By Amanda Eggert
Montana Free Press 

Legislative audit describes lack of trust, communication between FWP headquarters and game wardens

Wardens describe shift from 'cowboy' to 'cop' culture geared more toward enforcement than fish and game protection.


Last updated 10/2/2023 at 10:51am

Eliza Wiley / MTFP

Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks' Enforcement Division was the subject of a performance audit that lawmakers will review on Oct. 5, 2023.

Wardens working for Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks described a shift toward enforcement and administrative tasks that has moved the division toward a "cop" culture versus the "cowboy" culture most prefer, according to an audit the Legislative Audit Division released last week.

The audit, which was completed at the request of the bipartisan Legislative Audit Committee, also highlighted communi...

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