One of NACLEC's Guiding Principles is educating the public about what conservation officers do and how the work of officers adds value to the quality of life of everyone.
A recent ride along by a writer in Rhode Island is a great example of the guiding principle in action. You can read the story he wrote at the link below.
"To better understand to scope of their work, 12 year veteran Environmental Police Officer Michael Schipritt agreed to share his truck with me for a Saturday night shift.........
Read about the ride along here