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Recruiter's Corner

September 2017

Rescue team in flood watersGame Warden FAQs (Game Warden Response in Natural Disasters)

How are Game Wardens called into service during a natural disaster?

When a flood, hurricane, tornado, wildfire, or some other form of natural disaster strikes, Texas Game Wardens are often among the first State Police officers on the scene. Texas Game Wardens provide a wide range of services to local communities during natural disasters and in homeland security operations.  Game Wardens perform public safety, search and rescue operations and emergency management with our fleet of air boats, flat bottom boats, shallow draft boats, four-by-four trucks, all-terrain vehicles, helicopter and mobile command station with radio communications and satellite. They can do everything from rescue people stranded by high water in their homes and vehicles, herd stray cattle to dry land and provide a crucial law enforcement presence to patrol criminal activity and guard the homes and businesses of Texas citizens. Texas Game Wardens are an essential component in disaster emergency response and public safety operations.

Find us Here in September

September 5 - Texas A & M Kingsville University, Career Day

September 7 - Round Rock Wingate Hotel, Veterans Career Day

September 21 - University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Brownsville, Career Day

September 28 - Texas Southern University, Career Day  

September 30 - October 1, at Texas State Fair for Recruiting and Outreach Event

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