Providing law enforcement and public safety services to the land managers of the Tonto and Apache-Sitgreaves National Forests .
The Law Enforcement and Investigations organization is an integral part of the Forest Service, providing professional leadership in public and employee safety, natural resource protection, and serving as a principal cooperator with other law enforcement agencies. The law enforcement organization is a diverse workforce committed to integrity, responsibility, and accountability.
To serve people and protect natural resources and property within the authority and jurisdiction of the Forest Service.
Protect the public, employees, natural resources, and other property under the jurisdiction of the Forest Service,
Investigate and enforce applicable laws and regulations which affect the National Forest System, and
Prevent criminal violations through informing and educating visitors and users of applicable laws and regulations.