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 KDWP complete list of full regulations.

View Regulation Categories

Follow Officer Activity
Follow Officer Activity

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

K-9 Units
K-9 Units

There are 10 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 Study Guide (PDF 186.53 kB)
Law Enforcement News
  • Game Wardens Target Impaired Boaters Over July 4th Weekend
    For Immediate Release:July 8, 2022 Contact: Nadia Marji CMP®, KDWP Chief of Public Affairs (785) 338-3036nadia.marji@ks.gov Game Wardens Target Impaired Boaters Over July 4th WeekendTOPEKA – Game wardens with the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) spent the holiday weekend participating in Operation Dry Water – a nationwide la ... Read More
  • Kansas Game Wardens Successfully Close Large Mule Deer Poaching Case
    For Immediate Release:June 28, 2022 Contacts: Nadia Marji CMP®, Chief of Public Affairs  (785) 338-3036nadia.marji@ks.govPRATT – A three-year investigation in northwest Kansas involving Cheyenne, Sherman, Wallace, and Logan Counties has come to a close, thanks to numerous public tips and the diligent efforts of Kansas Department of Wildli ... Read More
  • KDWP Law Enforcement Division Awarded Anti-Poaching Grant
    PRATT ­– Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks (KDWP) announced today that its Law Enforcement Division has been awarded a $10,000 grant from International Wildlife Crimestoppers (IWC) toward the purchase and outfitting of an educational anti-poaching trailer. The “Wall-of-Shame” trailer will be used to highlight past criminal wildlife c ... Read More

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