New Conservation Enforcement Officer Hired for Sumter County

The Alabama Department of Conservation’s Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries’ District III has added a new Conservation Enforcement Officer. Luke Lemley was sworn in on June 20, and has been assigned to Sumter County.

Officer Lemley is a graduate of Arab High School. He attended Wallace State Community College and Athens State University.

The Enforcement Section is responsible for protection of Alabama’s wildlife and fisheries resources. Conservation Enforcement Officers have an exciting and rewarding outdoor job that demands strength, character, and a high degree of self motivation. Officers are generally assigned at a rate of two per county. District III includes Bibb, Chilton, Dallas, Greene, Hale, Jefferson, Marengo, Perry, Pickens, Shelby, Sumter and Tuscaloosa counties. Anyone needing assistance or wanting to report violations in progress can contact the District III office at 205-339-5716

The Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources promotes wise stewardship, management and enjoyment of Alabama’s natural resources through five divisions: Marine Police, Marine Resources, State Parks, State Lands, and Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries.