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Behind the Badge

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Sometimes Work Finds You

For many, getting some time away from work is as simple as leaving the office (and turning off that cell phone). But if your office extends beyond four walls, getting away can be a bit moreā€¦

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In a law enforcement career, the foundation of teamwork, cooperation, and safety is trust, as shown in this Behind the Badge by district game warden Connor Folkers.

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Sibling Spats

Most adult siblings manage to resolve disagreements by talking over their issues. However, some take other routes, as shown in this week's Behind the Badge by game warden Andrew Dahlgren.

Contact a Warden

Report All Poachers: 701-328-9921

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Annual Reports

Each February in the North Dakota Outdoors magazine, the Department publishes a summary of violations and enforcement activities for the preceding year. Those reports are available online below.

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Enforcement Careers

A career as a game warden can be both challenging and highly rewarding. This career is ideal for many self-motivated individuals who enjoy working with the public and have a knowledge of and appreciation for natural resources.