Featured Officers

Featured Officers  and Career Advancement officers  answer your questions from the field.  Learn more about Conservation Officer (Fish and Game Warden) employment from the Careers in Enforcement page.

Officer Spotlight

  • Snowmobile patrol in the Valle Vidal.
  • Resolved Mountain Lion wildlife complaint in Raton, NM. Mountain Lion was killing and eating pet dogs from landowners backyard.
  • Live pronghorn posing for picture in Maxwell, NM.
  • 2014-2018 Framingham State University Men’s Ice Hockey player #15.

April – Officer Spotlight: Derek Ridgway

Name:Derek Ridgway Duty Station: Cimarron District Officer Special Area of Responsibility/Game Mgmt Units: Valle Vidal, GMU’s 55A, 55B, 54, 48 Length of Service: 2.5 years Field Training: Ruidoso Education:High School: Franklin High School, Franklin, Massachusetts College Attended: Framingham State University, Framingham, Massachusetts Degree: Environmental Studies and Sustainability Hometown: Franklin, Massachusetts [...]

Career Advancement

Tim Cimbal (Promotion)

Name: Tim Cimbal Promotion to: Colonel Special Area of Responsibility/Game Mgmt Units: Statewide Field Operations Length of Service: 17 years Education: High School – Tully High School, Tully NY College – SUNY ESF at Syracuse University Degree - Bachelor’s of Science in Environmental Studies Current [...]

Officer Spotlight Archives

Career Advancement Archives

Tim Cimbal (Promotion)

Name: Tim Cimbal Promotion to: Colonel Special Area of Responsibility/Game Mgmt Units: Statewide Field Operations Length of Service: 17 years Education: High School [...]

Andrew Armendariz (Promotion)

Name: Andrew Armendariz Promotion to: Lieutenant, Law Enforcement Training & Recruiting Special Area of Responsibility/Game Mgmt Units: Statewide- Law Enforcement Training, Field Training [...]

Benjamin Otero (Promotion)

Name: Benjamin Otero Promoted: Sergeant, Chama Supervisory District Special Area of Responsibility/Game Mgmt Units: 6A,6B,6C, 7,5A,5B,4,51,52, Rio Chama Wildlife Area, Sargent Wildlife Area, [...]

  • Career Advancement - Captain Ty Jackson, New Mexico Game and Fish
  • Career Advancement - Captain Ty Jackson, New Mexico Game and Fish
  • Career Advancement - Captain Ty Jackson, New Mexico Game and Fish

Ty Jackson (Promotion)

Name: Ty Jackson Promoted: Captain – Field Operations; Santa Fe Special Area of Responsibility/Game Mgmt Units: I am responsible for law enforcement field [...]

  • NMDGF Career Advancement - Sergeant Kline
  • NMDGF Career Advancement - Sergeant Jason Kline

Sergeant Jason Kline (Promotion)

Name: Sergeant Jason Kline Promoted: Sergeant, Alamogordo District Supervisor Special Area of Responsibility/Game Mgmt Units: GMU’s 38, 37, 36, 34, 29, 28, 18 Education: Bachelor of [...]