Law Enforcement

Law Enforcement & Investigations

Central Arizona Zone

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.

Our Mission

To serve people and protect natural resources and property within the authority and jurisdiction of the Forest Service.

Our Objectives

  • 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.