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Farmed Animal Cruelty Prosecution Guides

A Resource for Prosecutors and Other Law Enforcement Officials

The goal of these guides is to assist prosecutors and law enforcement agents at all levels of government with the various stages—from crime scene to courtroom—of animal cruelty cases involving farmed animals.

In an effort to support prosecutors in holding offenders accountable for cruel conduct, these guides explains which laws apply to farmed animals, and how to apply them when building a successful criminal cruelty case.

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The 2020 California Farmed Animal Cruelty Prosecution Guide is designed for prosecutors in California, and is password protected. To request the password, please contact action1@aldf.org.

The 2021 Colorado Farmed Animal Cruelty Prosecution Guide is designed for prosecutors in California, and is password protected. To request the password, please contact action1@aldf.org.

The 2019 Florida Farmed Animal Cruelty Prosecution Guide is designed for prosecutors in Florida, and is password protected. To request the password, please contact action1@aldf.org.

The 2019 Illinois Farmed Animal Cruelty Prosecution Guide is designed for prosecutors in Illinois, and is password protected. To request the password, please contact action1@aldf.org.

The 2020 Iowa Farmed Animal Cruelty Prosecution Guide is designed for prosecutors in Iowa, and is password protected. To request the password, please contact action1@aldf.org.

The 2019 Kentucky Farmed Animal Cruelty Prosecution Guide is designed for prosecutors in Kentucky, and is password protected. To request the password, please contact action1@aldf.org.

The 2021 New York Farmed Animal Cruelty Prosecution Guide is designed for prosecutors in New York, and is password protected. To request the password, please contact action1@aldf.org.

The 2021 Oklahoma Farmed Animal Cruelty Prosecution Guide is designed for prosecutors in Oklahoma, and is password protected. To request the password, please contact action1@aldf.org.

The 2020 Oregon Farmed Animal Cruelty Prosecution Guide is designed for prosecutors in Oregon, and is password protected. To request the password, please contact action1@aldf.org.

The 2020 Pennsylvania Farmed Animal Cruelty Prosecution Guide is designed for prosecutors in Pennsylvania, and is password protected. To request the password, please contact action1@aldf.org.

The 2021 Texas Farmed Animal Cruelty Prosecution Guide is designed for prosecutors in Texas, and is password protected. To request the password, please contact action1@aldf.org.

The 2020 Virginia Farmed Animal Cruelty Prosecution Guide is designed for prosecutors in Virginia, and is password protected. To request the password, please contact action1@aldf.org.

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