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Marylanders Urged to Follow Safe Boating Practices As Waters Warm, Holiday Weekend Approaches

As Marylanders become much more active on the state’s waterways, Maryland’s Natural Resources Police is reminding waterway users to understand the state’s boating laws and safety requirements. All boaters, paddlers, swimmers, and others should take steps to ensure their safety before heading out on the water. In 2023, Maryland recorded 123 boating accidents, including 43  Read the Rest…

One Month Later: Natural Resources Police Played Important Role in Key Bridge Incident Response

The Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP) has been an integral part of the multi-agency response to the collapse of the Francis Scott Key Bridge after it was struck by a container ship on March 26. During the initial response, NRP officers assisted with above- and below-water search and recovery operations, aerial reconnaissance, and safety zone  Read the Rest…

Maryland Natural Resources Police Honors Officers at Annual Awards Ceremony

Officers were awarded for lifesaving action, exceptional conservation enforcement, and more The Maryland Natural Resources Police held its annual award ceremony to recognize the achievements made by conservation law enforcement officers and civilians in 2023. The officers were presented honors by Maryland Department of Natural Resources Sec. Josh Kurtz and Natural Resources Police Acting Lt.  Read the Rest…