FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE, DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act of 1958; 16 U.S.C.
661-666c; Fish and Wildlife Improvement Act of 1978, 16 U.S.C. 742l.
To provide training assistance to State conservation
officers in criminal law, and the principles, techniques, and procedures of
wildlife law enforcement.
TYPES OF ASSISTANCE:
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USES AND USE RESTRICTIONS:
Special Agents are available to assist in State conservation law enforcement
training efforts as instructors for short periods of time. FWS Special Agents
are available to assist and instruct State conservation law enforcement
training efforts for short periods of time. Funding represents cost to FWS.
Applicant Eligibility: State agencies.
APPLICATION AND AWARD PROCESS:
Beneficiary Eligibility: State conservation law
enforcement officers and officials.
Pre-application Coordination: None. This program is
excluded from coverage under E.O. 12372.
Application Procedure: Written request to the
Assistant Director, Office of Law Enforcement.
Award Procedure: Requests are acknowledged, and
decisions on training are made according to availability of personnel.
Range of Approval/Disapproval Time: Approximately
Formula and Matching Requirements: Not applicable.
Length and Time Phasing of Assistance: Not
POST ASSISTANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Account Identification: 14-1611-0-1-303.
Obligations: (Salaries and expenses) FY 01
$261,944; FY 02 est $293,453; and FY 03 est $356,222.
Range and Average of Financial Assistance: Not
In fiscal year 2002, assistance was provided to various State conservation
agencies for staff training within the States.
REGULATIONS, GUIDELINES, AND LITERATURE:
Law Enforcement Workshop Notebook, Endangered Species Literature.
Regional or Local Office: Federal Law Enforcement
Training Center, Bldg. 69, Rm. 100, Glynco, GA 31524. Telephone: (912) 267-
Headquarters Office: Assistant Director, Office
of Law Enforcement, Fish and Wildlife Service, Department of the Interior,
4401 N. Fairfax Drive, Room 520, Arlington, VA 22203 Telephone: (703) 358-
Web Site Address: http://www.le.fws.gov.
EXAMPLES OF FUNDED PROJECTS:
CRITERIA FOR SELECTING PROPOSALS: