2010 Wyoming Statutes
Title 24 - Highways
Chapter 12 - Highway Patrol
CHAPTER 12 - HIGHWAY PATROL
24-12-101. Established; composition; designation of rank; administrator appointed; to hold rank of colonel.
The highway patrol division within the department of transportation is established to consist of personnel to be appointed and designated as to rank by the administrator of the highway patrol. The director shall appoint an administrator of the highway patrol division who shall hold the rank of colonel.
24-12-102. Duties generally; emergencies.
(a) The state highway patrol, acting under the direction of the director, shall enforce all the motor vehicle laws of this state. They shall also perform other duties assigned to them by the governor and are at all times subject to the call of the governor for emergency purposes at his discretion.
(b) The administrator of the state highway patrol shall provide state troopers for law enforcement services for state personnel and state property in Laramie county, Wyoming. Security for personnel in the capitol building, governor's residence, other state buildings and security which may require travel outside Laramie county shall be provided as directed.
24-12-103. Members to have powers of peace officers; exception.
All members of the state highway patrol shall have and exercise all the powers vested in peace officers, except the power to serve civil writs and processes.
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