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New York State has about 300 Environmental Conservation Officers and Investigators patrolling an average of over 400 square miles each. With such large patrol areas, the assistance of the public is essential to the effective enforcement of Environmental Conservation Law. If you observe someone violating Environmental Conservation Law, or see the results of a violation, REPORT IT! Poachers and polluters are thieves, stealing from you, our fellow anglers and future generations. Those who pollute our air or water, destroy our environment, or ignore fish and wildlife laws are criminals.

How to contact an Environmental Conservation Officer

Call 1-877-457-5680. You will have a choice of being connected to a dispatcher or leaving a voice mail message. To give confidential information concerning significant illegal activities, you may also call 1-800-TIPP-DEC to speak to a dispatcher.

How to report a violation

If you observe someone violating Environmental Conservation Law or see the results of a violation, follow these procedures to report it:

  • When a violation is observed, keep a distance from the violator.
    Do not approach or attempt to confront the suspects. They may be dangerous, could destroy evidence, or simply evade officers if forewarned.
  • Write everything down.
    Make notes on what the violators are doing. How many people are involved? What exactly have you observed?
  • What did they look like?
    Determine and record identifying features such as age, sex, height, weight, hair color and any other marks that would aid in identifying the person(s).
  • How were they dressed?
    Note the type and color of the suspects hat, coat, pants and shoes or boots.
  • What kind of vehicle was involved?
    Jot down license numbers, color, make, model, year and any other distinguishing characteristics to help authorities track down the violator.

