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Ocean County Departments only. You must submit your paperwork to the NJ Police Training Commission in order to attend this training!

In order to hold the position of Humane Law Enforcement Officer all police officers and county investigators must be certified by the Police Training Commission. This 3-day training course meets the waiver requirements established by the NJ Police Training Commission for Police Officers and County Investigators who have been appointed as County or Municipal Humane Law Enforcement Officers.

This course will cover the following topics:

Role and Responsibility of a HLEO, ACO, Agriculture, Wildlife and Health
Cults and Animal Cruelty
Blood Sports -Dog and Cock Fighting Including RICO Prosecutions
Animal Cruelty Statutes N.J.S.A.Title 4
Civil Matters
Animal Cruelty Investigations
Observation and Perception
Identifying, Collecting and Preserving Evidence
Rules of Evidence
Search of Buildings and Grounds
Veterinarian and Other Reports
Voluntary Surrender of Animals
Animal Hoarding
Animal Behavior and Traits Including Why Animals Lash Out
Common Equipment
Certified Pet First Aid