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270 North Clark
The Powell Police Department is a full service
police agency providing a wide range of public safety services to the
citizens of Powell. The Police Department is the largest department within
City government and is comprised of 25 personnel allocated as follows:
Chief of Police
9 Uniform Patrol Officers
1 Task Force Officer
1 Community Services Officer
School Resource Officers
1 School Resource Officer (Park County School District #1)
1 Campus Resource Officer (Northwest College)
1 Records/Communications Supervisor
The Powell Police is constantly seeking those individuals who are
interested in serving the community in the capacity of a Reserve
Police Officer or Dispatcher. Reserves serve the same function as
regular employees but do so on a part-time basis only. Currently
2 Reserve Dispatchers
As a government agency the Powell Police Department is committed
to an ideal of delivering competent, professional police services
of the highest quality; while emphasizing the importance of individual
and collective character, as the foundation for establishing the
trust based relationship with the citizens we serve that is necessary
for us to be truly effective in accomplishing our mission. This ideal
is articulated in the Department's Strategic Plan, a portion of which
The mission of the Powell Police is to pursue justice and maintain
the public peace and order of the community.
The Powell Police recognize that we perform our duties in the framework
of a constitutional republic form of government and that we perform
our duties under the authority of the United States and State of
Wyoming constitutions and their respective laws by the power, authority
and consent of the people. To be effective in accomplishing our
mission it is necessary to establish a trust-based relationship
by being professional public servants with the highest integrity
and discharging our duties competently.
The vision for what the Powell Police wants to be and accomplish
as an organization include, but are not limited to the following:
- To be consistently effective in carrying out our mission according
to the principles set forth in the constitution and the law.
- To hold
the trust and confidence of our citizens and be respected by them
for our competency and character.
- To be responsive to the policing
needs of the community in an ever-changing society.