Law Enforcement

Historic 1907 photo of first Federal Wildlife Officer, Paul Kroegel, on Pelican Island kneeling near a young brown pelican.  Photo by George Nelson/USFWS


“Fulfillment of the Service’s conservation mission requires the effective enforcement of wildlife protection laws both on Service lands and the country at large.”

—Dale Hall, Former Fish and Wildlife Service Director 

To report injured wildlife or a violation on the National Bison Range Complex, call headquarters at 406-644-2211 extension 0.

After hours law enforcement contact: Lake County Sheriff’s Office 406-883-7301.

For Emergency contact dial 911.

For more information about Law Enforcement at the National Bison Range Complex, and to find links to careers in Law Enforcement for the US Fish and Wildlife Service, follow the link to the National Bison Range Law Enforcement web page