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Humane Kansas veterinary forensics training for law enforcement

Free forensics, crime scene and investigations training for animal crimes


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We are excited to announce FREE forensics, crime scene and investigations training for animal crimes! Join us for this day-long training for law enforcement, the veterinary community, animal control officers, prosecutors and others who work with animal cruelty investigations.

Earn continuing education credits - ask your department head to approve for KSCPOST credit! This workshop has been pre-approved by the Association for Animal Welfare Advancement for 7 Certified Animal Welfare Administrator continuing education credits.

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The Humane Society Veterinary Medical Association is a national professional veterinary association with a focus on animal health and welfare. HSVMA offers opportunities for veterinary professionals to engage in advocacy, education and direct care opportunities to aid animals in need. Membership is open to veterinarians, veterinary technicians and veterinary students. Join online on the HSVMA website and use discount code “HSVMAVET” for a complimentary one-year membership.

Date and Time

Friday, April 26, 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Complimentary lunch provided!


Monticello Library
Community Meeting Room
22435 W. 66th St
Shawnee, KS 66226

Topics to be presented

Investigating Animal Cruelty and the Use of Veterinary Forensics

  • The Link between animal cruelty and other violent crime
  • Investigating animal crimes
  • Crime Scene Analysis
  • Evidence Recognition - Animal vs. Human cases
  • Blood stain pattern analysis
  • Forensic entomology
  • Forensic botany
  • Trace evidence
  • Key steps for the investigator

Preparing for Court & Testifying on Animal Crimes

  • Effectively communicating crime scene specifics
  • Presenting evidence
  • Navigating defense cross-examination

Space is limited - register today!