Washakie County Sheriff's Office 

100 North 10th Street Worland WY 82401

Sheriff Austin T. Brookwell            

Phone - (307)-347-2242   

Fax - (307)-347-6110

Email -

Washakie County Detention Center Contact Information

Phone - (307)-347-4581

Fax - (307)-347-4275

Additional Resources

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Washakie County Sheriff's Office Mission Statement

The mission of the Washakie County Sheriff’s Office, is to provide for the safety and security of the public, as well as consistent, professional, progressive and unbiased law enforcement services to all citizens within Washakie County. We accomplish our mission through teamwork, individual feedback from both employees and citizens, being involved within the community by supporting local activities, organizations, and by maintaining and sustaining proactive modern law enforcement practices that are ethically and fiscally responsible to the community who we are entrusted to serve and protect.

Law Enforcement Agencies within Washakie County


Washakie County Sheriff’s Office

Worland Police Department - (307)-347-4253 - Fax (307)-347-6110 

Washakie County Sheriff's Office and Worland Police Department are housed in the Washakie County Law Enforcement Center in downtown Worland. Both agencies work closely together to coordinate efforts to provide safety and security to the citizens of Worland, Ten Sleep, and all other areas of Washakie County.

State Law Enforcement Contacts

Wyoming Highway Patrol – (307)-777-4321 

Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation - (307)-777-7181 

Wyoming Game and Fish - (307)-777-4600 

Washakie County Sheriff's Office Services

Patrol Division

Washakie County Patrol Division is responsible for all Washakie County Sheriff’s Office criminal investigations. They are responsible for actively patrolling all areas of Washakie County and serving civil process papers. Along with many other duties as assigned by the Sheriff.

All patrol deputies are Public Notaries.

Patrol Deputies

Captain Chris Hazen

Deputy Jonathan West

Deputy Colleen McClain

Deputy Travis Thatcher

Deputy Joe Scheerer

Deputy Chad Carlton

Detention Division

Washakie County Detention Center is responsible for housing and taking care of all individuals who are arrested and who are facing criminal charges within Washakie County.

Fingerprints are also provided for the General public. Please call 307-347-4581 to schedule a fingerprint appointment. (Livescan fingerprints only) Please have an I.D. and $10.00 exact change. 

Detention Deputies

Sergeant Tiffany Burgess

Deputy Bradley Munn

Deputy Nick Konkowski

Deputy Chito Duran

Deputy Myron Chatwin

Dispatch Division

Washakie County Dispatch Center is responsible for answering all 911 emergency calls within Washakie County. They also answer all administrative phone calls for both Worland PD and the Washakie County Sheriff’s Office. The dispatch center is also responsible for dispatching all emergency services within Washakie County. 

All of our dispatchers are Public Notaries.

Dispatch Deputies

Sergeant Morgan Muller

Deputy Alexis Salzman

Deputy Sue Suddith

Deputy Keonna Herman

Deputy Yesenia Herrera

Deputy Natasha Ornelas

Civil Process Service / Conceal Firearm Permits

Contact Washakie County Sheriff's Office Administrative Assistant Carrie Wall at 307-347-2242 for details on civil process service and conceal carry permit inquiries. Most documents for conceal firearm permits can be obtained on the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation Conceal Firearm Website, link is below: 

Vin Checks

Vin checks can be provided to the citizens of Washakie County by either bringing the property to the Law Enforcement Center or calling 307-347-2242 and asking for a patrol deputy to come to where the property is located.

Washakie County Search and Rescue

Washakie County Search and Rescue is a volunteer organization which is commanded directly by the Sheriff of Washakie County. Washakie County SAR provides many services to the citizens of Washakie County mostly with searching for lost individuals who may need rescued. Along with any other tasks or missions as assigned by the Sheriff.

If you would like to volunteer for Washakie County Search and Rescue, please go to the Law Enforcement Center and pick up an application.

If you would like to donate to Washakie County Search and Rescue you can mail a check to 100 North 10th Street Worland WY 82401, stop by the Law Enforcement Center and drop off a check or cash, or click the link below.

WCSO Blank Application 2023 fillable.pdf


If you would like to apply for the Washakie County Sheriff's Office, please fill out the application and include a resume and either mail it in to or drop it off at 100 North 10th Street in Worland WY 82401, or email it to Captain Chris Hazen at

Current Openings as of May 10th, 2024:

1 Patrol Deputy position. This will be open until filled.

2 Detention Deputy position. This will be open until filled.

1 Dispatcher Deputy Position. This will be open until filled.

Patrol and Detention Qualifications:

Dispatcher Qualifications:


Washakie County is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment in all employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, military status, or any other characteristic protected by law or regulation.

Hiring Process:

"Thank you everyone for all of the support you show day in and day out for the Law Enforcement Agencies within our county."

-Sheriff Austin T. Brookwell