Chief Of Police

Chief Mike Buechler:  Chief Buechler was a Carbon County Reserve Deputy in 2004 .Chief Buechler has been with the Bridger Police Department since Febuary 2009 and promoted to Chief in April of 2012 . (from the chief)  we are a small town police force we can't always be where you need us so if you have a problem or situation feel free to come and see us the door is open and the coffee is on if you have a problem or you just want to visit stop by anytime.


Sergeant Codi Peters: Sergeant Peters was a Reserve Officer in Bridger in 2011. Peters was hired as part time in 2012. Peters was then hired as a full time officer in 2013. Peters was promoted to Sergeant on July 19, 2018. Peters has a Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice. Peters is a graduate of the Montana Law Enforcement Acadamy in May 2013. Peters is a certifed Instructor in (PVOC) Police Vehilce Operations Course in 2015/2016. Peters is a certifed insturctor in Firearms in 2017.  Peters is a full certified Instructor. Peters is also a FTO in 2019.  Peters is also a Carbon County Reserve Deputy since 2011.


Officer Robert Trask: Robert graduate in May 2017 from the Laurel Police Reserve School. Trask is now hired as a full time officer as of October 1, 2018.



Ralph Dawson: Dawson was the Chief of Police in Fromberg. He has been to the Montana Law Enforecement Acadamy. He is also a Carbon County Reserve Deputy Since 2006. 

Erik Olson: Erik has a career as a certified optician and vision center manager. Erik spends his free time hunting, fishing, running in triathlons and spending time with his wife and kids.

Dale Bemis: Dale served in the US Army for eight years as a construction equipment operator. Dale has lived in Bridger for a few years.

Bryant Seymour: Bryant graduate in May 2018 from the Laurel Police Reserve School.






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Contact Information

Phone: (406) 662-3116
Fax: (406) 662-5056
Address: 108 South D Street

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Orders of Protection

If you need an order of protection, you can download one from the MT Dept. of Justice web site, contact an advocate (National Domestic Violence Hotline at 1-800-799-7233 to find a local one) or complete one on-line at the LawHelp web site.

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Court Appearances

If you've received a Notice To Appear And Complain where the MUST APPEAR box is checked, you will need to appear in court on the date and time indicated on the citation.

The Bridger City Court is held every Tuesday at 10:00 AM.

The court office is open from 9:00 AM to 3:30 PM on Tuesdays.

The court phone and fax number is (406) 662-1042.

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