This branch investigates wildlife crime cases which include poaching, illegal trade in wildlife products and non compliance with Parks Legislation. The department is also tasked with supplying intelligence to operational staff for their deployments of patrol rangers.


The branch is also tasked with crafting strategies aimed at raising national and international awareness on the negative impacts of wildlife crime. In this endeavour it enhances national and international cooperation and collaboration with various stakeholders in the wildlife community.

It also recommends changes to wildlife legislation in order to suit the existing environment. The branch also spearheads joint operations with other law enforcement agency such as the army and the police, in the fight against wildlife crime.

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