Law Enforcement

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Law Enforcement officers at Patoka River NWR help visitors understand and obey refuge regulations and wildlife protection laws. They work closely with state and local government offices to enforce federal and state laws with an emphasis on hunting and fishing regulations. Enforcement actions protect the public, fish, wildlife, and plants from disturbances associated with illegal activities.

Questions regarding Law Enforcement or violations on the refuge should be directed to Refuge Manager Bill McCoy at 812-749-3199 or Indiana Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Office District 7 Headquarters at:

2310 E. State Road 364
Winslow, IN 47598