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
  • KDWPT Law Enforcement Division Loses K-9 Officer in Tragic Incident
    PRATT – A Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) Law Enforcement K-9 known as “Tibbie” died August 6, 2019 when the idling vehicle she was kept in stalled, disabling the air conditioning system and causing the cab temperature to rise to dangerous levels. Tibbie, a Labrador retriever, was given emergency treatment by her game w ... Read More
  • Opportunity Underway For Aspiring Game Wardens
    PRATT – The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism (KDWPT) is currently accepting applications for the first step in applying to become a Kansas Game Warden – testing and assessment. Applicants who meet minimum qualifications and pass the testing and assessment will then become part of a pool of eligible candidates who may receive an ... Read More
  • 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

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