Animal Cruelty Investigations Course
Topics to be discussed:
Online Investigations- This class will lead officers through investigative steps for online and social media investigations. It will discuss common online tools that can be used by investigators to support case work.
Puppy Mill/Animal Hoarding- This will be an awareness level training that gives officers vital information about neglect in puppy mills and hoarding situations. It will incorporate key identifiers investigators can use to build probable cause in animal charges.
Crime Scene Documentation/Animals as Evidence-
This block will focus on identifying evidence and collection of evidence in animal cruelty cases. It will cover considerations officers will encounter as they look to process animals and supporting evidence on a crime scene.