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Northwest Missouri State University


News Release

Nov. 5, 2010

University Police Department to host animal welfare training

MARYVILLE, Mo. - The Northwest Missouri State University Police Department will host free Peace Officer Standard Training certification training from 8 a.m. to noon Thursday, Nov. 18 at The Station.

The program is sponsored by Humane Society of Missouri's Cruelty Investigations Task Force and is meant for law enforcement, prosecutors, animal control and care agencies, city management, city council members and social workers.

Participants will learn about Missouri state statutes, impoundment procedures, euthanasia regulations, animal stress and behavior, and animal abuse and family violence.

To register, call the University Police Department at 660.562.1254 and provide your name, agency, and whether Peace Officer Standard Training or Missouri Bar Continuing Legal Education credit is desired.

For more information contact University Police officer Kristina Martinez at 660.562.1254 or KHARGIN@NWMISSOURI.EDU.

For more information, please contact:

Mark Hornickel, Media Relations Specialist
mhorn@nwmissouri.edu | 660.562.1704 | Fax: 660.562.1900

Northwest Missouri State University
215 Administration Building | 800 University Drive | Maryville, MO 64468