Local business owners seek additional support for Riverton police; mayor says 'we're trying to do what we can' - County 10The Riverton City Council heard public comment from a dozen community members Tuesday who expressed concern, impatience and frustration about a visible increase in crime and substance abuse in town.
City staff and officials hope to create a stronger relationship with Riverton business owners at tonight’s community meeting - County 10(Riverton, WY) Policing efforts and addressing the needs of Riverton’s businesses are included in the agenda of tonight’s meeting with Riverton City staff and officials as they host a Business Owners and Community Open House from 6:00-8:00 p.m. at Riverton City Hall. The meeting will begin with an open house, meet-and-greet style format which will […]
Business and community watch efforts move forward with solutions “...one step at a time.” - County 10(Riverton, WY) Actions have been taken after the City of Riverton’s business and community meeting held at City Hall on June 27, with changes that have come in the form of signage on business establishments, more police presence on the streets, and plans for future community engagement meetings and events. The City of Riverton hosted […]
'Overworked and underpaid' - Riverton Police Department the focus of public comment at last City Council - County 10(Riverton, WY) Concerns were raised and comments made before a full council and a full city hall chamber at Tuesday’s Riverton City Council meeting in regard to the state of the police department, described as “overworked and underpaid.” Pastor Cade Bichel of Neighborhood Alliance Church, and Karen Johnson of #StepUpRiverton both made comments about the […]