Welcome to the Teton County Sheriff's Office Website

Welcome to the Teton County Sheriff’s Office  Website!   Whether you are interested in joining our team, visiting our area, or just surfing the net, I hope this website is helpful to you.  We have endeavored to make it as user friendly as possible; so sit back, relax and enjoy getting to know a little more about us. 

Jim Whalen
Sheriff

Vision Statement

The vision of the Teton County Sheriff’s Office is to be the foremost leader in excellent public service across the State of Wyoming. 

Our Mission Statement
 
It is the mission of the Teton County Sheriff’s Office, in partnership with our community, to preserve the peace, seek justice, embrace our roles as public servants and strive to provide a safe environment for all.  We will accomplish this through our commitment to the values of integrity, fairness, compassion, CUSTOMER SERVICE and excellence, forever upholding the constitutional rights of all people.              

Oath of Honor     

Honor, integrity and respect will never be betrayed.  I will always hold myself and others accountable for having the courage to do the right thing.

 TCSO

 

 

 



Press Release:
Arrests Made in Residential Burglaries

1/22/2015 10:18:44 AM

 

On Thursday, October 9, 2014 Teton County Sheriff's Deputies investigated a day time residential burglary at the Aspens.  The home was not locked at the time.

On Wednesday, October 15, 2014 another day time residential burglary occurred on Trap Club Drive.  This time forced entry was made.

On November 13, 2014 Christina M. Saxton, 37, and Morgan Andrew Weaver, 33, both of Idaho Falls ID, were arrested  by the Douglas County Sheriff's Office in Castle Rock, CO.  Douglas County was investigating a series of burglaries in their area when the apprehension was made.  Property recovered at the time of their arrest tied the suspects to the burglaries that occurred in Teton County, WY.   The stolen property will be returned to the rightful owners.

Teton County, WY  Detectives received arrest warrants for the suspects.  They are currently being held in the Douglas County, CO Jail.



Press Release:
Paraglider seriously injured at Teton Village

1/22/2015 9:07:10 AM

On Thursday, January 21, 2015, at 1:45 P.M., the Teton County Sheriff's Office Communications Center was notified that  a paraglider had crashed into a cliff in Tensleep Bowl  at the Jackson Hole Mountain Resort.   Jackson Hole Mountain Resort Ski Patrollers responded and found the victim had suffered serious head injuries.  Ski Patrol requested the Teton County Sheriff's Office Search and Rescue helicopter.  The Search and Rescue helicopter transported the victim directly to St. John's Hospital in Jackson, WY. 

The 35 year old male victim from Jackson, WY was reported to be in critical condition.

  

Contact:  Detective Sgt. Todd Stanyon

Teton County Sheriffs Office
180 South King Street
P.O. Box 1885
Jackson, WY 83001
307.733.4052
www.tetonsheriff.org



Press Release:
Deputies arrest man for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon

12/30/2014 9:12:13 AM

On Saturday, December 27, 2014, at 1:22 A.M., Teton County deputies were dispatched to the 10000 block of South Highway 89, Pub Place, on the report of a disturbance in which one person had pulled a firearm.

While deputies were in route the subject who reportedly pulled the firearm fled the area in a pickup truck and headed south towards Hoback Junction.  A short time later a deputy initiated a high risk stop on the suspect vehicle near the Hoback Market.  The driver, 22 year old Russell Nicholson of Daniel, Wyoming, was detained without incident at that time and a loaded firearm was also recovered from the pickup.

As deputies conducted their investigation into the incident at Pub Place, Nicholson was arrested and charged with driving under suspension, driving without an ignition interlock device, and driving under the influence of alcohol.  At the conclusion of the investigation at Pub Place, Nicholson was also charged with felony aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

Nicholson was booked into the Teton County Jail with charges forwarded to the prosecutor's office.

Contact:  Sergeant Tom Combs

Criminal Investigations Unit
Teton County Sheriffs Office
180 South King Street
P.O. Box 1885
Jackson, WY 83001
307.733.4052
www.tetonsheriff.org