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Two Officers Promoted by Maryland Natural Resources Police
ANNAPOLIS—The Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP), the law enforcement arm of the Department of Natural Resources (DNR), today announced the promotion of two of its officers in the Central Region of the state.
The officers who were promoted are listed below according to the area of the state where they work. Each officer’s hometown is listed in parentheses.
- Wayne Jones (Millersville) was promoted to Captain of Area 5, Central Region
- Quincy Shockley (Owings Mills) was promoted to Lieutenant of Area 5, Central Region
The Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP) is the enforcement arm of the Department of Natural Resources. With an authorized strength of 285 officers and a dedicated staff of civilian and volunteer personnel, the Natural Resources Police provide a variety of services in addition to conservation and boating law enforcement duties throughout the State of Maryland. These services include homeland security, search and rescue, emergency medical services, education, information and communications services on a round the clock basis. NRP is the only police force aside from the Maryland State Police that has statewide jurisdiction.
June 7, 2005
The Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR) is the state agency responsible for providing natural and living resource-related services to citizens and visitors. DNR manages more than 446,000 acres of public lands and 18,000 miles of waterways, along with Maryland's forests, fisheries and wildlife for maximum environmental, economic and quality of life benefits. A national leader in land conservation, DNR-managed parks and natural, historic and cultural resources attract 11 million visitors annually. DNR is the lead agency in Maryland's effort to restore the Chesapeake Bay, the state's number one environmental priority. Learn more at www.dnr.maryland.gov