Date: Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Location: Burbank Police Department, 200 N. 3rd Street, Burbank, CA 91502
Time: 0800- Registration and Continental Breakfast / 0830-1700 Seminar
Price: $50 for members and $75 for non-members
Street parking will be available on Palm Street between Glenoaks Blvd and Third Street and in the upper lot at the rear of the police station in stalls not marked “reserved.” Please check in, with identification, at the front desk.
Animals are arguably the most defenseless of all victims. This training will cover the many aspects of animal cruelty from identification of crimes to developing and prosecuting cases. Crimes ranging from physical abuse, hoarding, and blood sports will be examined in-depth. First responders, detectives and anyone interested in forming partnerships and identifying available resources for the protection of animals should attend this training.
The instructors are:
*Madeline Bernstein- President, Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Los Angeles
*Dr. Amy M. Raines, DVM, MS- County of Los Angeles, Department of Animal Control
*Detective III Al Erkelens and Detective II Molly Beall- Los Angeles Police Department, Detective Support and Vice Division, Animal Cruelty Task Force
*Deborah Knaan – Executive Director, Benchmark Animal Rehabilitative Curriculum (BARC)
*Kimberly Abourezk – Deputy District Attorney, Animal Cruelty Case Coordinator, LA County DA’s Office
*Harold Holmes – Executive Assistant, Los Angeles County Animal Care and Control
*Detective Robert Ferrell – Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, CPB Antelope Valley/Palmdale Area
*Sergeant Rachel Montez-Kemp – Los Angeles County Animal Care and Control, Major Case Unit