Just lately the Laramie County Sheriff’s Workplace was made conscious of inaccurate data that has been circulating within the public relating to the jail not accepting any arrests for incarceration.
To set the document straight, the Laramie County Sheriff’s Workplace jail is accepting arrests and has been all through the Covid pandemic, nonetheless because of the pointers applied by the CDC and the County Well being Division, the jail has needed to enact procedures to restrict the variety of people housed within the jail in an effort to curb Covid by conforming to social distancing and well being pointers associated to the pandemic.
The Sheriff’s Division is accepting all arrests associated to crimes of violence to incorporate home violence incidents, DUI arrests, felony arrests, and public security arrests the place it’s in one of the best curiosity of the general public or the person being taken into custody that they’re incarcerated.
This would come with such cases as a public intoxication arrest throughout excessive chilly temperatures, or repeated nuisance calls on the identical particular person who’s violating the regulation by inflicting a public disturbance.
We’ve got been in fixed contact with different space regulation enforcement companies which have assisted us by issuing citations in lieu of arrest when applicable, in addition to following the arrest pointers the jail has enacted.
If an arresting officer feels strongly about an arrestee being incarcerated that doesn’t match the beforehand talked about pointers, they’ve the power to request an override of the jail procedures by contacting the Jail Capt. or the Undersheriff.
The Sheriff’s Workplace is dedicated to public security and can proceed to work with our companions to make sure that people that actually should be incarcerated are taken off the streets and confined within the jail.
Capt. Don Hollingshead