Sheriff's office expanding services

From MOUs to extraterritorial deputies, Carbon County Sheriff’s Office working to protect and serve

As municipalities throughout the county struggle with law enforcement, the Carbon County Sheriff’s Office appears to be expanding to meet those needs and is also being creative in how to meet those needs.

During the February 20 meeting of the Board of Carbon County Commissioners (BOCCC), Sheriff Alex Bakken provided the commissioners with updates on his department. These included the explanation of an extraterritorial deputy, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Town of Riverside and the future of the Medicine Bow Marshal’s Office.

Outside the Box

“We did get some questions from the co...


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