MI DNR Law Enforcement Division 2017 report available online

Highlights include recreational safety, educational outreach initiativesAn annual report highlighting program accomplishments of the Michigan Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division is available at www.michigan.gov/conservationofficers.

The 2017 Annual Programs Report is based on calendar year 2016 information. It illustrates the division’s successes in protecting Michigan’s natural resources and citizens and in educating outdoor enthusiasts on recreational safety.

The report includes a statewide map of Law Enforcement Division districts, a statistics table showing the number and types of interactions between conservation officers and the public, the number of students certified in hunter, boating, snowmobile and off-road vehicle safety, and a summary of each program area.

“We’re pleased to share this information and we hope it enhances the public’s understanding of our accomplishments, goals and mission,” said Gary Hagler, Law Enforcement Division chief. “It’s also a valuable tool for our team as we chart our progress in meeting the division’s objectives. Protecting our state’s natural resources is a shared responsibility and we’re proud of our partnership with the people of Michigan. We encourage all who are interested to browse the report and learn more about the Law Enforcement Division’s work.”

Michigan conservation officers are elite, highly trained professionals who serve in every corner of the state. They are fully commissioned peace officers with authority to enforce the state’s criminal laws. Learn more at www.michigan.gov/conservationofficers.