Law Enforcement

Law Enforcement officers at the Benton Lake Wetland Management District help visitors understand and obey the laws that protect our natural resources and provide for public safety. District officers work closely with state and local government offices to enforce federal and state hunting regulations that protect wildlife from illegal take and preserve legitimate hunting opportunities. Officers also play a role in the successful management of District lands and help maintain high quality visitor experiences.

For any immediate criminal activity or emergency on U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service land, please contact your local authority for that area or dial 911. To report a violation, or if you have questions about Law Enforcement on the Wetland Management District, please contact us at 406-727-7400. Wildlife crimes may also be reported to the Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks TIP MONT hotline 24 hours a day, 7 days a week at 1-800-TIP-MONT (1-800-847-6668).