Formed in 1938, Idaho Fish and Game protects and preserves wild life heritage. Located in Jerome, Idaho, the department operates through administration, fisheries, wildlife, law enforcement, communications, information systems and engineering divisions. Each bureau is responsible for direction and consistency for programs implemented in the eight-regional zones. The department also establishes regulations and other needed controls on fishing, hunting, trapping and management of wildlife in line with the state's wildlife policy. Its 104 conservation officers protect fish and wildlife resources.