Governor Matt Mead has announced that Steve Woodson will be the next Director of the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation. The  DCI is part of the Attorney General’s office and is Wyoming’s chief law enforcement agency. Woodson has worked for the federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) for 20 years as a special agent, most of that work based in Wyoming. He also spent years as a special agent and team leader with the Wyoming DCI.    Governor Mead says the DCI is a vital part of law enforcement in Wyoming.

Forrest Bright, the present director at DCI, is moving to the Governor’s executive protection detail with the Wyoming Highway Patrol.