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VACTF Manual - Chapter 1: Be Perpared Ahead of Time

Overview

There are several elements critical to the success of your animal cruelty investigation. They include:

  1. Local Resources
  2. State's Attorney's Office
  3. Expert Witnesses
  4. Photographic Evidence
  5. Key Concepts: Exigent Circumstance and Plain View Doctrine
  6. Search Warrant Procedure

If you become familiar with these elements before you receive an animal-related complaint, your chances of presenting a good case will be enhanced.

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