February Officer of the Month

February Officer of the Month

Name: Marcelino Peralta
Duty Station: Las Vegas District Officer
Special Area of Responsibility/Game Mgmt Units: Las Vegas Supervisory District including GMU’s 45 and 46
Education: Bachelor of Science – Wildlife and Fisheries Science, Eastern New Mexico University
Length of Service: 5.5 years
Specialty or Interest: Law enforcement, investigations and public outreach
Current Projects/Assignments: District Hunt Patrol
Best Thing About the Job: The training, tools and equipment the Department provides its Officers to become efficient at what he or she does on a daily basis.
Other info you would like to post (hobbies, interests, etc.):

Most Common Question People Have: How am I supposed to know if the land I’m hunting is private property, if it’s not posted?

Answer: You have to do you your homework prior to your hunt. Scouting area(s) of interest by using maps, GPS, talking with landowners and local Game Wardens, etc.

Help protect your wildlife!
If you see a violation please report it to the OGT Hotline at 1-800-432-4263.
Contact Information: Phone: (505) 445-2311 | Marcelino.Peralta@state.nm.us