Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Animal Cruelty- Resources for Prosecutors and Attorneys General

The dog fighting scandal that has surrounded Michael Vick of late has brought the specter of animal cruelty regulation into the forefront of many prosecutors and law enforcement officers in the country.

The Humane Society of the United States has put together a resource for those faced with prosecuting the crime of Animal Cruelty.


On the resource page you can find

  • Training Opportunities
  • Help with Cruelty Cases
  • Publications
  • Guides and Manuals for Investigating and Prosecuting Animal Cruelty
  • Other Legal Resources
  • Recent Victories in Court

The Michigan State University College of Law also has a website dedicated to legals resources and historical information dedicated to animals and animal cruelty.


In Oklahoma, Title 21 Chapter 67 covers Animal Cruelty.