Dogfighting Toolkit for Law Enforcement

Published: January 12th, 2012

Category: News

DOJ COPS Dogfighting Flyer

The US Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing, in partnership with the ASPCA has produced a toolkit for law enfrocement to provide the necessary tools and training to recognize the violent crime of dogfighting, collect evidence, handle animals involved, partner with prosecutors for prosecution, and build animal task forces within the communities they serve. This toolkit also provides information on aspects of this crime such as the frequency of association with other illicit activity such as illegal gambling, drugs, illegal weapons possession, parole and probation violations, and child endangerment.  This toolkit is provided free of charge to law enforcement and other approved agencies.  Visit the DOJ – COPS Resource Information Center for ordering information.