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Texas Bolsters Border Patrol With Own Officers, Equipment

August 7, 2014
Along the Rio Grande, Texas game wardens and Texas Rangers patrol the border in their state with help from cameras and aircraft -- all of the manpower and equipment are provided by the state, not the federal government.

Mississippi Wildlife Officer Struck, Killed by Car

May 12, 2014
Master Sgt. John Collum, 56, had worked for the Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks since 1999, and was regional officer of the year in 2012.

Fla. Cop Shoots, Kills 10-Foot Gator

June 11, 2013
A Daytona Beach (Fla.) Police officer shot and killed an aggressive alligator in a retention pond, after children began throwing things at it and poking it with sticks.

FOCUS Act: A Law of Unintended Consequences

March 5, 2012

Recent news that Congress is considering a bill that could strip federal fish and game officers of their firearms struck a nerve with me. It's another example of civilians not realizing the dangers faced by these dedicated officers.

Fed Wildlife Agents Bust Calif. Rhino-Horn Smugglers

February 23, 2012
Federal wildlife investigators cracked down on an international rhinoceros-horn smuggling ring in California and other states, seizing $1 million in cash, $1 million in gold bars and 20 horns.

Bill Would Strip Fed Wildlife Agents of Firearms

February 17, 2012
As written, the Freedom from Over‐Criminalization and Unjust Seizures (FOCUS) Act of 2012 would remove authority from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and NOAA agents and officers to carry firearms.

Man Who Shot Fla. Wildlife Officer Gets 5 Life Terms

January 6, 2012
Judge Morgan Reinman sentenced Christopher Eddy on Thursday to five consecutive life sentences in the 2009 shooting of Florida wildlife Officer Vann Streety.

Shots Fired: West Memphis, Arkansas 05/20/2010

October 24, 2011

After sovereign citizens ambushed two West Memphis officers, Arkansas Game and Fish Warden Mike Neal came face to face with the cop killers in a Walmart parking lot. After taking AK-47 fire, Neal returned fire and rammed them with his truck.

La. Wildlife Officer Found Dead In the Woods

September 30, 2011
Sgt. Paul Stuckey, 47, of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) Enforcement Division was found just outside of St. Francisville in West Feliciana Parish. The officer's body was found at the old ferry landing near the banks of the Mississippi River at daybreak.

Veteran Maine Game Warden Dies In Plane Crash

March 25, 2011
Daryl Gordon was flying a department-owned Cessna 185. He was located after a night-long search involving the Maine Forest Service, Maine State Police, the Houlton Air Branch of Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Border Patrol, and Civil Air Patrol.

Moose Shakes Off TASER Attempt In Alaska

February 16, 2011
Biologists with the Alaska Department of Fish and Game deployed a special TASER designed for wildlife on the animal on Feb. 4, yet they were unable to stop the hulking animal. Both probes from the electronic control device failed to stick in the moose because of its thick winter coat.

Troopers Arrest Suspected Shooter of Pa. Wildlife Officer

November 12, 2010
Christopher Lynn Johnson, 27, is suspected of shooting Wildlife Conservation Officer David L. Grove, 31, who was found dead Thursday evening south of Gettysburg with multiple gunshot wounds.

Execution Set For Killer of Florida Wildlife Officer

January 13, 2010
Florida Gov. Charlie Crist has signed the death warrant for Martin Grossman, who was convicted of killing Margaret "Peggy" Park, an officer with the Florida Game and Fresh Water Fish Commission.

Operation Wild: Florida Wildlife Officers

January 6, 2010

Discovery's Planet Green channel will feature the officers of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) in a new reality show scheduled to air beginning Jan. 8. "Operation Wild" follows the duties of officers who enforce the state's wildlife and boating laws. The show will air at 10 p.m. Eastern on Fridays.

'Operation Wild' Will Feature Florida Wildlife Officers

December 31, 2009
Discovery's Planet Green channel will feature the officers of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) in a new reality show scheduled to air beginning Jan. 8.

National Geographic Debuts 'Alaska State Troopers'

October 9, 2009
The National Geographic Channel will debut on Wednesday "Alaska State Troopers," a reality series that "captures a mixture of raw nature and criminal activity throughout the Alaskan wilderness and its remote villages," according to the show website.
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