Cruelty Investigations

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The Humane Society investigates hundreds of cruelty complaints each year, from animal abuse to neglect to dog fighting.

 

 

If you know of a case of animal cruelty, report it now by calling 901.937.3910 or emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . Your gift could help stop abuse. 

2013 Cruelty Investigation Stats

January
57 cruelty investigations; 111 incidents addressed; 6 ambulance calls; 13 cases in active prosecution; 1 guilty plea
February
70 cruelty investigations; 74 incidents addressed; 4 ambulance calls; 13 cases in active prosecution; 1 guilty plea
March & April
March & April stats are not available due to our criminal investigator being on leave for serious injuries.
May
62 cruelty investigations; 85 incidents addressed; 8 ambulance calls; 8 cases in active prosecution; 1 guilty plea
June
75 cruelty investigations; 151 incidents addressed; 5 ambulance calls; 9 cases in active prosecution; 2 jail sentences, 1 suspended sentence + probation, 1 probation, 2 court orders, 6 fines
July
81 cruelty investigations; 159 incidents addressed; 7 ambulance calls; 9 cases in active prosecution; 1 arrest; 1 court order; 4 cases heard in court
August
93 cruelty investigations; 176 incidents addressed; 6 ambulance calls; 9 cases in active prosecution; 1 felony arrest
September
69 cruelty investigations; 127 incidents addressed; 12 ambulance calls; 9 cases in active prosecution; 1 arrest;  1 guilty plea with $150 fine & court order
October
57 cruelty investigations; 130 incidents addressed; 10 ambulance calls; 9 cases in active prosecution; 1 guilty plea with 21 days prison & court order
November
41 cruelty investigations; 115 incidents addressed; 24 ambulance calls; 8 cases in active prosecution
December
10 ambulance calls; 8 cases in active prosecution; 10 guilty convictions and/or pleas

 

2012 Cruelty Investigation Stats
Investigations: 571
Ambulance Runs: 102
Total Site Visits: 999
Convictions/Guilty Pleas: 13 (4 cases carried over from 2011)
Awaiting Trial: 12
Arrests: 21
Animals Seized: 67

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