Reducing Recidivism: Creating a Responsible Pet Ownership Program

Reducing Recidivism: Creating a Responsible Pet Ownership Program
Duration: 60 Minutes
Module 1 Resources
Recorded on: 2019-07-25
Unit 1 Slide Deck: Creating a Responsible Pet Ownership Program
Unit 2 Recording: Reducing Recidivism: Creating a Responsible Pet Ownership Program

Far too often, animal control and humane law enforcement officers deal with the same pet owners time and time again. Are your citations being overlooked by the prosecutors or courts due to higher priority cases?  Learn from two agencies regarding their creation of Responsible Pet Ownership courses and how they educate the pet owners while at the same time relieving the prosecutors and courts of having to handle the cases.  How much money can you save the courts and how much money you can bring in will also be discussed.


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Audience Comments:

  • “This has been on my ‘to do’ list for a long time – I am super excited to use the examples to form our own RPO program in our community!” — Amy
  • “Just being introduced to the concept of a diversion program for animal-related offenders was valuable! As the prosecutor in my jurisdiction who handles all animal-related cases, having such a program (even if only in our largest, most urban town within the jurisdiction) would be great. Thank you.” — Bonnie
  • “Wonderful! This program should be implemented into every judicial system in the country.” — Marchelle
  • “My first JCH webinar–this was outstanding. Will be working to influence adoption of a similar practice in my county.” — Paula


** This webinar has been certified by the National Animal Care and Control Association and may be eligible for Continuing Education Units. Please consult your local certification processes for additional details. Current NACA Members who attend will be able to download a jointly issued attendance certificate that includes the National Animal Care & Control Association logo.
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