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PARK RANGERS CALL FOR SAFETY IMPROVEMENTS

Plan to Address Growing Risks to Both Rangers and Visitors

SPIKE IN ATTACKS ON RANGERS AND FEDERAL LAND MANAGERS

2012 Saw Major Increase in Violence Directed at Refuge Mangers & U.S. Park Police

HIGH SEAS HARASSMENT OF FISHERIES OBSERVERS MORE THAN DOUBLES

Nearly One in 5 Victimized Yearly; 160% Jump Since 2007 Yet Few Cases Prosecuted

ATTACKS ON FEDERAL FOREST AND PARK STAFF REACH ALL TIME HIGH

Incidents More than Triple in National Parks, Forest Violence Up a Third in 2009

ATTACKS ON FISHING OBSERVERS RISE BY ALMOST HALF IN 2006

Number of Reported Threat and Harassment Cases Nearly Triple Since 2004

HIGH SEAS HARASSMENT OF NOAA FISHING OBSERVERS ON RISE

As Incidents Proliferate, NOAA Stops Keeping Track

ABUSES AT NATIONAL BISON RANGE CONFIRMED BY INVESTIGATION

Threats, Intimidation and Safety Concerns Documented in Independent Report

FWS TERMINATES CONTROVERSIAL BISON RANGE AGREEMENT

Agency Rebuffs Efforts by Tribe to Assume Management of Entire Refuge in FY 2007

STAFF REBEL AGAINST HARASSMENT ON BISON RANGE REFUGE

Joint Complaint of Tribe Trying to Drive Off Staff in Order to Take Over Their Jobs

U.S. PARK POLICE AT LOWEST LEVEL IN MORE THAN A DECADE

Retirements Will Send Force Lower as Assaults on Officers Rise