The City of Laramie has been meeting with an ACoPP representative to discuss the Laramie Police Department’s budget each week for the past month. Now, city officials plan to discuss police oversight issues during the next work session on February 23 at 6pm. Although the details of this meeting aren’t apparent, officials are likely to …
The people of Wyoming petition Governor Gordon remove Albany County Sheriff David O’Malley from office. Under Wyoming Statute §18-3-902, the Governor can direct the Wyoming Attorney General to remove county officials guilty of misconduct or malfeasance. Sheriff O’Malley has violated his oath to office and blatantly disregards public safety.
Meaningful change results from focusing your energy on shifting the dynamic in your community. Please, join us in this struggle for justice here at home and nationally. We are in it for the long haul, and we hope you are, too.
Alexander Simon wanted to be a police officer – at least before he interned at the Albany County Detention Center. Now, Simon can’t envision himself in law enforcement because of what he witnessed during his 240-hour internship inside the jail.
Albany County for Proper Policing is collecting petition signatures in an effort to have Sheriff’s Corporal Derek Colling decertified from Wyoming Peace Officer Standards and Training.
ACoPP is going to work to create our own oversight board here in this community, whether county or city officials want it or not.
What are Civilian Oversight Boards?Civilian oversight boards, or COBs, are bodies of primarily non-police community members who oversee a variety of operations related to policing. These boards compare closely to school boards – a group of elected community members overseeing a public service that tax money pays for. The earliest forms of COBs began in the …
Join Albany County for Proper Policing for a forum on civilian oversight of law enforcement from 6 – 8 p.m. on Thursday, August 29 at the Lincoln Community Center (365 W Grand Ave.)
Albany County Sheriff’s Corporal Derek Colling has been terminated from the Special Response Team (SRT), according to sources inside the Laramie Police Department (LPD).In meetings with LPD staff, Albany County for Proper Policing (ACoPP) learned that Colling had previously served as an officer on the SRT. The team is managed by LPD, which staffs the …
After demanding changes from public officials on police reforms and accountability for more than seven months, ACoPP published a video highlighting efforts from the community.