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.

View Regulation Categories

Follow Officer Activity
Follow Officer Activity

Follow us on the Kansas Wildlife, Parks & Tourism - Game Wardens Facebook page. This page keeps everyone up-to-date on different items that the KDWPT Natural Resource officers are working on.

K-9 Units
K-9 Units

There are 6 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
  • Game Wardens Seek Public Assistance in Poaching Cases
    PRATT – If you’ve ever seen a photo of a poached deer, chances are you wish you hadn’t. The sad reality is countless numbers of big game animals are illegally killed in Kansas each year. While Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism game wardens make every effort to solve these cases, lack of evidence often leaves criminals unpunished. ... Read More
  • Game Wardens, KHP Troopers to Conduct Checkpoints
    TOPEKA – Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks, and Tourism (KDWPT) game wardens and Kansas Highway Patrol (KHP) troopers will conduct one or more joint checkpoints in central Kansas on Sunday, October 11, 2015. Deer, dove and duck seasons will be underway. Checkpoints are intended to help enforce state and federal wildlife laws, as well as ... Read More
  • KDWPT’s Dan Hesket Recognized for Boating Safety Work
    WICHITA – Major Dan Hesket, Law Enforcement Division assistant director for the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism’s (KDWPT), was awarded the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators’ (NASBLA) Bonner Award on September 15. The prestigious award was presented to Hesket during the 56th Annual NASBLA Conference, held ... Read More

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