CASPER, Wyo. — The Casper City Council on Tuesday, September 7 authorized a mutual aid agreement between the Casper and Cheyenne police departments.
The council’s action authorizes a memorandum of understanding allowing the police departments in Casper and Cheyenne to request and provide assistance to one another.
Such mutual aid may be provided when emergencies or other special situations arise that “exceed immediate work force, skill and equipment capacities” of either law enforcement agency, according to a memo from Casper police officials included in the city council’s work packet.
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Under the agreement, each law enforcement agency would be responsible for pay and benefits of its own officers who provide assistance in the other city.