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Utah wildlife law enforcement

Poachers are thieves who steal your wildlife — turn them in!

The DWR law enforcement section enforces wildlife laws, ensures compliance, educates the public and promotes the value of wildlife to everyone.

1-800-662-3337

We need your help!

If you turn in a poacher, you might qualify for a substantial reward. Do everyone a favor by turning in wildlife thieves. You may also make a report online.

1-800-662-3337

We need your help!

If you turn in a poacher, you might qualify for a substantial reward. You may also make a report online.

1-800-662-3337

We need your help!

If you turn in a poacher, you might qualify for a substantial reward. Do everyone a favor by turning in wildlife thieves. You may also make a report online.

1-800-662-3337

We need your help!

If you turn in a poacher, you might qualify for a substantial reward. Do everyone a favor by turning in wildlife thieves. Call 1-800-662-3337 to turn in a poacher.

WHAT WE DO: The DWR law enforcement section enforces wildlife laws, ensures compliance, educates the public and promotes the value of wildlife to everyone.

Report wildlife violations

Tips and eyewitness accounts are invaluable in protecting wildlife and successfully prosecuting poachers. Your reports can remain confidential. Most wireless phone users can dial *DEER.

Earn a reward

Turn in a poacher and you might qualify for a substantial reward. Do everyone a favor by turning in wildlife thieves.

Be a good witness

Before reporting a wildlife crime, try to get as much information as you can. Providing us with the right information helps us investigate the report.

Know the consequences

Poaching is a serious crime with penalties that include fines, restitution, jail, confiscation of gear, and the loss of hunting and fishing privileges.

Officers on patrol

Information from Utah conservation officers about the crimes they need your help in solving.

Becoming a conservation officer

Enforcing wildlife laws is important, challenging and rewarding. Do you have what it takes to become a conservation officer?

Policies

Links to Utah Department of Natural Resources law enforcement officer policy documents.

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