Albany

ECO L. Billotto (518) 505-4029

ECO K. Bush (518) 813-6805

ECO K. Swan (518) 869-5237

SECO T. Caifa (518) 357-2047

Allegany

ECO K. Basile (585) 403-2447

ECO R. Calanni (585) 403-2437

ECO M. Wojtkowiak (607) 339-3591

SECO D. Pleakis (716) 851-7050

Bronx

ECO M. Clemens (718) 829-2827

ECO E. Dowling (845) 623-3767

ECO N. Favreau (646) 294-7170

ECO J. Woodin (646) 542-4299

SECO J. Verhague (718) 482-4885

Broome

ECO J. Blincoe (607) 621-8537

ECO A. Mccormick (607) 621-3464

ECO E. Templeton (607) 621-3255

SECO T. Lutz (315) 426-7431

Cattaraugus

ECO T. Hansen (716) 997-9795

ECO R. Nosal (716) 532-0461

ECO N. Verhague (716) 771-8266

SECO D. Pleakis (716) 851-7050

Cayuga

ECO M. Colesante (315) 567-1835

ECO C. Nielsen (315) 253-7689

ECO S. Sincebaugh (315) 253-8534

SECO D. Mcshane (315) 426-7431

Chautauqua

ECO K. Budniewski (716) 401-1163

ECO C. Freeman (716) 490-3947

ECO D. Gowan (716) 965-2779

ECO J. Kinney (716) 401-1187

SECO F. Lauricella (716) 851-7050

Chemung

ECO T. Dragotta (607) 331-7458

ECO S. Farrand (607) 331-7549

SECO P. Barton (585) 226-6866

Chenango

ECO B. Armstrong (607) 895-6515

SECO K. Warner (315) 426-7431

Clinton

ECO D. Malone (518) 643-8172

ECO L. Taylor (518) 643-0475

SECO D. Darrah (518) 897-1326

Columbia

ECO P. Brinkerhoff (518) 505-4157

ECO J. Cox (518) 794-8935

SECO J. Hays (518) 357-2047

Cortland

ECO T. Fernandes (607) 836-6595

SECO K. Warner (315) 426-7431

Delaware

ECO V. Bauer (845) 586-3079

ECO N. Doig (607) 267-5452

ECO G. Wilber Iii (607) 267-5479

SECO K. Beiter (518) 357-2047

Dutchess

ECO R. Hodor Jr. (845) 483-9672

ECO D. Read Iii (845) 240-6758

ECO B. Whalen (914) 589-5759

SECO D. Clayton (845) 256-3013

Erie

ECO D. Dougherty (716) 316-5607

ECO C. Gill (716) 908-5051

ECO C. Lohr (716) 549-0542

ECO S. Marshall (716) 537-2464

ECO M. Mazurkiewicz (716) 537-2533

ECO R. Peinkofer (716) 704-0887

ECO M. S. Phelps (716) 250-8213

ECO A. C. Wilson (716) 675-1095

SECO F. Lauricella (716) 851-7050

SECO Vacant (716) 851-7050

Essex

ECO J. Blades (518) 335-5201

ECO J. Cole (518) 335-5801

ECO M. Lacroix (518) 335-5422

ECO M. C. Phelps (518) 418-9946

SECO D. Darrah (518) 897-1326

Franklin

ECO J. Cranker (518) 708-1220

ECO J. Hovey (518) 637-5694

ECO K. Riggs (518) 335-3558

ECO J. Sibbert (518) 497-0900

SECO D. Darrah (518) 897-1326

Fulton

ECO S. Manns (518) 708-1168

ECO N. Mead (518) 844-7210

SECO H. Barber (518) 897-1326

Genesee

ECO R. Rauscher (585) 300-7715

SECO J. Schultz (585) 226-6866

Greene

ECO M. Arp (518) 966-5357

ECO S. Dewey (518) 653-3077

ECO A. Glorioso (518) 755-9242

SECO K. Beiter (518) 357-2047

Hamilton

ECO P. Buswell (518) 548-4137

ECO K. Kelly (315) 804-9435

ECO S. Pierce (518) 866-4723

SECO H. Barber (518) 897-1326

Herkimer

ECO J. Kerns (315) 489-3346

ECO D. Lucas (315) 823-4071

ECO R. Ritzel (315) 489-3907

ECO C. Schoonover (315) 269-6646

SECO M. Jacoby (315) 785-2231

SECO T. Richards (315) 785-2231

Jefferson

ECO S. Bartoszewski (315) 489-6984

ECO M. Garrigan (315) 493-7329

ECO M. Malone (315) 583-3568

ECO J. Murphy (315) 542-4293

ECO T. Wensley (315) 654-3597

SECO C. Handley (315) 785-2231

Kings

ECO M. Baker (718) 987-5094

ECO G. Maneeley (718) 668-0276

ECO M. Nichols (646) 542-4313

ECO J. Okonuk (914) 375-0748

ECO N. Stevens (646) 542-4312

SECO M. Lochner (718) 482-4885

Lewis

ECO F. Fuerch (315) 542-4290

ECO S. Hutton (315) 767-5232

ECO J. Murphy (315) 542-4293

ECO E. Roderick (315) 489-3269

SECO C. Handley (315) 785-2231

SECO T. Richards (315) 785-2231

Livingston

ECO B. Wade (585) 303-0065

ECO C. Ward (585) 303-0098

SECO J. Schultz (585) 226-6866

Madison

ECO H. Chase (315) 662-3412

ECO C. Childs (315) 254-0657

SECO K. Warner (315) 426-7431

Monroe

ECO E. Haag (585) 414-0611

ECO B. Hummel (585) 200-2868

ECO J. Lutz (585) 303-1506

ECO B. Shea (585) 576-5678

ECO E. Snowdon (585) 683-6758

SECO J. Schultz (585) 226-6866

Montgomery

ECO J. Deangelis (518) 346-4580

ECO C. Valenty (518) 505-4104

SECO T. Caifa (518) 357-2047

Nassau

ECO E. Dalecki (516) 204-6312

ECO D. Ferraro (516) 826-0832

ECO M. Unger (516) 328-0579

SECO Vacant (631) 444-0250

New York

ECO D. Dainack (718) 979-0696

ECO T. Machnica (845) 429-5141

ECO B. Wilson (646) 542-4297

SECO B. Rivers (718) 482-4885

Niagara

ECO J. Powers (716) 433-1432

ECO J. Rogers (716) 773-0984

ECO R. Thompson (716) 433-3369

SECO D. Pleakis (716) 851-7050

Oneida

ECO V. Fonda (315) 489-4224

ECO R. Grisolini (315) 240-6966

