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By Karla Pomeroy
Editor 

Big Horn County Detention Officer earns state honor

 

October 3, 2017

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Big Horn County Detention Office Craig Shidler (third from left) poses for a photo after receiving the Detention Officer of the Year Award from the Wyoming Peace Officers Association. Pictured with him are Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyoming), his wife Amanda Shidler and Matt Withroder from the WPOA.

BASIN - Big Horn County Detention Officer Craig Shidler was recently honored by the Wyoming Peace Officers Association as Detention Officer of the Year.

Shidler, who resides just outside of Cowley and is a Big Horn County native, began working for the Big Horn County Sheriff's Office in May 2010. He said he had an interest in law enforcement for years but never found the right avenue or opportunity. After working for the North Big Horn Hospital ambulance service (since 2007), he began having more interaction with deputies and applied for a detention officer position. In 2014 he went to the...



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