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Officer of the Month 

Last Updated: 03/31/08

April 2008

Officer Griego with a stock killing cougar
Officer Griego with stock killing cougar


Robert Griego                  

Duty Station:  


Special Area of Responsibility/Game Mgmt Units:

Field Supervisor (Sergeant) over Socorro, Magdalena , Datil, Quemado areas. GMU: 12,13,15,16E,17,18,19,20


Bachelor of Science in Agriculture, NMSU

Length of Service:

10 ½ years

Specialty or Interest:

Law Enforcement, Hunting, Shooting, Golfing.

Current Projects/Assignments:

Prosecuting some cases and making sure we have a complete law enforcement presence through out the supervisory district even though we are short handed. Working with other agencies on some habitat improvement projects.

Best Thing About the Job:

The diversity of each day as a Game Warden , catching poachers, and teaching my Officers how to be effective Game Wardens.

Most Common Question People Have:

Is this your residence that I am calling?


Yes, and if you yell at my wife she will yell back at you (she is not a state employee and only takes message for me as a courtesy).

Contact Information:

Area Office 575-532-2100, Home 575-854-3124 or email at