Hinchcliff Named 2020 Wildlife Prosecutor of the Year

Lake County Chief Deputy District Attorney Richard Hinchcliff has been named the 2020 Wildlife Prosecutor of the Year. The California Fish and Game Commission along with the California Department of Fish and Wildlife made the announcement at their June meeting last week. Commission President Pete Silva said the award acknowledges their appreciation of Hinchcliff’s many years of extraordinary work. Since September 2000, Hinchcliff has prosecuted approximately 550 wildlife and environmental cases in Lake County.