Our Mission

NRP patrol boatsProtecting Maryland’s natural resources, public lands, waterways and people through proactive and responsive law enforcement services with courtesy, integrity, dedication and professionalism.

Our Creed​

As a Natural Resources Police officer, I will:

Officer in the field with hunters​Assist the public in time of need, routine and emergency.

Educate the inadvertent violator by taking the appropriate level of enforcement action.

Relentlessly pursue deliberate offenders.

Respect and inform rather than lecture or reprimand.

Maintain the highest level of professional standards, integrity and conduct.