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The Criminal Division

The Criminal Division of the United States Attorney's Office is responsible for enforcing all violations of federal criminal laws in the District of Wyoming. The Division includes prosecutors in the main office in Cheyenne and in the Casper and Lander and Yellowstone / Mammoth Hot Springs branch offices. The Assistant United States Attorneys (AUSAs) who comprise the Division bring a wealth of experience in the law at all levels.

In general, cases prosecuted by the U.S. Attorney's Criminal Division fall the following categories.

  • Crimes in Indian Country
  • Sexual Exploitation of Children, Human Trafficking, and Child Pornography
  • Gun and Gang Violence in Idaho, called "Project Safe Neighborhoods (PSN)"
  • Drug Trafficking, and the "Organized Crime and Drug Enforcement Task Force (OCDETF)"
  • Terrorism
  • Immigration CrimesIdentity Theft
  • Fraud and White Collar Crime
  • Criminal Asset Forfeiture
  • Environmental Crimes and Wildlife Offense
  • Tax Crimes

The Civil Division

The Civil Division represents the United States and Government Agencies in federal and state courts in a wide variety of defensive and affirmative cases by defending claims brought against client agencies and also by filing lawsuits on behalf of client agencies.

The Civil Division of the United States Attorney's Office for the District of Wyoming consists of dedicated attorneys and support personnel who diligently represent the interests of the federal government in all civil litigation involving the United States, its departments and agencies and federal employees in the District of Wyoming by defending the interests of the federal government in the lawsuits filed in the District of Wyoming. Civil cases represent a significant portion of the caseload of the office of the United States Attorney and cover a broad and diverse subject matter.

Updated July 16, 2015

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