New Lander Chief of Police Scott Peters sworn in

(Lander, WY) – At the May 17th Lander City Council special meeting, recently appointed Chief of Police Scott Peters was officially sworn in.

Lander Chief of Police Scott Peters displays his badge alongside Mayor Monte Richardson. County 10 photo.

Chief Peters comes to Lander with a strong background in law enforcement and municipal leadership. He has 16 years of active law enforcement work, in Riverton and Thermopolis, serving in a variety of positions, including Patrol Officer, School Resource Officer, Patrol Division Sergeant, Detective Sergeant, and most recently as Captain.

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Chief of Police Peters signs and makes things official. County 10 photo.

Additionally, he served as Mayor of Shoshoni for eight years, 2011- 2018. During that time, significant improvements were made to the town’s budget and management. He also served as Chair of FCAG for 6 years.

Congratulations, Chief Peters!

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Peter’s fellow officers came out to show their support. County 10 photo.

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