Law Enforcement

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This division is responsible for enforcing the state’s fish , wildlife , boating , and natural resource laws and regulations . Division staff also inspect and license game breeders, and controlled shooting areas.

Regulations
Regulations

View KDWPT complete list of full regulations.

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Officer's Logbook
Officer's Logbook

Natural Resource Officers, Park Rangers and other personnel of our parks and wildlife areas rely on the citizens of our state to provide tips of crimes and violations being committed. These tips come in every day and most are reported anonymously. The majority of these tips lead to resolution and prosecution through investigation and our judicial system.

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K-9 Units
K-9 Units

There are 5 K-9 teams distributed throughout the state.

More Information on K-9 teams

Careers
Careers

Thinking about wanting to become a Natural Resource Officer. Here is some helpful information.

Law Enforcement News
  • Heightened Enforcement of BUI Laws to Take Place June 26-28
    PRATT – The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) will be participating in the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators “Operation Dry Water” (ODW) event, June 26-28. ODW is a nationally-coordinated effort to reduce the number of accidents and deaths related to boating under the influence (BUI). During this th ... Read More
  • Kansas Game Wardens Recognized for Exemplary Efforts
    PRATT – The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) law enforcement division recently presented several game wardens with awards for their outstanding efforts both on and off the field in 2014. The following officers were recognized for their exemplary efforts:The Award of Merit was presented to Hal Kaina and Greg Salisbury. Ka ... Read More
  • GAME WARDENS BUSY FOR PHEASANT/QUAIL SEASON OPENER
    November 10, 2014No injury or fatal hunting incidents were reported TOPEKA, Kan.– Game wardens with the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) reported a number of violations during the opening weekend of the pheasant and quail regular season which began November 8. The weekend reporting period ran from 7:00 p.m. on Frida ... Read More