Law Enforcement

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Federal Wildlife Officers play a critical role in protecting wildlife and habitat as well as the visiting public. Here we provide information regarding this critical role.

The Mission of the Office of Law Enforcement "is to protect wildlife and plant resources. Through the effective enforcement of Federal laws, we contribute to Fish and Wildlife Service efforts to recover endangered species, conserve migratory birds, preserve wildlife habitat, safeguard fisheries, combat invasive species, and promote international wildlife conservation."

Download the Federal Wildlife Officer brochure.

Learn the answers to your questions regarding why we need Federal Wildlife Officers, what it takes to be a Federal Wildlife Officer, and what careers are available in the US Fish and Wildlife Service Law Enforcement here.