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 B Topics May Include
Ritualistic Animal Crimes
Animal Cruelty Forensic Photography
Livestock Identification & Behavior
Tense Argument & Confrontation Tactics
Animal Cruelty Crime Scene Processing & Evidence Handling
Body Condition Scoring
Sworn Testimony (practical)
Case and Trial Preparation
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.