“Behind the Badge"
Wed, 11/02/2016 - 5:00am
Working with the guys: A series spotlighting women working in non-traditional careers
Every day she puts on her uniform and clips her gun to her side, ready to patrol the great outdoors of Brule County. Diana Landegent is the only female conservation officer in Brule County, and she's also the only one in South Dakota. She's not the first woman to work for the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP), there have been a couple others in the past, but today she is the only female conservation officer in the state. “I am humbled and honored at being the only female officer in South Dakota,” said Landegent.