U.S. Forest Service Law Enforcement Officer Kristine Fairbanks and K9 "Hero." (U.S. Forest Service photo)
They are fathers and sons, mothers and daughters, and sisters and brothers. They served in remote corners of the forests and grasslands, helped lost recreationists find their way and arrested people who were violating the law.
They were our friends and colleagues who lost their lives in the line of duty. Read more »
Law enforcement officers with the Chattahoochee-Oconee National Forests joined forces with about 70 other professionals recently to showcase their careers at Clarkesville Elementary School in Clarkesville, Ga.
Officer Derik Breedlove gives potential future Forest Service law enforcement officers an opportunity to try out the view from an ATV seat. Photo credit: USDA Forest Service/Stuart Delugach
The Forest Service is a regular participant in the school’s career day. Captain Stuart Delugach and Officer Derik Breedlove talked with the students about jobs in Forest Service law enforcement. This year they met with approximately 500 students and showed off some of the tools of the trade, including their All Terrain Vehicles (ATVs) and law enforcement vehicles. Read more »