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4834
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Employers would be delighted to have an employee who thoroughly loves his job, works for no salary, never even thinks about complaining of holiday work, and gives his partner 100 percent effort. Meet the dogs of the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission game law enforcement division.
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9628
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Between November 1, 1944 and February 1, 1979, Ollie Thompson worked for thirty-five years as a game warden, wildlife protector and enforcement officer. His retirement marks the end of an era for the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission, as Thompson is the last officer who was on the job working as a game warden for the State Department of Conservation when the Commission was formed in 1947.
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6049
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Wildlife law enforcement officers do more than just check hunting and fishing licenses. Many do undercover work to trap violators of game laws, cover a regular beat, speak at schools about good hunting and fishing principles, pick up road-killed deer, clean up after fish kills, and write monthly reports. It can be a dangerous job. In the past ten years, 33 officers have been assaulted in the line of duty, and three have been killed.
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4342
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The job of a wildlife officer is hard and dangerous. Chances of being killed are seven times higher than in other types of law enforcement. Over 1,000 apply for positions each year, but only 20 are chosen. Those selected undergo a rigorous sixteen-week training session at Salemburg that includes learning the basics of law enforcement, use of firearms, self-defense tactics, chase procedures, and evidence collection.
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5175
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Deen describes the many activities of North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission enforcement officer Mike Edmisten.
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37780
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A set of 12 pictures show the daily activities of wildlife game protectors.
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37883
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The status of game protector in North Carolina is governed by statutes established for the protection of wildlife by legislators. His duty is to ensure that everybody has equal opportunities for hunting and fishing.
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37979
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The purpose of a game warden, or wildlife protector, is to ensure the regulations in place for hunting and fishing is not broken; this helps to ensure the longevity of successful hunting and fishing.