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
  • 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
  • Officer Logbook 4.17.15
    Last week was busy with covering miles for meetings in Dodge City, Topeka, background investigations.Dodge City training, K- 9 training, office work, patrol, sportsman contacts, worked on up coming HE in the school's.Prepared for Regional meeting.  Regional Meeting.  KLER.  Reservoir Saturday, several boating violations cite ... Read More
  • Officer Logbook 3.27.15
    Patrol in the cold finding nobody out.  Met with an individual, trip to Reg office, and had my truck serviced.  Picked up some NTA dispos and met with SO.  Completed my online Intox 8000 re-certification and watched a deer on the ice at reservoir.  Washed the truck and checked a few fishermen.  Completed Racial/Biased b ... Read More