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.
Thank you to everyone who spoke out to the Albany County Commissioners these past weeks by writing emails, Letters to the Editor, and joining us for Tuesday morning’s Commission meeting. The room was packed on Tuesday! The clear majority of folks were there to speak on behalf of public safety, accountability, and transparency. Testimony regarding […]
Results from the autopsy of Robbie Ramirez show that Albany County Sheriff’s Corporal Derek Colling shot him three times in the process of killing him, including twice in the back. Ramirez, who was unarmed and struggled with mental illness, was the third person Colling has shot and killed in the line of duty. Albany County […]
Dear friends and neighbors,On Friday, Nov. 16, we delivered the petition you signed demanding information about the death of Robbie Ramirez.Dozens of people who signed the petition joined members of ACoPP as we presented the document to Albany County Clerk Jackie Gonzales. Nearly 600 people from Albany County had signed the petition in less than […]
After County Attorney Trent denied our petition requests demanding the release of the footage and Derek Colling’s disciplinary records and community complaints, ACoPP and the ACLU of Wyoming partnered to submit a second records request. This time, we asked that the public be given access to the footage in the same manner that members of […]
https://vimeo.com/301966851On November 16th, ACoPP and dozens of community members submitted 573 of Albany County resident petition signatures to the Albany County Clerk. We demanded access to the body and dash camera footage, as well as Sheriff’s Corporal Derek Colling’s disciplinary records and community complaints. The County Attorney, Peggy Trent, denied our requests, despite Wyoming statute […]