CHEYENNE, Wyo. (Wyoming News Now)- For National Police Week, members of law enforcement in Laramie County had a ceremony commemorating Wyoming's fallen law enforcement officers. The ceremony was open to the public and held at the Wyoming State Museum.
"We have a great group of men and women who are putting their lives on the line every day when they go to work," Capt. Nathan Buseck of the Cheyenne Police Department (CPD) said.
It allowed Wyoming law enforcement officers and their families, to participate in a local event that mirrored the national ceremonies being held this week in Washington, D.C. Individuals took the opportunity to pay tribute to our nation's law enforcement officers and their families who have made the ultimate sacrifice throughout the United States.
"All the agencies work together for the common good of the community," Officer of Wyoming state parks, Donnie Heiduck said. "We want people to realize that we're here for them."
Wyoming has lost 58 officers in the line of duty according to https://www.odmp.org/search/browse/wyoming.