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Except as authorized by a person in charge, a person commits a felony if that person takes or passes a deadly weapon into:

  • A jail;
  • A state penal institution;
  • The Wyoming boys’ school;
  • The Wyoming girls’ school;
  • A correctional facility operated by a private entity; or
  • The state hospital.1

Wyoming law prohibits an individual who is authorized to carry a concealed firearm from carrying a concealed firearm into any:

  • Facility used primarily for law enforcement operations or administration without the written consent of the chief administrator;
  • Detention facility, prison or jail;
  • Courtroom, except that nothing shall preclude a judge from carrying a concealed weapon or determining who will carry a concealed weapon in the courtroom;
  • Meeting of a governmental entity;
  • Meeting of the legislature or a legislative committee;
  • School, college or professional athletic event not related to firearms;
  • Portion of an establishment licensed to dispense alcoholic liquor and malt beverages for consumption on the premises, which portion of the establishment is primarily devoted to that purpose;
  • Elementary or secondary school facility;
  • College or university facility without the written consent of the security service of the college or university; or
  • Location where the carrying of firearms is prohibited by federal or state law.2

Wyoming has no statutes prohibiting firearms in the following places, although administrative regulations may apply:

  • Parks;
  • Hospitals;
  • Gambling facilities; or
  • Polling places.
  1. Wyo. Stat. § 6-5-209.[]
  2. Wyo. Stat. § 6-8-104(t).[]