Sheriff Calls for Community Involvement: Volunteer Posse Open House Announced

Sheriff Calls for Community Involvement: Volunteer Posse Open House Announced
Sheriff Calls for Community Involvement: Volunteer Posse Open House Announced(Layla Martinez)
Published: Sep. 5, 2023 at 4:34 PM CDT
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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now) -The Sheriff’s Office is inviting the residents of [County] to join a unique initiative that promises to foster community engagement and enhance safety. The Sheriff is forming a volunteer posse and has announced an open house event to answer questions and recruit enthusiastic individuals willing to serve their community.

An Open House for the Future of Community Safety

Mark your calendars for Tuesday, September 26, 2023, at 5:30 PM, because that’s when the Sheriff’s Office will host an open house at its headquarters, located at 1910 Pioneer Ave. This event offers an excellent opportunity for those interested in serving on a uniformed volunteer posse to learn more about the program, ask questions, and express their commitment to community safety.

Diverse Roles, One Goal: Community Well-Being

The Sheriff is seeking volunteers who are willing to contribute their time and skills to a range of essential duties that directly benefit our community. These duties include patrolling shopping centers during the busy holiday season, conducting Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) checks, assisting with Project Lifesaver, and participating in search and rescue operations.

One shining example of the dedication within the posse is Jonathan, the first member of the Air Posse, whose inaugural patrol took place on Labor Day. Jonathan’s commitment to serving the community has set the bar high for those who will follow in his footsteps.

Minimal Requirements, Maximum Impact

To be part of this remarkable initiative, individuals must meet some minimum requirements:

  • Be at least 18 years old.
  • Possess a GED or high school graduate status.
  • Hold a valid driver’s license.
  • Have a clean criminal record with no felonies.
  • Maintain a good driving record. Horses are not required.

Building Something Great, Together

Joining the volunteer posse means being part of something great as this team is formed from the ground up. By volunteering your time and skills, you will play a pivotal role in enhancing community safety and well-being. Your involvement can make a significant difference, ensuring that our neighborhoods are safer and more secure.

A Future of Stronger Communities

The Sheriff’s Office’s commitment to community engagement and safety shines through in the formation of this volunteer posse. By opening its doors to community members and encouraging them to actively participate in this initiative, the Sheriff’s Office is paving the way for stronger, more closely-knit communities.

Don’t Miss the Open House

So, mark your calendars for September 26, 2023, at 5:30 PM, and head to the Sheriff’s Office at 1910 Pioneer Ave. If you’re passionate about community safety and eager to contribute your time and skills, this open house event is your gateway to making a positive impact.

Be part of the future of community safety and join the Sheriff’s volunteer posse. Together, we can build safer, stronger, and more resilient communities for all residents of Laramie County.