Question: What Powers Do Game Wardens Have?

Do game wardens have more power than cops?

Game Wardens May Have Expanded Search Powers In some instances, game wardens may actually have more power than police officers when it comes to warrantless searches of persons or vehicles.

Typically, police officers must have probable cause or consent to search a person or a vehicle without a warrant..

What can game wardens do that cops can t?

In most states, Game wardens are sworn law enforcement officers, with the same duties as State Police. They have the same authority as police officers and are subject to the same rules and regulations. They can write traffic tickets as well as make arrests for any crime.

Can game wardens pull you over?

Generally, yes. Most game wardens (more properly called conservation officers) are peace officers, and can enforce state and local laws, including traffic laws. … If they’re a state certified police officer then yes they do have the right and authority to pull you over for speeding.

What powers do conservation officers have?

The Conservation Officer Service (“COS”) is a government office focused on natural resource law enforcement and human wildlife conflicts prevention and response. Conservation Officers have legal powers of search and seizure, similar to those of police officers.