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Last Updated: 03/21/2013


Promoted from District Officer to Sergeant, Chama District Supervisor


Sergeant Brady Griffith relocating a bobcat
Sergeant Brady Griffith relocating a bobcat.
Sergeant Brady Griffith relocating a bobcat
Sergeant Brady Griffith relocating a bobcat


Sergeant Brady Griffith


Chama District Supervisor


Special Area of Responsibility/Game Mgmt Units:

GMU’s: 4, 5A, 5B, 6A, 6C, 7, 50, 51, & 52

Wildlife Management Areas: Bluebird Wildlife Area, Edward Sargeant Wildlife Area, Rio Chama Wildlife and Fishing Area, W.A. Humphries Wildlife Area, & Chama River Fishing Easement



Bachelor of Science, Wildlife and Fisheries Science, Eastern New Mexico University


Length of Service:

7 years


Specialty or Interest:

Law Enforcement, investigations and game management


Current Projects/Assignments:

Supervision of 4 District Wildlife Officers, preparing for summer nuisance bear season, helping maintain numerous Wildlife Management Areas in my area, and planning upcoming Law Enforcement patrols.


Best Thing About the Job:

Having the ability to work outdoors with a variety of wildlife, and being able to do something different everyday.  There is never a dull moment as a Game Warden. 


Most Common Question People Have:

Do you recommend applying for elk and or deer hunting on the many Wildlife Management Areas near Chama?



Absolutely!  The Sargeant, Humphries, and Rio Chama Wildlife Management Areas are excellent properties, and contain a great diversity of wildlife.  Elk hunting on the Sargeant WMA and deer hunting on the Rio Chama WMA can be especially rewarding and yet challenging.  Don’t forget about our special hunts draw for bear on the WMA’s as well!


Contact Information: or (505) 795-1700


Important Information:

Officers of the New Mexico Game and Fish Department are constantly involved in complex wildlife investigations throughout the state.  Information gathered from the people of New Mexico impacts these investigations and is an invaluable asset to our Officers. 

You can report a violation and remain anonymous by calling the Operation Game Thief hotline at 1-800-432-4263 or file a report online at