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Investigation of ‘suspicious package’ temporarily closes Cody Avenue

CASPER, Wyo. — Cody Avenue was closed down this afternoon, with several residents being evacuated from their homes, as emergency personnel responded to suspicious packages as part of an inactive Casper Police Department investigation. Casper Fire-EMS firefighters were dispatched to the scene on the 1700 block of Cody Avenue to assist the police just after […]

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Casper Police Say Wounded Officer Responding Well to Treatment

The Casper Police Department issued a statement on wounded officer Jacob Carlson on Thursday. According to a post on the CPD’s Facebook page, officer Carlson underwent another major surgery yesterday that went well. “His condition is improving, but still has a long way to go,” said the post. “Today, Jacob is resting and preparing for […]

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Casper Police Shooting Ruled ‘In Accordance With State and Federal Law’

The Natrona County District Attorney’s Office has determined that two Casper Police officers were justified in the use of deadly force during an incident on Feb. 25. During a Casper Police press conference on Thursday afternoon, Casper Police Chief Keith McPheeters said the outside investigation found that officers Johnathan Schlager and Cody Meyers acted “appropriate […]

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Officer Involved Shooting in Casper

Casper Police released information on an officer involved shooting late last night in Casper. The release follows:  Casper, Wyoming (February 26, 2018) – On February 25, 2018, at approximately 11:36 p.m., two Casper Police Department Officers responded to a threatening call at the Loaf n Jug located at 1510 Centennial Court, Casper, Wyoming. The clerk […]

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Casper Police Dept. To Donate Unclaimed Bicycles to Non-Profits

Casper, Wyoming (November 6, 2017) – As part of the Casper Police Department’s “Our Community” Campaign, Interim Chief Steve Schulz is pleased to announce the Department’s bicycle donation program. This program allows community non-profit organizations to apply for and potentially receive unclaimed, recovered bicycles. Casper area non-profit organizations are encouraged to apply for these bicycles […]

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Casper Police Chief Finalists Announced

Casper City Manager Carter Napier announced today that the search for Casper’s next police chief has been narrowed to four finalists. Chosen from among 45 applicants, the candidates moving to the next steps and final interviews in the selection process are: Brett Quilter, Boise Police Department, Idaho Drew Sanders, West Jordan Police Department, Utah Keith […]

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Casper Police Demonstrate New Drone (Photos)

The Casper Police Department held a public demonstration of their new drone on Wednesday afternoon at the Lake McKenzie Dog Park. Casper EMT participated in the demonstration to show the capabilities of the new tool. The drone, a Phantom IV Pro, has a number of practical uses for police and rescue according to police officer […]