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Basic Animal Law Enforcement Academy Fall 2020

Start Date:
Monday, October 12, 2020
End Date:
Friday, October 23, 2020

The 2020 Basic Animal Law Enforcement Academy will take place Monday, October 12 - Friday, October 23. Tuition is $400. Registration closes Wednesday, October 7, 2020. Please Note: There will be a $75 fee applied to any cancellations.

Please be aware this will be a virtual academy through Zoom.

The Basic Animal Law Enforcement Academy is intended to provide training in California humane laws and appropriate animal care. This course can satisfy the requirements mandated by section 14502 of the California Corporations Code for appointment and reappointment as a humane officer (the final decision as to whether a course satisfies the training requirements rests with the superior court charged with confirming appointment or reappointment).

Eighty hours of instruction will be provided to attendees. All 80 hours must be completed in order to receive a completion certificate.

Instruction Includes:

California Animal Law

  • Introduction to cruelty.
  • Abuse and neglect laws.
  • Elements of a crime.
  • Investigating a crime.
  • Investigation procedures.
  • Search and seizure laws.
  • Laws of arrest.
  • Interviewing and interrogation techniques.
  • Courtroom demeanor and testimony.
  • Rules of evidence (chain of custody).
  • Report writing.
  • Civil and criminal liability.
  • Child and elder abuse.

  • Blood Sport Investigation
  • Equine Investigation
  • Post Mortems
  • Hoarding
  • Small Animal Care
  • Avians/Exotics
  • Snakes
  • Officer Safety
  • Mental Health/Compassion Fatigue
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

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