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Humane Law Enforcement Academy Fall 2021

Start Date:
Monday, October 18, 2021
End Date:
Friday, October 29, 2021
Location:
Virtual

The 2021 Humane Law Enforcement Academy will take place Monday, October 18 - Friday, October 29, 2021. Tuition is $400. Registration closes Friday, October 8, 2021. Please Note: There will be a $75 fee applied to any cancellations.

Please be aware this will be a virtual academy through the Microsoft Teams App.

The Humane Law Enforcement Academy is intended to provide training in California Animal laws and 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 Laws.
  • Investigating Animal Cruelty.
  • Search and Seizure Laws.
  • Laws of Arrest.
  • Interview and Interrogation Techniques.
  • Courtroom Demeanor and Testimony.
  • Rules of Evidence (Chain of Custody).
  • Report Writing.
  • Civil and Criminal Liability.
  • Child and Elder Abuse.
  • Domestic Violence.
  • Blood Sports Investigations.
  • Equine Investigations.
  • Post Mortems.
  • Hoarding.
  • Small and Large Animal Care and Handling.
  • Avians/Exotics Care and Handling.
  • Officer Safety.
  • Mental Health/Compassion Fatigue.
  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.