Testifying about animal cruelty cases present a unique set of challenges for law enforcement officers. Approaching these cases from both the perspective of the prosecutor and the officer, this workshop will review preparing for trials involving animal victims. Specifically, this seminar will discuss how to effectively work with witnesses, special considerations for cases related to intimate partner violence, utilizing experts, and effectively navigating cross-examination.
Other Webinars with HSUS:
- March 18: Reuniting & Renesting Orphaned Wildlife
- May 18: Animal Cruelty Investigations and the Fourth Amendment
- June 8: Helping Wild Animals in Distress
- Aug 3: Did They Actually Live Happily Ever After? Debunking Translocation Myths
- Oct 28: Solving Problems with Cougars and Bears
- Nov 11: Preparing for Court: Tips for Effective Testimony about Animal Crimes (this webinar)
- Feb 24: Pets and Evictions: Keeping Families Intact in a Crisis
- April 13: Handling “Nuisance” Wildlife Calls
- Aug 4: Resolving Roosting Bird Conflicts
- Oct 6: Responding to Calls and Concerns about Bats
This webinar has been certified by the National Animal Care & Control Association and is approved for 1 Continuing Education Unit. Please refer to your NACA membership portal for current CEU submission process. Current NACA Members who attend the live presentation or watch the recording will be able to download a jointly issued attendance certificate that includes the National Animal Care & Control Association logo. Visit the NACA training page for a complete list of future trainings.
Founded in 1954, the Humane Society of the United States and its affiliates around the globe fight the big fights to end suffering for all animals. Together with millions of supporters, the HSUS takes on puppy mills, factory farms, trophy hunts, animal testing and other cruel industries, and together with its affiliates, rescues and provides direct care for over 100,000 animals every year. The HSUS works on reforming corporate policy, improving and enforcing laws and elevating public awareness on animal issues.