KC Pets

ASPCA to train Grandview police to investigate dogfights

Updated: 2012-12-04T13:04:38Z

An animal welfare group is combining efforts with the city of Grandview to help law enforcement investigate animal fighting.

The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals says in a release that it’s hosting a training workshop with the city to teach law enforcement officers and animal cruelty investigators how to crack down on animal blood sports like dog fighting and cockfighting.

The workshop is scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday

The ASPCA says the workshop will be led by Terry Mills and Kyle Held, APSCA employees who were involved in a recent large U.S. dog fighting raid that resulted in 26 arrests and the seizure of more than 400 dogs.

| The Associated Press

Deal Saver Subscribe today!

Comments

The Kansas City Star is pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news. Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere on the site or in the newspaper. We encourage lively, open debate on the issues of the day, and ask that you refrain from profanity, hate speech, personal comments and remarks that are off point. Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.

The Kansas City Star uses Facebook's commenting system. You need to log in with a Facebook account in order to comment. If you have questions about commenting with your Facebook account, click here