The Sheridan Police Department posts announcements and news regularly. Check back often for current information.

Sheridan County Fire Restrictions starting 7/19/2017

posted Jul 18, 2017, 8:54 AM by Rachel Depew

Please see the attached files regarding the media release by the Sheridan County Commissioners and the specifications of the Partial Fire Restrictions that are taking place 7/19/2017 at 12:01 a.m.

Fireworks in the City and County of Sheridan

posted Jun 26, 2017, 7:17 AM by Rachel Depew

Please see the attached file in reference to the Press Releases for Fireworks in the City of Sheridan.  Possession, purchasing, and use of fireworks in the City of Sheridan are not permitted by City Ordinance.  Read below for information about fireworks in Sheridan County:

Sheridan County Sheriff's Office Press Release

The Sheridan County Sheriff's Office would like everyone in Sheridan County to have a safe and enjoyable 4th of July celebration.  We also want everyone to know the laws regarding fireworks detonation and possession.

The discharge of fireworks is legal in Sheridan County, outside of incorporated municipalities.  Pursuant to county resolution, fireworks can be used from June 27 through July 11 each year on private property.

Clearmont and Ranchester allow for Fireworks usage on private property within the town limits, but only on July 4th.
Fireworks cannot be possessed or detonated inside of the City of Sheridan and cannot be detonated anytime inside the Town of Dayton.

It is illegal to discharge fireworks on state land, federal land, or public roadways.  Those areas include the Welch Recreation Area, Kleenburn Recreation Area (Acme Pits), Three Poles Recreation Area, Buffalo Run Recreation Area (Bass Ponds), Red Grade parking areas, East Ridge Rd. (Dump Rd.), anywhere on BLM and USFS lands, or any other areas fitting the above description.  Violations will be strictly enforced by the Sheridan County Sheriff's Office, or other law enforcement personnel.

Please be mindful of your neighbors and understand that loud noises at late hours can be illegal under the Wyoming Breach of Peace Statute.

You can find further information about county fireworks laws by calling the Sheridan County Sheriff's Office or reviewing this link:

The Big Horn Equestrian Center and the City of Ranchester will conduct aerial fireworks displays on July 4th and more information can be found at:

Thank you all for doing your part to make this 4th of July safe, fun, and enjoyable for everyone!

Sand Bags

posted May 17, 2017, 3:47 PM by Rachel Depew   [ updated May 17, 2017, 3:48 PM ]

The fill location at the Sheridan County Fairgrounds will be south of Rotary Park, near where the trolley is parked when not in use.  Anyone with questions can call Sheridan County Emergency Management Coordinator, Bruce Edwards, at 675-2569 during business hours. Click on the picture below for more information on locations, gear to bring for filling sand bags and safety tips.

Kids Safety Day

posted May 16, 2017, 9:21 AM by Rachel Depew

This Saturday, May 20,2017, there will be a Kids Safety Day at Sheridan Memorial Hospital's downtown location, 61 S Gould, from 930-1230. Great interactive booths, games, prizes and more – all focusing on Safety. Free to kids and parents.
The goal of Safe Kids Day is to celebrate kids and help families take action to make every kid a safe kid. Activities include: Water and Home safety, Car seat safety, Tide memory game and laundry packet safety, Fire safety, Pedestrian safety tips and book, Medication safety and much more! Free and open to the public. For more information, call Cecile Pattison at 672-1017. 

Ben Cort Presentation

posted May 3, 2017, 11:05 AM by Rachel Depew   [ updated May 3, 2017, 11:06 AM ]

This presentation will cover the science behind the changes in marijuana, what it means for addiction rates, how it is now consumed and increased potency rates, as well as how it is being marketed at youth.  This is a must see for any parent or person who works with families.  Please join us 05/15/2017 at 4 pm at the Sheridan College Thorne - Rider Campus Center!

Proposed Liquor Ordinance Changes

posted May 2, 2017, 10:11 AM by Rachel Depew

The City of Sheridan is currently proposing changes to the current Liquor Ordinance.  Please view and download the DRAFT documents and supporting material for the proposal HERE.

TipS Training Available

posted May 2, 2017, 10:08 AM by Rachel Depew

The Sheridan Police Department will be hosting TIPS Training (Training for Intervention ProcedureS) May 5, 2017 & September 20, 2017.  For those that are interested in attending, please contact Officer Jim Arzy at 307-672-2413.

Deer Management 2016

posted May 2, 2017, 10:07 AM by Rachel Depew   [ updated May 2, 2017, 10:12 AM ]

The Sheridan Police Department, in conjunction with the Wyoming Game and Fish Department, would like to take this opportunity to inform area residents that the Deer Management Plan implemented by the City of Sheridan in 2007, will again be continuing for the 2016 hunting season. All parties interested in bow hunting within the City Limits must first register with the Sheridan Police Department. Registration may be done at the Sheridan Police Department, or the documents below may be downloaded and turned in to the Sheridan Police Department.  The 2016 Permission Slip MUST be filled out and turned in to the Sheridan Police Department BEFORE you may participate in the 2016 Deer Management Program.  Regardless if you harvest an animal or not, the 2016 Harvest Report MUST be turned in AFTER you participate in the 2016 Deer Management Program.  Please contact us at 307-672-2413 if you have any questions!  To access the documents, please click HERE.

Citizen's Police Academy 2017

posted May 2, 2017, 10:05 AM by Rachel Depew   [ updated May 2, 2017, 10:06 AM ]

CPA is currently not accepting applications as the program has ended for the year 2017.  Please check back for the 2018 program.

The form below is the application for CPA.  All of your information obtained on the form will be confidential.  If you are unable to fill out the form, you may come to the Police Department to fill pick up an application to be filled out.

Sheridan Police Department Citizen's Police Academy Application

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