Illegal Animal Fighting

  • 07 Mar 2011
  • 9:00 AM
  • Vermont Police Academy, 317 Academy Road, Pittsford, VT

Whether it’s an impromptu fight on inner-city streets or a well-planned tournament at a discreet rural venue, illegal animal fighting is everywhere. And in recent years, it has reached epidemic proportions. The Humane Society of the United States estimates that there are more than 40,000 people involved just in organized dogfighting and 100,000 informal street dogfighters in the United States.

Key Topics:

  • Animal Fighting Paraphernalia
  • Investigations, Warrants, and Evidence Collection
  • Knowing, Interpreting, and Applying the Law
  • Disposition of Confiscated Animals
  • Internet Investigation of Animal Fighting
  • Recognizing Street Fighting
  • Animal Fighting's Connections to Other Felony Crimes

This training has been created by the Humane Society of the United States which brings in nationally recognized police officers/instructors on the subject of illegal animal fighting.

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