One of the most dangerous jobs in law enforcement is that of a conservation officer. They are responsible for a vast array of compliance enforcement far beyond wildlife law enforcement.
The conservation officer is the biggest enemy of the poacher, but one of the dearest friends of the law abiding outdoorsman. They help to protect our wildlife and the public that enjoys it.
Take a glimpse at a day in the life of a conservation officer in the law enforcement division of the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife.
Note that this is one part of a multi-episode edition covering conservation officers aired by Kentucky Afield.
Be sure to check out all of the episodes for a greater appreciation of what these heroes of conservation do for the environment and for the outdoor enthusiast.