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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.

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 communicat...

 

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