Monmouthshire man guilty of destroying habitat containing Dormice, Slow Worm, Grass Snake, Great Crested Newts, Bats and Badgers
Monmouthshire company fined for damaging an important Great Crested Newt habitat
Two Lincolnshire men sentenced under new hare coursing legislation
Hoard of suspected poached deer skulls and fox tails uncovered after drugs raid in Nottinghamshire
National first as Essex poachers banned from owning dogs
Four men sentenced following hare coursing incidents in Stirling and the Borders
Fine for angler who gave false name to NRW enforcement officer
Blaenau Gwent man prosecuted for encouraging dog to enter a live badger sett
Carlisle man bludgeoned badger with shovel then tossed it to dogs
Warwickshire Hunt hit with notice from police amid concerns about 'dangers' on roads
Gloucestershire man fined after messages showed him bragging and admitting to the illegal hunting of foxes
Two Gwent fishermen caught and in court for illegal netting
Bird of prey poisoned, Horncastle, Lincolnshire
Dorset hunt master found guilty and fined £6,800
Fines for two men caught digging at active badger sett on Wrexham farm
Norfolk Gamekeeper admits killing birds of prey
Cwmbran man fined for fishing without a rod licence or permission to fish
Essex angler fined £240 after illegally fishing on the River Stour.
North Wales man posed with ‘severely injured’ dogs after using them for badger baiting
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.