NEWS & UPDATES
Cape May Police Academy Graduation
On Friday, January 13, 2023, three new Conservation Police Officer Recruits graduated from Basic Police Training at the Cape …
Bureau of Law Enforcement Receives Prestigious Award
We are very pleased to announce the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission (ASMFC) has chosen Fish & Wildlife’s Bu…
Congratulating New Jersey Conservation Police Officer Bob Driscoll
Please join us in congratulating New Jersey Conservation Police Officer Bob Driscoll, the 2021 Shikar Safari Club Internation…
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Mission And Work | Law Enforcement | Contact Form
MISSION AND WORK
The Bureau of Law Enforcement is a professional law enforcement agency dedicated to the wise use of the state’s natural resources. Conservation Police Officers enforce wildlife laws and regulations, and educate and inform the public regarding the rules, laws, procedures, and management practices involving the recreational and commercial uses of fish and wildlife. As sworn law enforcement officers, Conservation Police Officers have the authority to enforce all the laws of the state and the federal government enacted for the protection and management of natural resources and other related environmental enforcement activities.
WILDLIFE, HUNTING & FISHING
LAWS AND REGULATIONS
New Jersey’s laws and regulations are in place to protect and advance conservation for the benefit of all. Learn everything you need to know about the codes and responsibilities specific to your outdoor interests and activities.
CASE HIGHLIGHTS, AWARDS, AND HISTORY
Since 1892, uniformed Conservation Police Officers have been Fish and Wildlife’s most visible representatives and continue to contact thousands of resources users annually. Officers serve the citizens of NJ by informing, educating, and redirecting the actions of wildlife users ensuring compliance with state, federal natural resource laws as well as the policies of NJ Fish and Wildlife. Conservation Police Officers spend countless hours in the field in order to safeguard the health and well being of the state’s precious natural resources.
WILDLIFE VIOLATION INFORMATION
License Suspension Information
Some violations can lead to a temporary, or even permanent, loss of hunting and fishing privileges.
Interstate Wildlife Violator Compact
NJ enforces the suspension/revocation of licenses & permits issued by one state in 47 other states.
Pay A Summons Online
View and pay a wildlife violation with our fast, secure and convenient online portal. A 3% fee applies.
View the complete list of hunting, fishing and Wildlife Management Area violations and their respective fines.