In many jurisdictions, resource limitations mean that all aspects of investigation and courtroom process are handled by a single humane law enforcement officer. Would you be ready to handle one of these investigations? This five-part series will walk you through the five major elements of an animal control investigation, using real-life examples and conversations with sworn officers to give you multiple perspectives on handling a case, start to finish.
The five-part series, hosted by Loudoun County (VA) Animal Services’ Nina Stively, includes interactive segments on the following topics:
- Documenting the Scene
- Documenting Animal Evidence
- Talking to the Key Players
- Writing Your Report
- Testifying in Court
Join us for this engaging series, and have access to sample forms and materials and listen to tips and tricks from the pros, to help you work an animal welfare investigation, nose to tail.