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Animal Fighting and Cruelty Course

Event Date(s)

Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 8:00am - Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 5:30pm


Illegal Animal Fighting and Cruelty investigations for law enforcement, animal/humane and code enforcement officers

Hosted by: Miami Police Training Center and the Humane Society of the United States

Tuition: FREE
Course Content:

  • Background on dogfighting, cockfighting, and illegal animal abuse
  • How dogfighting and cockfighting are associated with other felony crimes
  • Investigating a cruelty or fighting complaint; from first response to filing charges
  • Recognizing evidence or dogfighting, cockfighting, and illegal cruelty
  • Interviews, warrants, and evidence collection as related to animal crimes
  • Knowing, interpreting, and applying cruelty and fighting laws

Facilitators (Humane Society of the United States):

  • Adam Parascandola, Director, Animal Cruelty Response
  • Janette Reever, Deputy Manager, Animal Fighting Response

Registration:  Download flyer to return (pdf)
Contact: EMail Rebecca Pickens or call:  615-887-6417

Location: Miami Police College Auditorium, 350 N.W. 2nd Avenue, Miami, FL 33128

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