FBI Bumps Animal Cruelty Charges to Felony Level

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Justice FBI Bumps Animal Cruelty Charges to Felony Level

Message par Choupi91 le Mar 12 Jan 2016 - 15:26

The FBI is categorizing animal cruelty the same way it would a homicide or arson.

Since the start of the new year, the agency will collect data and track this as a "crime against society", a class A felony.
It's something many animal advocacy groups hope will help state and local law enforcement prevent future abuse.
Whether it's neglect, organized abuse, or torture, Keith Streff at the Animal Humane Society has seen it all responding to roughly 1,200 calls a year for possible animal abuse.
"It comes with the territory. You mentally prepare yourself," said Keith Streff with the Animal Humane Society.

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Tags #animaux #protection #cruauté #maltraitance


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