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      Park Co. Sheriff, Scott Steward  

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Welcome to the Park County Sheriff’s Office website. As you browse the site we hope you find it informative and useful.

Please feel free to contact me with concerns, questions or suggestions of how we may better serve you.

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(Fire fighters on the Hunter Peak Fire)


HUNTER PEAK FIRE UPDATE
 
August 25, 2016 – The Hunter Peak Fire is at 3,572 acres.  Fire behavior has diminished as a result of cooler temperatures and precipitation received on the fire Wednesday, August 24.  Crews completed handline along the ridgeline between Crandall Creek and Squaw Creek, west of the division D/T break, and were flown off the hill early Wednesday afternoon before the predicted thunderstorms arrived.  Fire containment remains steady at 54%.  Crews have begun rebuilding damaged fence lines in the fire area.  Steep, rugged terrain, snags, and heavy dead and down fuels will continue to remain a safety concern for firefighters.

Cloudy skies and isolated showers and thunderstorms are expected to decrease fire activity through Friday.  High temperatures Thursday and Friday will range between 49-59 degrees, and low relative humidity between 37-47%.  Winds will be southeast 4-8 mph on Thursday, then west-northwest 4-8 mph Friday morning increasing to 5-9 mph up slope and up valley later in the morning.  Gusty and erratic winds are expected near thunderstorms in the afternoons. 

A community meeting will be held Saturday, August 27th, at 6 PM at the Painter Store to discuss the transition plan for the Hunter Peak Fire.

 
   

DISPATCH CENTER


Non-Emergency Numbers
Cody:
  (307) 527-8700
Powell: (307) 754-8700

Sheriff’s Civil Process &
Administration:

Office Hours: 
Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Cody:   (307) 527-8710
Powell: (307) 754-8710

General Fax Number:
Cody:   (307) 527-8708
Powell: (307) 754-8708

Sheriff’s Detention Center:
Cody:   (307) 527-8750
Powell: (307) 754-8750

Detention Center Administrative Assistant:
(307) 527-8714 or
(307) 754-8714

Location:
Park County/ Cody Law
Enforcement Center
1402 River View Drive
Cody, WY 82414
                   
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SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES TRAIN WITH “REACH AIR MEDICAL”
 
Park County Sheriff’s deputies recently trained with REACH Air Medical Services on the use of medical evacuation helicopters.  Classroom training included the operation and limitations of the helicopter as well as the proper techniques for setting up a safe landing zone at the scene of an emergency and assisting the helicopter in a safe landing.  The team then practiced “hot loading” the helicopter with a patient.  Obviously, time is at a premium when evacuating a critically injured victim.  That is why it is essential to load the helicopter while it is running (hot load).  Shutting down the helicopter (cold load) can be done but it sacrifices time. 

 
  • Population - (28,702 from 2012 Census iinformation)

• The county seat is Cody.

• The county contains the
majority of Yellowstone
National Park's total area. 

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The Park County Sheriff's Office is committed to providing you the public with the information on how we are doing. Keeping the public informed is and always will be something that we strongly believe is important to both us and ultimately the members of the public. We strive to provide that information that is allowed by Wyoming State Statute and will provide performance reports as they become available. Check out our news page which has not only our media bulletin, but shows our patrol statistics by month. (Adobe Acrobat Viewer is required to read the files) Visit www.adobe.com to download your free copy. We welcome any feedback from the public on how we are doing.


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