Nuts and Bolts: Search Warrants in Animal Cruelty Investigations
Originally Broadcast: April 29, 2011
The Association of Prosecuting Attorneys invites you to join our first webinar on search warrants, as part of our "Final Fridays" webinar series. This 1-hour training will cover basic issues relating to search warrants and other preliminary legal issues in animal cruelty investigations. Presenting will be Raj Prasad from Wayne County Prosecutor's Office and Scott Heiser from the Animal Legal Defense Fund.
Prosecuting Cockfighting Cases
Originally Broadcast: June 24, 2011
This installment of the Association of Prosecuting Attorney's Final Fridays webinar series will focus on prosecuting cockfighting cases. The one-hour training will introduce attendees to how a cockfighting case is put together, including how to recognize cockfights and cockfighting activity, search warrants, types of evidence related to cockfighting cases, documenting evidence and utilizing veterinarians as well as how to educate the judiciary, sentencing issues and dealing with the media. Don Cocek from the Los Angeles City Attorney's Office, who has extensive experience prosecuting animal cruelty, neglect and fighting cases, will be presenting.
Veterinary Forensics in an Animal Cruelty Case
Originally Broadcast: July 29, 2011
The July installment of APA's Final Fridays webinar series featured a presentation on veterinary forensic issues in animal cruelty cases. This training will cover how to work with veterinarians in animal cruelty cases, including how to educate them on recognizing and questioning pet owners about cruelty and how to provide police and prosecutors with the accompanying forensic documentation. Attendees will also learn the veterinary medicine that forms the basis of a cruelty charge and how to present that information to a judge and jury. Carol Moran, Deputy District Attorney with the Animal Crimes Enforcement Unit, Kings County District Attorney's Office and Dana Miller, Vice-President of Anti-Cruelty Initiatives for the Spartanburg Humane Society will be presenting.
How to Prosecute A Dogfighting Case
Originally Broadcast: September 30, 2011
Please join us for the final animal fighting and cruelty webinar in APA's 2011 Final Fridays Webinar Series on September 30th, 2011. This month's webinar will cover the topic of dogfighting presented by Michelle Welch, Assistant Attorney General with the Virginia Attorney General's Office. Attendees will learn how a dogfighting case comes together, including warrant and search issues, how to present the case to a jury and dealing with the judiciary and media.Return to Animal Cruelty Related Webinar page.