Advanced Techniques for Dog Fighting Prosecutions

Advanced Techniques for Dog Fighting Prosecutions
Duration: 60 Minutes
Module 1 Resources
Recorded on: 2019-04-16
Unit 1 Slide Deck: Advanced Techniques for Dog Fighting Prosecutions
Unit 2 Recording: Advanced Techniques for Dog Fighting Prosecutions

This webinar will focus on what lessons we have learned from investigating dogfighting operations and how to apply the evidence you gather in an effective way in court.  The use of evidence like cell phone data and Facebook entries and how to get them admitted and the best way to present them to a jury and/or a bench trial.   Corroborative evidence and the use of experts will help you win your case.   We will explore some techniques you may want to consider in building and presenting your case for trial.





The National Law Enforcement Center on Animal Abuse was established by the National Sheriffs’ Association to provide law enforcement officers information on the realities of animal abuse and to promote their proactive involvement in the enforcement of animal abuse laws in their communities. Through our partners, the Center will serve as an information clearinghouse and forum for law enforcement on the growing problem of animal abuse and its link to other types of crimes, including violence against humans. The Center also promotes officer safety in officer-dog encounters through continuing education and training.




The National Animal Care & Control Association (NACA) was formed in 1978 for the express purpose of assisting its members to perform their duties in a professional manner. We believe only carefully selected and properly trained animal control personnel can correct community problems resulting from irresponsible animal ownership. NACA’s purpose is to preserve the Human/Animal Bond by insisting on responsible animal ownership.




Audience Comments:

  • “Had a lot of good information to put in for the application for a search warrant.”  — Robert
  • “I loved the in-depth step by step process on building a single case and how all the evidence flows. Fantastic” — Rachel
  • The nuances–little tips like knowing the lingo. So much good info–not all processed yet in my brain!” — Marilyn
  • “I think the entire webinar was of great value from start to finish, including the great questions at the end. Thank you !!” — Lynn
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