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AUSTIN â€“ Texas Game Wardens will conduct its first virtual patrol ridealong via Twitter on Labor Day weekend.
The wardens will give the public a first-hand look at what happens on a typical opening dove season shift in their tweet-along on Sunday, September 1st.
Throughout that day, the agencyâ€™s technology warden, also a commissioned officer, will join a warden in Travis County and tweet continuously what happens that day. Â The public is invited to follow along at twitter.com/TexasGameWarden
Special Operations Chief Grahame Jones conceived the idea because he wanted to give the public a better idea of what Game Wardens face on a given shift.
â€śI think showing the public first-hand what wardens do will help build relationships,â€ť Jones said.
Any information that could endanger someone â€“ such as victimsâ€™ names or exact addresses â€“ will not be tweeted.