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Last Updated: 08/02/05

August 2005

Officer Kempton untangling 2 mule deer bucks that have their antlers interlocked
Officer Kempton untangling two mule deer
bucks with their antlers locked.


Brandon Kempton

Duty Station:


Special Area of Responsibility/Game Mgmt Units:

23, 26, 27


Bachelors in Conservation Biology with Wildlife Emphasis from BYU

Length of Service:

3 years

Specialty or Interest:

Family, guns, herpetology

Current Projects/Assignments:

Checking licenses and insuring compliance along the border

Best Thing About the Job:

Being outdoors and seeing wildlife, flexible work schedule

Most Common Question People Have:

Where are the deer, javelina and elk?


Hiding around here somewhere, look in remote areas, away from main roads and high traffics areas. Using binoculars and scanning hillsides and canyons in the early morning and late afternoon is the best.

Contact Information:

542-3794 or

Other Important Info:

My wife's name is Shannon. We have 3 children, Brooklyn age 4, Nathan age 3, Kaylee age 6 months.