An investigating officer must complete a NIBRS (National Incident-Based Reporting System) form any time an animal-related crime is reported, whether or not an arrest is made.
It’s a major step forward for animal rights, but the new documenting process can be confusing and overwhelming for humane law enforcement and animal cruelty investigators.
This checklist helps the ASPCA and other humane law enforcement teams conduct more organized and structured investigations. Download this printable checklist and use it as a guide to make sure you have all the details needed to properly fill out an NIBRS form.
Animal Cruelty Investigations Checklist Contents: