Animal Abuse Investigation:

Over the past several days, citizens from all over the country have left emails and voicemails with the Jackson Wyoming Police Department voicing their concerns and comments over a recent animal abuse investigation that occurred in the region.

Please be aware this case did not occur in the city limits of the Town of Jackson, but rather occurred in an unincorporated area of Teton County, Wyoming, which falls under the jurisdiction of Sheriff Jim Whalen who oversees the Teton County Sheriff's Office.

In as much as the Jackson Police Department would like to be of assistance to those reaching out to us, the Jackson Police Department has no jurisdiction in the area where this incident occurred and is not the agency conducting the investigation.

For those parties who are desirous of making public comment, please direct your comments and inquires to the Teton County Sheriff's Office. Their contact information is available on the Teton County Sheriff's website located at:

Thanks in advance.

To File a Police Report:

Call (307) 733-2331 (dial 911 for emergencies). This is the 24 hour Teton County law enforcement number. During business hours, come to the Jackson Police Department, located in Town Hall.  Our business office hours are 8 am - 5 pm, M - F except holidays.  After hours, come to the lobby of the Teton County Jail.

Contact Information:

Phone Numbers       Address       Email
911 (Emergency)
(307) 733-2331 (24 hour services)
(307) 733-1430 (Business Office)
(307) 733-3241 (Fax)

Physical: 150 E. Pearl Ave.

Mailing: PO Box 1687
                 Jackson, WY 83001 


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Fire Restriction: Western WY:

Per Battalion Chief Mike Moyer of the Jackson Hole Fire/EMS, the stage 1 fire ban that had been in for the eclipse weekend has been lifted. 

The number of wild land fires in Teton County area have been few, but please continue to use safety precautions when having fires. Ensure you have a water source nearby and make sure fires are completely out before leaving your campsite or going to sleep. 

Victim Services has moved. They are now located at 145 E. Simpson in the old federal court building. We hope you never become a victim, but if you do, they are here to help.


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