections Officers, Dispatchers and Coroners receive high quality, relevant, practical basic and continuing education to serve the ever changing needs of society. POST is equally dedicated to ensuring public trust and confidence in Wyoming Law Enforcement by maintaining high standards for hiring and retaining certifications. To realize our mission we steadfastly adhere to our core values:
Establish and maintain the highest relevant statewide standards for selection and training
Ensure compliance with established standards
Provide quality ethical service to those we serve and continually challenge and expand our skills and expertise
Set high standards and perform with a positive attitude
Assume personal responsibility and accountability for our behaviors, decisions and actions
Provide consistent, timely and objective investigations of complaints or allegations
Partner with law enforcement and other public and private entities throughout the state
Actively communicate, clearly and candidly with all entities and citizens of the State of Wyoming
Encourage participation and realize achievement comes from the mutual exchange of ideas and collaborative efforts, various and diverse viewpoints are vital to developing professional law enforcement standards
2019 WYOMING SEAT BELT SURVEY
Did you know that overall, the rate of seat belt use in Wyoming declined from 86.3 percent in 2018 to 78.3 percent in 2019? Here are some bullet points from the most recent seatbelt survey:
Observers were at 289 sites within seventeen counties between June 3rd and June 9, 2019. They collected a total of 24,821 observations of drivers and passengers in 18,286 vehicles.
- The 2019 estimated rate of seat belt use is 78.3 percent belted.
- Eleven counties have seat belt use rates above the statewide rate of 78.3 percent. Six counties have seat belt
- use percentages below the statewide rate. The seat belt use rate varies from a low of 63.5 percent belted in Sweetwater County to a high of 97.8 percent belted in Niobrara County. Driver and passenger rates are reported separately.
- Seat belt use is higher at those sites within rural counties compared to sites in urban counties.
- Vehicle occupants in Wyoming vehicles have lower rates of seat belt use than occupants of out-of-state vehicles.
To download the survey click the link below.
Safe travels this holiday season,
Law Enforcement Liaison
WYDOT Highway Safety Office
ENTRY LEVEL TEST
Entry Level Testing is conducted by appointment only on most Wednesdays at 2:00 p.m. The cost is $35.00 payable only in cash and a valid photo ID is required.
Board of Coroners
1556 Riverbend Drive
Douglas, WY 82633
P: (307) 358-8213
F: (307) 638-9706