• The men and women who serve as Michigan DNR conservation officers are essential frontline employees who protect our state’s natural resources and the health and safety of the public. It is a physically and mentally demanding career that officers and their families commit their lives to.

    The 14 fallen conservation officers, their families and friends are recognized by the Michigan DNR as individuals who paid the ultimate sacrifice while protecting Michigan's residents and natural resources. These fallen officers are memorialized at law enforcement memorials in the United States:

    • Michigan DNR Law Enforcement Division's Fallen Officers Memorial, Roscommon, MI
    • Michigan Law Enforcement Officers Memorial, Lansing, MI
    • National Law Enforcement Memorial, Washington D.C.
    • North American Game Warden Museum, Dunseith, North Dakota

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