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Officer of the Month 

Last Updated: 08/18/08

August 2008

Officer Cole with immobilized black bear

Officer Cole with an immobilized black bear

Name:  

Darrell Cole

Duty Station:  

Albuquerque , New Mexico

Special Area of Responsibility/Game Mgmt Units:  

Greater Albuquerque Area, Sandia /Manzano Mtns. (GMU's 8, 9, & 14).   I also assist with duties in GMU's 10, 12, and 13

Education:  

BS in Wildlife

Length of Service:  

11 years

Specialty or Interest:  

Law Enforcement, Bears, Law Enforcement Instruction & Training

Hunting, Coaching High School Baseball  

Current Projects/Assignments:  

Angler/Hunt Patrol / Coordinate NW Area Antelope Hunt/ chasing raccoons and bears

Best Thing About the Job:  

Diversity of our customers, diversity of duties, catching

poachers and relocating bears

Most Common Question People Have:  

When are you going to stock the drains?

Answer:  

The Department stocks the drains with catchable sized trout approximately every two weeks during the winter months.  Click here for the latest fishing reports.

Contact Information:  

505-222-4700 / 505-873-4085  or email darrell.cole@state.nm.us

 

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