Fort McHenry ranger can’t stay retired even after 50-year career

Fort McHenry ranger can’t stay retired even after 50-year career
Washington Post
An Army Corps of Engineers employee has been charged in the death of Devin Hodges, an Anderson County Sheriff’s Office deputy who was mortally wounded June 1 during a training exercise on Lake Hartwell.
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Deputy died after training exercise on Upstate lake, park ranger charged

Deputy died after training exercise on Upstate lake, park ranger charged
The State
An Army Corps of Engineers employee has been charged in the death of Devin Hodges, an Anderson County Sheriff’s Office deputy who was mortally wounded June 1 during a training exercise on Lake Hartwell.
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Lake Pueblo park rangers better prepared for swift water rescues

Lake Pueblo park rangers better prepared for swift water rescues
KRDO
A ranger saved a woman and a young girl this week off the Arkansas River, after completing swift water training.
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Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Yosemite National Park’s HRT

Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Yosemite National Park’s HRT
Vertical Magazine (press release)
We’ve republished it here to accompany the above recently-released video showcasing the Yosemite National Park Search and Rescue Team’s training techniques.
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Partnership allows New River Gorge park rangers to be equipped with naloxone

Partnership allows New River Gorge park rangers to be equipped with naloxone
The Fayette Tribune
Kathy Zerkle, a river ranger and emergency medical coordinator at the park, is training other rangers on the use of the rescue kits.
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SC men who said they forced alligator to drink beer may face charges

SC men who said they forced alligator to drink beer may face charges
Fox News
Joseph Andrew Floyd Jr., 20, and Zachary Lloyd Brown, 21, admitted to officers that they picked up the alligator after they saw it crossing the road, according to SCDNR.
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Becoming a U.S. Park Ranger

Depending on the type of park ranger you want to be depends on the education you obtain. For example, to become a law enforcement park ranger, in most cases you will need to attend a police academy. Additionally, many park ranger jobs require a bachelor’s degree. Read more…

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Park Rangers and Civil Air Control Search for Lost Plane

Park rangers in Gatlinburg are looking for a plane that is believed to have crashed the night of December 26th somewhere in the area of the Great Smoking Mountain National Park. Read more…

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Park Rangers to Lose Law Enforcement Credentials with New DNR Plan

In an announcement that was made at the end of November, the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources will unfold a reorganization plan that will remove the law enforcement privileges of park rangers. Under the new plan, the rangers will forfeit their power to arrest and carry a firearm.

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Louisville Man Accused of Impersonating a Park Ranger and Shooting Arrows at Park Guests

Recently, Brian Elliot, 37, was accused of confronting visitors at a local park with a bow and arrow, all while pretending to be a Park Ranger. Elliot is being charged with menacing and impersonating a park ranger. Read more…

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