Law Enforcement Resources
Law Enforcement Training Opportunities

HCPH Veterinary Public Health provides several educational opportunities for Harris County law enforcement personnel. For more information contact the VPH Humane Trainer Liaison at (713) 418-1840 or by email.

Animal Law 101
Animal Law 101 is offered through the Harris County Sheriff’s Academy on a quarterly basis. This day long class touches on the basis of animal law in Harris County. Contact the Harris County Sheriff’s Academy for the next scheduled program - (713) 274-4900 

Roll Call Trainings
On-site roll call trainings are available at no cost to law enforcement agencies in Harris County. All of our trainings are TCOLE approved and we bring them to your location. Each training is one hour in length and designed to fit into a traditional roll call time slot. Or, you can request several topics together for a 1/2 day or full day of training.
  
Roll Call Topics Available and The Laws/Regulations Covered

Introduction to Animal Law
Laws/Regulations Covered

Harris County Animal Regulations

Animal Cruelty
Laws/Regulations Covered

Dangerous Dogs/Dog Bites

Laws/Regulations Covered

Dog/Cock Fighting

Laws/Regulations Covered

Roadside Vendors/Dog Behavior

Laws/Regulations Covered

Law Enforcement Response to Aggressive Animal Attacks

Laws/Regulations Covered

Law Enforcement Response to Rabies (Bats)

Laws/Regulations Covered

Law Enforcement Response to Reptiles (Snakes)

Laws/Regulations Covered

Law Enforcement Response to Dangerous Wild Animals

Laws/Regulations Covered

Law Enforcement Response to Livestock

Laws/Regulations Covered

Legal Update (2011) Animal Law

Law Enforcement Response to Zoonotic Diseases as Weapons of Mass Destruction

Laws/Regulations Covered

Law Enforcement Response to Texas Nuisance Wildlife
Laws/Regulations Covered

Law Enforcement Response to The Link—Animal Abuse & Domestic Violence

Laws/Regulations Covered