DNR Hunter Lawn January 2021Indiana Conservation Officer Hunter Law has been selected as the 2020 District 1 Indiana Conservation Officer of the Year.

Law is assigned Wabash County and has served as a conservation officer for four years.

A graduate of Southwood High School, he also graduated from Vincennes University with a degree in Conservation Law Enforcement. 

District 1 includes the counties of Wabash, Miami, Fulton, Marshall, St. Joseph, Elkhart, and Kosciusko.

The district award puts Law in the running for the Pitzer Award, which is presented to the top overall Conservation Officer in Indiana and is selected from the 10 district award winners.

The Pitzer Award is named after Indiana Conservation Officer James D. Pitzer, who was fatally shot while investigating illegal hunting activity on January 2, 1961 in Jay County.