Certified Animal Control and Cruelty Investigation Training
The National Animal Control & Humane Officer Academy (NACHO) provides law enforcement and animal welfare/animal control personnel with training that equips them with the tools needed, not only for duties in animal control, but also animal cruelty investigations.
Module A Topics May Include
The Professional & Ethical Officer
Animal Capture Techniques
Basic Companion Animal Identification
Interviewing & Behavior Analysis
Search & Seizure, w/ Juveniles & Liability
Investigative Report Writing
Biosecurity & Zoonotic Diseases
Veterinary Evaluations & Injury Assessment
Situational Awareness & Stress Management
Companion Animal Behavior
Upon completion of Modules A, B, and C participants will be dual certified as a NACA Certified Animal Control Officer and a Code 3 Associates Certified Cruelty Investigator. The NACA certification requires successful completion of only Modules A and B. This academy is taught in partnership with Colorado State University for certification, upon successful completion, students will receive a certificate and are eligible to apply for continuing education credits from Colorado State University. Veterinary professionals may apply to receive CEUs from Colorado State University Veterinary Teaching Hospital.