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Humane State Ohio law enforcement trainings

Training for law enforcment personnel, animal control officers and humane officers

We are excited to announce the launch of our Humane State Ohio Year 1 trainings! Join us for one of five upcoming free trainings for law enforcement, ACOs and humane officers. Lunch and coffee will be provided and valuable prizes will be raffled.

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Choose from one of five locations. All trainings are from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Monday, February 26: Medina/Akron
University of Akron
Medina County University Center
6300 Technology Lane
Medina, OH 44256

Tuesday, February 27: Toledo area
Owens Community College
Veterans Hall Room 209
30335 Oregon Road
Perrysburg, OH 43551

Wednesday, February 28: Columbus
Ohio State Highway Patrol
Training Academy
740 E. 17th Avenue
Columbus, OH 43211

Thursday, March 1: Athens
Athens Community Center
701 E. State Street
Athens, OH 45701

Friday, March 2: Cincinnati area
DoubleTree Suites by Hilton
Ambassador Ballroom
6300 E. Kemper Road
Sharonville, OH 45241


Attendees will learn:

  • Background on dogfighting, cockfighting, large scale breeding facilities and illegal animal abuse in Ohio
  • Differentiating between commercial breeding cases and other animal cruelty crimes
  • How animal cruelty is associated with other felony crimes
  • Investigating a cruelty or fighting complaint, from first response to filing charges
  • Interviews, warrants, and evidence collection as related to animal crimes
  • Interpreting and applying Ohio’s cruelty and fighting laws

Register today!


The Humane State Program thanks these organizations for their support:

Choose the date and location of the training you would like to attend
Choose the number of animals your organization handles annually