The 28th Annual Wildlife Crime Enforcers Conference took place between Friday 25th and Sunday 27th November 2016.
The annual conference is where law enforcers, statutory agencies and NGOs gather to hear the latest views, approaches, successes and challenges of combating wildlife crime in the UK.
WWF and the Partnership for Action against Wildlife Crime (PAW) awards at the 28th conference were given to:
DC Sarah Bailey from the Met Police won Wildlife Crime Officer of the year.
Tim Luffman from UK Border Force won the Wildlife Crime Operation of the year.
Officers from Devon & Cornwall Police, Avon & Somerset Police and Trading Standards were runners up in the Wildlife Crime Operation of the year.
Peter Karner from Natural England won a Lifetime Achievement award.
PC Gareth Jones received a PAW certificate of merit.