The experiences of law enforcement officers when working with a K9: Social support, attachment, and stress buffering
Contributor(s):: Ives, Nancy
Veterinary forensics giving a voice to those who cannot speak for themselves
Contributor(s):: Janel Brown
With television shows like CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, NCiS and Bones gaining popularity, the general public has become fascinated by the worlds of forensic science and law enforcement. Similarly, with shows like Animal Cops and Animal Precinct, the public has also become aware of the gravity...
Lost and hound: the more-than-human networks of rural policing
Contributor(s):: Yarwood, R.
The rhetoric of community is widely deployed in rural policing but can be problematic for three main reasons. The idea of community can exclude as well as include; be used as a way of shifting responsibility for policing away from the state and sometimes produces insular, bounded views of places....
State v. Rabb: Dog Sniffs Close to Home
Contributor(s):: Timothy C. Stone
Sensory perception is an inextricable part of Fourth Amendment' jurisprudence. A policeman's sense of smell, for example, can create probable cause for a lawful search or seizure. A canine's sense of smell operates much like our own, except that its sensory...
Dog and Shield: The Buffering Effect K-9s Have on Police Officer Strain
Contributor(s):: Shea Dever
According to General Strain Theory, suicide, drug/alcohol abuse and violence are the result of maladaptive coping strategies in response to strain (Agnew, 1992). This study looks at categories of Po-lice Officer stress in congruence with Agnew’s categories of strain: failure to achieve...
Katz and Dogs: Canine Sniff Inspections and the Fourth Amendment
Contributor(s):: H. Paul Honsinger
The canine nose, used by school officials and law enforcement officers to detect the presence of contraband on persons or in closed containers such as suitcases, lockers, and cars is becoming an increasingly frequent intruder in the lives of Americans.' Judicial analysis of...
Puppies Behind Bars
Puppies Behind Bars (PBB) trains prison inmates to raise service dogs for wounded war veterans and explosive detection canines for law enforcement. Puppies enter prison at the age of eight weeks and live with their inmate puppy-raisers for approximately 24 months. As the puppies mature into...
The mini-cup jelly court cases: a comparative analysis from a food ethics perspective
Contributor(s):: Kim, SukShin
This study compares and analyzes separate court rulings in three countries on "mini-cup jelly" (a firm jelly containing konjac and packaged in bite-sized plastic cups) from a food ethics perspective. While the Korean and US courts decided that the mini-cup jelly was defective, and that the...
Towards a more participative definition of food justice
Contributor(s):: Loo, C.
This paper argues that the definition of food justice must be defined in more participatory terms. Current accounts of food justice tend to emphasize distributional inequalities. However, there is broad recognition that these distributional inequalities are the result of participative...
Cascade Canine Crisis Response
Canine-assisted crisis response, an advanced application of animal-assisted therapy, is based on the scientifically proven healing changes which can take place when people interact with gentle animals---this special relationship between humans and dogs has existed down through the...
Protection Orders and Animal Abuse in Family Violence
Contributor(s):: Mickish, Janet, Schoen, Kathleen
Select committee reiterates the need for Dog Control Notices
Police Service Dogs in the Use-of-Force Continuum
Contributor(s):: Dorriety, Jonathan K.
Animal hoarding: Its roots and recognition
Contributor(s):: Patronek, G. J.
Stray dog and cat laws and enforcement in Czech Republic and in Italy
Contributor(s):: Voslarova, E., Passantino, A.
It's a dog's world. Broward County implements support through animal relations program
Contributor(s):: Kronheim, K., LeDuc, T.
VIDEO: The FBI's First Therapy Dog
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A Pet Partners-trained service dog has become the first therapy dog for the FBI’s Office of Victim Assistance. Dolce, a German Shepherd/Siberian Husky mix, was originally adopted in 2004 and...
Jul 24 2012
Southeastern Animal Control Association 2012 conference
May 24 2012
Investigating and Litigating Puppy Mill Cases