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Wardens in Action

DOJ's 'Top Cops': DNR officers save stranded boaters during dangerous summer storm
During a dangerous storm on Lake Winnebago early this summer, Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Conservation Warden Tom Sturdivant and DNR Ranger Jeff Nieling braved treacherous waters to save a couple stranded on a disabled boat. With little regard to their own safety, Warden Sturdivant and Ranger Nieling continued their search even when the waves threatened to submerge their boat. The details of their heroic rescue are below, as told by DNR Chief Conservation Warden Todd Schaller; and, the story serves as the Top Cops recognition from the Wisconsin Attorney General Brad Schimel. AG Schimel periodically issues his Top Cops honors from nominations statewide. He has issued about 40 Top Cops honors so far in his tenure. The following release is reprinted with permission from the Wisconsin Department of Justice which announced the honor on October 5.
Wardens in Action
Thursday, October 05, 2017 4:21:21 p.m.
DNR Warden World Spring and Summer, Part One: Wildlife saves, water rescues, tracking suspects & more
Ask a Wis. Department of Natural Resources conservation warden to name one of the most enjoyed aspects of the career and you are likely to hear: "No two days are the same" or "You don't know what's coming around the corner."
Wardens in Action
Tuesday, September 05, 2017 3:28:20 p.m.
Arcadia floods! DNR wardens rescue 5, dog from engulfed home after torrential rains ravage area
Arcadia is flooding. Bring your boat. Come now! That was the gist of the 3 a.m. calls on Thursday, July 20.
Wardens in Action
Friday, July 21, 2017 1:18:51 p.m.
Wis. DNR Field Wardens to take your hiring questions: July 12, noon, live online chat
The DNR recently launched its hiring process to recruit the Class of 2018 DNR Conservation Wardens. The hiring process always prompts good questions from interested applicants -- like you!
Wardens in Action
Tuesday, July 11, 2017 2:20:59 p.m.
DNR Wardens lead honor guard at Wis. memorial service
The Wisconsin Law Enforcement Memorial.
Wardens in Action
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 2:10:58 p.m.
Last revised: Wednesday, October 18, 2017

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