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Conference training sessions are designed to address current trends in park law enforcement and visitor protection. Field trips provide a personal experience to see firsthand how other agencies are managing daily operations and special events. This is an excellent opportunity to meet other park professionals from across the country and learn from each other.
The Park Law Enforcement Association Awards & Scholarship program recognizes the outstanding work and accomplishments of men and woman in the park law enforcement profession throughout North America. We encourage nominations of deserving officers and agencies.
The Park Law Enforcement Association is a national not-for-profit organization dedicated to advancing the park law enforcement and conservation profession through specialized development, thus improving the quality of life and leisure opportunities in and around local, state and national park and recreation areas.
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A Look at the Park Law Enforcement Association
Today, Lt. Mark Caughlin, District Manager with Larimer County Department of Natural Resources and President of Parks Law Enforcement Association, joins us to discuss his career pathway.
Working within the Colorado county system, Mark explains how his jobs have been impacted by the Fort Collins population boom as well as the coronavirus. He also talks about his responsibilities with Park Law Enforcement Association and how he hopes to inspire more park ranger training programs around the country.
Mark also talks about resource protection and mentorship as cornerstones to excellence in the park ranger industry.