The Italian Forest Police

The Forest Police versus Bird Trappers

Italy’s secret weapon against poaching

Italy has 2,000 forest police officers (© Corpo Forestale dello Stato)Italy has 2,000 forest police officers (© Corpo Forestale dello Stato)The Corpo Forestale dello Stato, the Italian State Forest Police, is the largest and most committed environmental police force in Europe. More than 20,000 forest police officers are based in more than 1,000 barracks throughout Italy.