Law Enforcement Division

The Mission of the Law Enforcement Division is to protect California's natural resources and provide public safety through effective and responsive law enforcement.

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Law Enforcement Division
P.O. Box 944209
Sacramento CA 94244
(916) 653-4094


Nathaniel Arnold - Acting Chief of Enforcement
Christy Wurster  - Acting Deputy Chief of Enforcement

  • Administrative Operations
    • Alexandra Davis, Administrative Officer, Supervisor
    • Jacqueline Coleman, Administrative Supervisor
    • Megan Ellis, Administrative Supervisor
  • Administration Unit - Robert Pelzman, Assistant Chief
    • Academy/Training
      • Nate Stebbins, Captain
    • Professional Standards Unit, Investigative and Administrative Services
      • Vacant, Captain
    • Recruitment/Hiring/Backgrounds
      • Perry Schultz, Captain
    • Wellness/Risk/Policy
      • Rebecca Hartman, Captain
  • Technology/Education - Joshua Nicholas, Assistant Chief
    • Public Information,
      • Patrick Foy, Captain
    • Hunter Education
    • Mutual Aid/Cal OES
      • Vacant, Captain
    • CalTip, Telecom, Equipment, RMS
      • Darren Walther, Captain
  • Office of Spill Prevention and Response (OSPR), Homeland Security - Paul Hamilton, Assistant Chief
  • Marine Enforcement District (MED) - Eric Kord, Assistant Chief
  • Special Operations - Jennifer Ikemoto, Assistant Chief
    • Delta Bay Enhanced Enforcement Program (DBEEP), Special Operations Unit (SOU), K-9 Program
      • Stephen Johnson, Operations Captain
      • Nathan Smith,  Operations Captain
    • Air Services Unit
      • Gavin Woelfel, Senior Warden Pilot
  • Cannabis Enforcement Program - Frank Imbrie, Assistant Chief
    • Various officers through California
      • Douglas Willson, Captain
      • Tyson Quintal, Captain
      • Andrew Halverson, Captain

Enforcement Districts

CDFW Enforcement District MapNorthern Enforcement District Central Enforcement District Southern Enforcement District

Northern District

Northern District Offices

Assistant Chief Erica Manes

Violations in progress call (888) 334-2258

Enforcement Contact: Redding Office Lieutenant Specialist Cody Gamble, Rancho Cordova Office Lieutenant Specialist Mitchell Goode 

For Del Norte, Humboldt, Mendocino, Modoc, Shasta, Siskiyou, Tehama, Trinity counties:
601 Locust Street, Redding, CA 96001
Public Information: (530) 225-2300
Fax: (530) 225-2381
Regulation Questions-Redding (530) 225-2316
Wildlife/Depredation-Redding (530) 225-2283

For Alpine, Amador, Butte, Colusa, El Dorado, Glenn, Lake, Lassen, Nevada, Placer, Plumas, Sierra, Sacramento, Sutter, Yolo, and Yuba counties:
1701 Nimbus Road, Rancho Cordova, CA. 95670
Public Information (916) 358-2900
Fax (916) 358-2912
Regulation Questions-Rancho Cordova (916) 358-2900

Northern District Boundaries

Northern District Map

Central District

Central District Office

Assistant Chief Bart Bundesen

Enforcement Contact:
Email Central Enforcement
Report a violation: (888) 334-2258 or Text 847411 and CALTIP followed by your message

For Calaveras, Fresno, Kern, Kings, Madera, Mariposa, Merced, Monterey, San Luis Obispo, Stanislaus, Tulare, and Tuolumne counties:
1234 E. Shaw Avenue, Fresno, CA 93710
Public Information: (559) 243-4005

For Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, Napa, San Benito, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Mateo, Santa Clara, Santa Cruz, Solano, and Sonoma counties:
2825 Cordelia Road, Suite 100, Fairfield, CA 94534
Public Information: (707) 428-2002

Central District Boundaries

Central District Map

Southern District

Southern District Offices

Assistant Chief George Struble

Enforcement Contact: Regulations and General Information (562) 598-1032

For Imperial, Inyo, Los Angeles, Mono, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, Santa Barbara, San Diego, and Ventura counties:

3030 Old Ranch Pkwy, Seal Beach, CA 90740
Public Information (562) 598-1032
Fax (562) 493-7588

3883 Ruffin Road, San Diego, CA 92123
Public Information (858) 467-4201
Fax (858) 467-4299

Southern District Boundaries

Southern District Map