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The Riverton Police Department is committed to providing effective and efficient police service to the members of our community while maintaining high standards of professionalism, honesty, and integrity.

Police Vehicle


The police department has a staff of 28 sworn officers and 13 civilians. 


Main Police Contact Number 307-856-4891

Fax:  307-856-0759  Anonymous Tips:  307 857-7755

Our physical address:

816 N. Federal

Riverton, WY 82501


Our offices are open 24 hours a day, seven days a week. 


Chief of Police:  Mike Broadhead

Chief of Police, Mike Broadhead

Mike Broadhead has been a municipal police officer since 1988.  He came to the RPD in January 2010 after spending more than 21 years with the Littleton, Colorado police department.  Mike has a Master’s degree in Public Administration, and is a graduate of Northwestern University’s School for Police Staff and Command.


Patrol Division Captain:  Todd Byerly

Todd Byerly

Todd Byerly started his career as a patrol officer in the State of Iowa in 1996.  He came to the RPD in January, 2005 and was promoted to the position of Captain in August, 2014. 


Administrative Division Captain:  Eric Murphy

Captain Eric Murphy

Eric Murphy started his career as a patrol officer with the Dallas (TX) Police Department.  After moving to Wyoming, he worked as a patrol officer in Shoshoni as well as Riverton.  He was promoted to captain in 2009. Eric is a graduate of the FBI’s National Academy.