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Six new game wardens graduate from law enforcement academy

New Mexico Department of Game and Fish
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, Nov. 18, 2016:

Six new game wardens graduate from law enforcement academy

SANTA FE – Six New Mexico Department of Game and Fish game wardens graduated from the San Juan County Criminal Justice Training Authority Law Enforcement Academy in Farmington Thursday.

The department’s graduates of the 16-week law enforcement training academy are:

  • Logan Eshom of Capitan and a graduate of New Mexico State University.
  • Barkley McClellan of Lubbock, Texas and a graduate of Texas Tech University.
  • Lonie Morales of Cuba and a graduate of Adams State University in Colorado.
  • Trevor Nygren of Carlsbad and a graduate of New Mexico State University.
  • Isaih Reynolds of Kurtistown, Hawaii and a graduate of Western New Mexico University.
  • Garrett Silva of San Angelo, Texas and a graduate of San Angelo State University.

Two officers from this year’s graduating class had noteworthy accomplishments. Eshom earned the title of class valedictorian while McClellan earned the academy’s “Top Shot” award.

In addition to the attending the law enforcement academy, conservation officers, also known as game wardens, undergo four weeks of departmental training in wildlife laws and department policies and procedures. They also undergo many months of on-the-job training under the supervision of a field training officer before being assigned to a district.

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In addition to the attending the law enforcement academy, conservation officers, also known as game wardens, undergo four weeks of departmental training in wildlife laws and department policies and procedures. They also undergo many months of on-the-job training under the supervision of a field training officer before being assigned to a district.

For more information about a career as a conservation officer with the Department of Game and Fish please visit www.wildlife.state.nm.us.

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