Peace Officer Standards and Training

Mission

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:


Professionalism

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

Accountability

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

Statewide Cooperation

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.

http://www.dot.state.wy.us/files/live/sites/wydot/files/shared/Highway_Safety/Annual%20Report/2019%20Survey%20Analysis%20of%20Seat%20Belt%20Use%20in%20Wyoming.pdf

Safe travels this holiday season,

Pete Abrams

Law Enforcement Liaison

WYDOT Highway Safety Office

307-277-5696

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.

Testing Location:

Wyoming Law Enforcement Academy

1556 Riverbend Drive

Douglas Wyoming, 82633



Schedule your appointment to take the test

or

By phone - (307) 358-8213


Resources

Board of Coroners

Contact Us

P.O.S.T

1556 Riverbend Drive

Douglas, WY 82633

P: (307) 358-8213

F: (307) 638-9706

E-mail: ag-post@wyo.gov

Director

Chris Walsh

chris.walsh1@wyo.gov

(307) 358-8215

Training Coordinator

Russell Clark

russell.clark1@wyo.gov

(307) 358-8213