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2013-02-21 16:22:09

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe today announced the agency is preparing to recruit applicants for its 30th Class of Wildlife Conservation Officer Cadets, which is slated to begin in March of 2014. The application process is set to run for 30 days beginning March 6, 2013 or until 600 applications are received, whichever occurs first. Online applications may be submitted via the State Civil Service...

2012-06-14 06:22:01

DALLAS, Pa., June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe today announced that Daniel Figured has been named the director of the agency's Northeast Region. Figured, who previously served as the Northeast Region Law Enforcement Supervisor, fills the vacancy created when Steve J. Schweitzer retired on April 13, 2012. "It is a great pleasure to announce the selection of Dan Figured as the new Region Director for the Northeast Region of...

2011-10-21 13:00:00

InterAct Online RMS enables Texas Parks and Wildlife to strengthen border security Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) October 21, 2011 The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department (TPWD) is live with InterAct Online RMS, a system implemented to improve the effectiveness of the agency by providing the wardens the ability to efficiently collect, evaluate, organize, analyze and share reliable incident related data. One important function of TPWD is border security as the agency participates in Operation...

2011-02-28 10:36:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe today announced that the agency is preparing to recruit applicants for its 29th Class of Wildlife Conservation Officer Cadets, which is slated to begin in March of 2012. The application process is set to run from March 9, 2011 to April 7, 2011, or until 1,000 applications are received, whichever occurs first. Online applications may be submitted via the State Civil Service...

2010-11-12 09:34:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission Wildlife Conservation Officer (WCO) David L. Grove was shot and killed in the line of duty while on patrol around 10:30 p.m., on Nov. 11, along Shrivers Road in Freedom Township, Adams County. Grove, age 31, of Fairfield, Adams County, was investigating reports of ongoing night-time shooting and possible poaching activity in the area. The Pennsylvania State Police is leading the investigation into the...

2009-12-21 08:53:00

READING, Pa., Dec. 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania Game Commission today announced that three York County men pled guilty to unlawfully killing a white-tailed deer at night with the use of an artificial light on Nov. 29, the night before the opening day of the regular antlered and antlerless deer season. The men shot the deer from their vehicle while spotlighting the deer. Fred Daniel Miller, 58, of Glen Rock, pled guilty to unlawful use of lights while hunting, loaded...

2009-09-29 17:19:19

San Antonio police said officers used duct tape and a prisoner transport van to capture and relocate a 4-foot alligator found in a residential neighborhood. The police department said officers responded to a disturbance call at about 6 a.m. Monday and taped the reptile's jaws shut after being unable to reach a game warden, the San Antonio Express-News reported Tuesday. The officers loaded the gator into an empty prisoner transport van and it was handed over to Game Warden David Chavez, who...

2008-09-24 15:00:29

To: STATE EDITORS Contact: Jerry Feaser of the Pennsylvania Game Commission, +1- 717-705-6541, PGCNews@state.pa.us HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Pennsylvania Game Commission Executive Director Carl G. Roe today offered testimony before the Senate Game and Fisheries Committee about the powers and duties of Deputy Wildlife Conservation Officers. Following is the prepared statement delivered by Director Roe. "The Pennsylvania Game Commission was created in 1895 by...

2008-08-29 18:00:23

The North Dakota Game and Fish Department will enhance enforcement on the Missouri River this weekend by having more game wardens than usual in the Bismarck-Mandan area. Robert Timian, chief of enforcement, said wardens will be noticeable during the long Labor Day weekend. "We are going to have a lot of officers on the river," Timian said. "Our main focus is to ensure safety, and part of that effort includes looking for boating under the influence violations." - Brian Gehring (c) 2008...

2008-07-21 15:00:35

By JOHN HOLYOKE Maine Game Warden Maj. Gregg Sanborn remembers the day he decided he wanted to pursue a job in the warden service. "I was checked by a game warden when I was hunting with my dad - it might not have been my first year hunting, it might have been my second - and we talked with him for 15 or 20 minutes," Sanborn recalled. "I said, 'Wow, that would be a cool job.'" Now Sanborn and the Maine Warden Service are looking for a few more men and women to follow in their footsteps....