FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 13, 2010
Hancock County Wildlife Officer Promoted
FINDLAY, OH – The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR), Division of Wildlife is pleased to announce the promotion of Wildlife Officer Kevin Russell to Wildlife Officer Supervisor for Wildlife Enforcement Unit C in Wildlife District Two.
Officer Russell was raised in McComb, Ohio and graduated from McComb High School in 1994. He graduated from Owens Community College in 2000 with an associate’s degree in law enforcement. He lives in Hancock County with his wife and son.
Officer Russell has been the wildlife officer assigned to Hancock County since 2009. Prior to that, Russell was the wildlife officer assigned to Logan County. Russell started his law enforcement career as an officer with the Findlay Police Department.
“I will miss the everyday contact with the sportsmen of Hancock County, but I am excited to be working with the Wildlife Officers in Unit C”, says Russell. “I am very excited and humbled to have been accepted for this position. I look forward to working with the officers in the field and sportsmen who share my passion for wildlife conservation as well as my passion for wildlife law enforcement”, continued Russell.
The Unit C law enforcement unit is comprised of Crawford, Hancock, Hardin, Huron, Richland, Seneca and Wyandot Counties.
Officer Russell replaces Officer Jim Abrams who retired earlier this year.
For More Information Contact:
District Two Law Enforcement Section
District Manager, Wildlife District Two