It was reported on November 20 that a Tennessee State Park Ranger was shot at by a suspect when he attempted to pull him over for a vehicle stop. This occurred at Cedars of Lebanon State Park in Wilson County.
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This incident along with the shooting of Utah State Park Ranger Brody Young exemplify the dangers faced everyday by park rangers no matter what agency they work for.
You can learn more about what it is like to be a ranger in the book A Park Ranger's Life: Thirty Two Years Protecting Our National Parks. It is available through Amazon and Barnes and Noble .com. You can also ask for it at your local book store. Stories in the book will inform you of the dangers faced by our modern day protectors of our nations heritage.