ATTENTION PAST WPOA PRESIDENTS WPOA Past Presidents are invited to a luncheon on May 19, 2017, at 12:00 pm at the Douglas Golf Club restaurant. This will be following the Law Enforcement Memorial at the WLEA, which is scheduled to begin at 11:00 AM. For more information and to RSVP, please contact Lin Bashford at 307-217-0010 or by email at We look forward to seeing you there!

Wyoming Peace Officers Association

Serving Wyoming Since 1923

Giving Our Best For Better Law Enforcement

2016 Award Winners 




2016 Peace Officer of the Year:  Chris Hadlock – Casper PD





2016 Dispatcher of the Year:  Alicia Nokes – Rawlins PD






2016 Meritorious Award: Colton Lenz – WHP

2016 Valor Award: Russ Schmitt – DCI

Welcome to the Wyoming Peace Officers Association

WPOA LOGO black and whiteThe Wyoming Peace Officers Association was formed and duly constituted an Association in January 1923. It was started by Wyoming Sheriffs. Today the Wyoming Peace Officers Association is made of Peace Officers, Detention Officers, Communication Personnel, Coroners, Probation and Parole, Game Wardens, Correctional Officers, Animal Control and The Wyoming Attorney General.

Our mission is to promote better cooperation in all enforcement problems and thereby guaranteeing more uniform and better law enforcement to the people of Wyoming.

Support Us By Donating Today!

Your contribution helps us serve some 1900 law enforcement personnel representing over 50 law enforcement agencies across Wyoming. We offer them a number of benefits to include academic scholarships, death benefit, and training. We are a nonprofit organization and your donations to WPOA are tax deductible due to our status as 501C3. By contributing to the WPOA, you’ll help ensure that our work continues. Donations can be made through Paypal or sent to: PO Box 1923 Rock Springs, WY 82902