What is a Wildlife Enforcement Officer?
A Wildlife Enforcement Officer is a specialized type of Fish And Game Warden.
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A wildlife enforcement officer will conduct inspections, gather intelligence and investigate alleged violations that may harm the environment or endanger wildlife. They will enforce laws that protect animal and plant species and help conserve threatened species nationally and internationally in collaboration with other federal departments.
How to Become a Wildlife Enforcement Officer
How to become a Wildlife Enforcement Officer
Wildlife officers are law enforcement officials, and are granted full police powers. Most positions require the completion of a bachelor's degree in applicable natural sciences, such as biology or criminal justice. Experience in fish and wildlife management or other law enforcement roles may be substituted in some cases. Wildlife officers must also complete state-run training courses that last three to twelve months.
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