Case Study

Animal Cruelty Investigations, Starvation
October 13 – 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm (EDT) – Virtual

Presenter: Deputy Dakota Taylor-Beck, Durham County Sheriff’s Office, North Carolina, Animal Services Division

Class Objectives:
*Recognize the difference between a wildlife call and a pest control issue
*Identify five (5) different species (non-rabies vector) of native wildlife officers may come into contact with during a shift
*Identify five (5) rabies vector species listed by the North Carolina Department of Public Health
*Safety considerations when handling a rabies vector species
*Humane considerations when handling songbirds
*Safety considerations when handling a raptor


This case study is for ACO Coalition members only – members will find registration links on the ACO Coalition Member Resources page.

If you are not a member, our Animal Control Officer (ACO) Coalition offers exceptional education and resource development, as well as access to collaborate with a network of specialized professionals. The program is 100% built by ACOs to serve ACOs, their partners, and their communities. The goal is to provide animal control officers with the support, training, and resources to allow them to thrive in their career. Click here to learn more and/or join our group of ACOs for amazing support, training, and resources.


Online bookings are not available for this class.