In order to hold the position of Humane Law Enforcement Officer all police officers and county investigators must be certified by the Police Training Commission. This four day training program meets the waiver requirements established by the Police Training Commission for Police Officers and County Investigators who have been appointed as County or Municipal Humane Law Enforcement Officers.
This course content covers the following topics:
Role and Responsibility of a HLEO, ACO, and the Departments of Agriculture, Wildlife and Health, Cults and Animal Cruelty, Blood Sports -Dog and Cock Fighting including RICO Prosecutions, Animal Cruelty Statutes N.J.S.A.Title 4, Civil Matters, Animal Cruelty Investigations, Observation and Perception, Identifying, Collecting and Preserving Evidence, Rules of Evidence, Search of Buildings and Grounds, Veterinarian and Other Reports, Voluntary Surrender of Animals, Animal Hoarding, Animal Behavior and Traits Including Why Animals Lash Out, Common Equipment and Pet First Aid.
The 4-day PTC Certified Humane Law Enforcement Officer Waiver Course for Police and County investigators will be held online through the Gloucester County Police Academy. Classes will be held from 9:00AM to 5:00PM each day. This is a live interactive training program conducted on ZOOM. Your instructional resources material will be sent to you in a binder shortly before the course to the address identified on your registration form. Prior to each class you will receive the link to connect to the course. It is very important that the email you register with is one you will have easy access to prior to and throughout the course. The cost of the course is still only $389.00 per person.
Register online at https://rcsj.edu/PoliceAcademy/registration
Questions relating to registration can be directed to the Gloucester County Police Academy at 856 415 2266.
Additionally, agencies must submit a PTC-15 Waiver of Training Request, https://www.state.nj.us/lps/dcj/njptc/pdf/ptc15.pdf to the PTC prior attending the course. Please send the form to [email protected] You will receive a written response to your request that you should go to the Academy. When submitting a PTC-15 for a retired officer, please include a letter from the agency of retirement which states the officer retired in good standing and date of retirement. Contact the PTC with any waiver questions.
Purchase orders should be made payable to Career Development Institute, PO Box 5024, Kendall Park NJ. 08824 at the time of registration.
For information regarding payment and course content please contact:
Career Development Institute