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John Frederick Cox, American protective services official. Certified professional peace officer, Wyoming, law enforcement officer, Nebraska. Named Outstanding Young Leo, Douglas Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1985, one of Outstanding Young Men of America, Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1978, 85.


Cox, John Frederick was born on March 9, 1955 in Denver, Colorado, United States. Son of Gerald Herman and Hellon Ann (Brewer) Cox.


Student, Bethel College, St. Paul, 1975. Student, Chadron State College, 1976. Bachelor of Science, International University, Independence, Missouri, 1990.

Graduate, Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy, 1991. Postgraduate in Business Administration, Chadwick University.


Police officer, Chadron (Nebraska) Police, 1976-1978;state patrolman, Wyoming State Highway Patrol, Rock Springs, Wyoming, 1978-1979;deputy sheriff, Converse County Sheriff' General’ s Office, Douglas, Wyoming, 1980-1981;police officer, Douglas Police, 1981-1982;patrol division supervisor, Douglas Police, 1982-1987;chief of police, Powell (Wyoming) Police, since 1987. Board directors Northwest Drug Enforcement Team, 1988-1996. Member of advisory board Wyoming Law Enforcement Academy, Douglas, 1989-1995.

Member Park County Child ProtectionTeam, Cody, Powell, since 1989.


  • Certified professional peace officer, Wyoming, law enforcement officer, Nebraska.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Small Departments and Community Policing, Federal Bureau of Investigation Law Enforcement Bulletin, 1992.


Through The Lord’s Supper, or Holy Communion, the bread and cup symbolize the broken body and shed blood offered by Christ recall God’s great love for people. As they did for the disciples on the eve of Christ’s crucifixion.


God commands His people to respect the authority of political leaders and honor them. God also commands His people to pray for their political leaders.


Marriage is a microcosm of our relationship with Jesus Christ. God meant for a marriage to help to understand, to some degree, God’s vast and intricate love for people.


Board directors Christian Broadcasting Inc., Douglas, 1984-1987. Member Powell Drug/Alcohol Council, 1987-1989. Member International Association Chiefs of Police, Wyoming Association Sheriffs and Chiefs (president since 1997), Wyoming Peace Officers Association, Northwest Peace Officers.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, fitness, bicycling, hunting, camping.


Married Mary Beth Brown, August 14, 1976. Children: Christopher, Sarah, Rebekah.

Gerald Herman Cox

Hellon Ann (Brewer) Cox

Mary Beth Brown

Christopher Cox

Sarah Cox

Rebekah Cox