San Diego Humane Society

Basic Animal Law Enforcement Academy Fall 2018

Start Date:
Monday, October 15, 2018
End Date:
Friday, October 26, 2018
5500 Gaines Street
San Diego, CA 92110
United States


The 2018 Basic Animal Law Enforcement Academy will take place Monday, October 15 - Friday, October 26. Tuition is $400. Registration closes Monday, October 1, 2018.  

Registration for the Humane Law Academy is limited and will be capped at 25 participants.

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 (Miranda warnings).
  • Courtroom demeanor and testimony.
  • Rules of evidence (chain of custody).
  • Report writing.
  • Civil and criminal liability.
  • Child and elder abuse.

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