ECO J. Kerns (315) 489-3346

ECO S. Lakeman (315) 734-0648

ECO R. Ritzel (315) 489-3907

SECO M. Jacoby (315) 785-2231

SECO T. Richards (315) 785-2231

Onondaga

ECO R. Head (315) 673-3067

ECO P. Sherman (315) 484-9678

ECO C. Starczek (315) 445-2061

ECO S. Yacavone (315) 487-4401

SECO D. Mcshane (315) 426-7431

Ontario

ECO J. Dobies (585) 905-7669

ECO D. Malloy (585) 905-7404

ECO J. Stansfield (315) 986-9438

SECO T. Stoner (585) 226-6866

Orange

ECO M. Buckley (845) 236-7684

ECO J. Conway (845) 699-9813

ECO N. Desotelle (845) 662-5756

ECO D. Galvin (845) 638-0979

ECO A. Gordon (845) 662-5787

ECO K. Shephard (845) 784-6045

SECO M. Townley (845) 256-3013

Orleans

ECO P. Kroth (585) 682-7791

ECO G Wilson (585) 683-0773

SECO J. Schultz (585) 226-6866

Oswego

ECO W. Burnell (315) 676-5387

ECO M. Dorrett (315) 625-4129

ECO S. Dussault (315) 963-1008

ECO M. Harger (315) 383-1766

ECO A. Panipinto (315) 623-7657

SECO J. Reitmeier (315) 426-7431

Otsego

ECO T. Card (607) 267-9547

ECO M. Vencak (607) 397-1823

ECO K. Zurmuhlen (607) 267-5444

SECO T. Harrington (518) 357-2047

Putnam

ECO J. Curinga (845) 612-6099

ECO J. Davey (845) 787-7025

ECO K. Manners (845) 265-2165

ECO A. Markey (845) 424-3281

ECO B. Toth (845) 424-3073

SECO M. Filmer (845) 256-3013

Queens

ECO C. Lattimer (718) 424-3628

ECO D. Lum (718) 956-6460

ECO M. Mat (516) 536-2352

ECO S. Mathis (646) 542-4305

SECO J. Verhague (718) 482-4885

Rensselaer

ECO B. Canzeri (518) 270-5035

ECO R. Fetterman (518) 925-5549

SECO J. Hays (518) 357-2047

Richmond

ECO A. Brassard (718) 979-0610

ECO D. Thomas (646) 542-4316

SECO B. Rivers (718) 482-4885

Rockland

ECO N. Desotelle (845) 662-5756

ECO D. Galvin (845) 638-0979

ECO K. Shephard (845) 784-6045

SECO M. Townley (845) 256-3013

Saratoga

ECO R. Higgins (518) 860-8677

ECO M. Klein (518) 892-9402

ECO J. Service (518) 583-2790

ECO S. Shaw (518) 860-8675

SECO C. Ruckert (518) 897-1326

Schenectady

ECO J. Deangelis (518) 346-4580

ECO C. Valenty (518) 505-4104

SECO T. Caifa (518) 357-2047

Schoharie

ECO K. Isles (518) 295-7949

ECO M. Terrell (518) 827-7754

SECO T. Harrington (518) 357-2047

Schuyler

ECO J. Lifrieri (607) 644-3815

SECO P. Barton (585) 226-6866

Seneca

ECO S. Angotti (315) 568-5370

ECO K. Levanway (607) 339-6796

SECO T. Stoner (585) 226-6866

St. Lawrence

ECO S. Atwood (315) 262-2304

ECO T. Basford (315) 265-2757

ECO B. Canary (315) 489-3180

ECO J. Munn (315) 842-2854

ECO J. Ryan (315) 322-5106

ECO J. Schneller (315) 566-9258

ECO M. Sherry (315) 375-6684

SECO M. Revenaugh (315) 785-2231

Steuben

ECO D. Hulett (607) 331-7111

ECO E. Stull (607) 331-6468

SECO P. Barton (585) 226-6866

Suffolk

ECO L. Bobseine (631) 905-4235

ECO D. Damrath (516) 204-6623

ECO J. Eastwood (631) 874-3132

ECO T. Fay (631) 447-0959

ECO T. Gadomski (631) 477-3779

ECO K. Grady (631) 744-2507

ECO M. Krug (631) 813-0846

ECO C. Lagree (631) 205-0470

ECO A. Lawston (631) 325-8569

ECO D. Oliver (631) 205-0649

ECO M. Simmons (631) 874-2591

ECO J. Sulkey (516) 881-6548

ECO M. Unger (516) 328-0579

ECO J. Wolgast (631) 820-1521

SECO D. Bengel (631) 444-0250

SECO M. Blaising (631) 444-0250

SECO F. Carbone (631) 444-0250

Sullivan

ECO M. Bello (845) 665-5489

ECO S. Steingart (845) 439-8043

ECO R. Wood (845) 665-5637

SECO D. Lindsley (845) 256-3013

Tioga

ECO S. Winnick Iii (607) 245-9751

SECO T. Lutz (315) 426-7431

Tompkins

ECO O. Eisenberg (607) 564-9458

ECO J. Milewski Jr (607) 283-1494

SECO T. Lutz (315) 426-7431

Ulster

ECO L. Bello (845) 566-5056

ECO B. Gillis (845) 687-9350

ECO C. Stephens Jr (845) 430-8541

ECO M. Schillinger (845) 246-8002

SECO D. Clayton (845) 256-3013

SECO D. Lindsley (845) 256-3013

Warren

ECO S. Delarosa (518) 527-1101

ECO L. Gerrain (518) 925-5560

ECO G. Lapoint (518) 793-3767

SECO H. Barber (518) 897-1326

Washington

ECO T. Chase (518) 708-1217

ECO J. Dempster (518) 692-9973

ECO S. Gonyeau (518) 567-2104

SECO C. Ruckert (518) 897-1326

Wayne

ECO J. Crain (315) 489-3422

ECO W. Powell Iii (315) 986-3598

ECO T. Smith (315) 745-9371

SECO T. Stoner (585) 226-6866

Westchester

ECO J. Curinga (845) 612-6099

ECO J. Davey (845) 787-7025

ECO K. Manners (845) 265-2165

ECO A. Markey (845) 424-3281

ECO B. Toth (845) 424-3073

SECO M. Filmer (845) 256-3013

Wyoming

ECO J. Hunt (716) 628-3488

ECO R. Ward Jr (585) 919-4465

SECO D. Pleakis (716) 851-7050

Yates

ECO P. Blanton (585) 694-4077

SECO T. Stoner (585) 226-6866

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