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Officer of the Month 

Last Updated: 11/23/08

November 2008

Officer Duff with 2 rescued black bear cubs
Officer Duff with two rescued black bear cubs



Colin Duff

Duty Station:


Special Area of Responsibility/Game Mgmt Units:

GMU 34, 28 (McGregor)


BS in Ag major in Wildlife Management and Fisheries Science

Length of Service:

7.5 years

Specialty or Interest:

Defensive Tactics Instructor, Big Game Violation Investigations

Current Projects/Assignments:

Hunt Patrols for deer and elk hunts

Best Thing About the Job:

The ability to work outdoors and protect our wildlife and natural resources.

Most Common Question People Have:

Where is the best place to hunt deer, elk, or oryx.


For seeing or hunting deer, the best places are going to be around the Weed and Mayhill areas; elk can be frequently found around Jim Lewis Perk Canyons; while oryx are most frequently spotted south of Alamogordo between Hwy. 54 and White Sands Missile Range .  

Contact Information:

phone 575-437-0276 or email