2019 Wyoming Statutes
Title 19 - Defense Forces and Affairs
Chapter 9 - Wyoming National Guard
Article 2 - Duties and Powers
Section 19-9-206 - Suppression of Riots, Invasions, Insurrection.
19-9-206. Suppression of riots, invasions, insurrection.
The governor may order any commanding officer of any portion of the national guard within the limits of his jurisdiction to order his command to appear at a time and place designated to aid the civil authority to suppress violence and to support the law. The order of the governor shall designate the specific civil authority to whom the national guard units ordered to duty shall report, or in lieu of such designation, shall provide that the national guard units ordered to duty shall operate under the jurisdiction and control of the governor and adjutant general only. Orders from civil officers to any military commander shall specify only the work to be done or result to be attained, and shall not include the method to be employed. The military commander shall exercise his discretion and be the sole judge as to what means are necessary.