Bureau of Land Management

Scott Swanson
Ranger Scott Swanson on patrol in the Mojave Desert
Scott Swanson

Law Enforcement Ranger
El Centro

Scott Swanson started in a law enforcement with the U.S. Border Patrol in 2002.  He came to BLM in  2006 and patrols the Glamis Dunes recreation area.

A Southwest native from Benson, Arizona, he played baseball for Arizona State, playing on the college championship team in 1987.  Scott left the desert regions for chilly South Dakota where he received  a social science bachelor's degree from Mount Marty College in Yankton.  He was also in the Reserve Officer Training Corps at the University of South Dakota and was a commissioned officer in the U.S. Army serving in the 1st Cavalry Division at Fort Hood, Texas, obtaining the rank of 1st Leutenant.

Scott loves spending time with his wife and two children.  They are active in their church and enjoy traveling to the beach in San Diego from their home in Yuma, Arizona for a day of boogie boarding.   Besides watching his kids in their many activites in Yuma, Arizona where they live, Scott stays active playing golf, softball and hunting. 

For more information concerning this feature story, contact Scott Swanson by telephone 760-337-4400 or by e-mail
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