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Officer of the Month 

Last Updated: 09/08/2011

September 2011

Officer Gehrt with other local wardens and state police
Officer Gehrt (far left) with other local wardens and state police



KC Gehrt

Duty Station:


Special Area of Responsibility/Game Mgmt Units:

16A, 16D, 16B, 23, 15


B.S. degree in Wildlife Biology from UNK (its in Nebraska)

Length of Service:

6 years

Specialty or Interest:

Horseback patrol

Current Projects/Assignments:

Enforcement patrols in the Gila mountain area

Best Thing About the Job:

Surprising people that are not compliance and thought they would never see a warden

Most Common Question People Have:

Do you know that your hammer is cocked on your pistol?


Yes sir! 1911 pistols are locked and loaded but have a thumb safety.

Contact Information:

Call 575-533-6124 or email