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Officer of the Month 

Last Updated: 10/25/2010

October 2010

Officer Carrell on horseback patrol in the wildlerness
Officer Carrell on horseback patrol in the wilderness



Shawn Carrell

Duty Station:


Special Area of Responsibility/Game Mgmt Units:

5A, 5B, 6A, 6C, 7

Education: B.S.

Wildlife and Fishery Science, Eastern New Mexico University

Length of Service:

1 year 9 months

Specialty or Interest:

OHV Patrol, Law Enforcement

Current Projects/Assignments:

Stocking of San Gregorio Lake in the San Pedro Parks Wilderness, Elk Depredation solutions for GMU 6  

Best Thing About the Job:

Doing something different everyday; I can be on horseback patrolling in the wilderness one day and then assisting with the stocking of fish the next day 

Most Common Question People Have:

Have you stocked San Gregorio Lake?


Yes the lake was stocked in June with 6000 Rainbow Trout 

Contact Information:  

Phone 575-289-3667 or  email