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NOTE: This training has been rescheduled for May. Dates and venues will be updated soon.

Free training for law enforcement, animal control officers, humane investigators, code enforcement officers and prosecutors

Topics to be covered

  • Identifying types of animal cruelty and links to other crimes
  • Understanding and identifying relevant animal cruelty laws
  • Investigating cruelty reports and addressing unique considerations
  • Warrants and evidence collection; preparing for and executing a seizure

Dates and locations


Lunch and coffee will be provided and valuable prizes will be raffled. A certificate of attendance will be provided for seven hours of training if needed for continuing education credits.

Space is limited - register today!

The Humane State program thanks the following organizations for their support:

Event Location | Newark | Trenton | Atlantic City, New Jersey

Registration Form