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Texas Certified Cruelty Investigator 101

  • March 17, 2019
  • 1:00 PM
  • March 19, 2019
  • 5:00 PM
  • San Marcos


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Approved for 17 CE hours by TDSHS

Topics covered include the correlation between animal cruelty and human violence, bloodsports, and animal husbandry of domestic pets and livestock.  

Hosted by San Marcos Animal Services
Classes at  San Marcos Fire Station #5
100 Carlson Circle
San Marcos, TX. 78666

March 17, 2019:  1:00 - 5:00
March 18-19: 8:00 - 5:00 each day

All courses are approved by the Texas Veterinary Medical Association for continuing education hours for Certified Veterinary Technicians.

Courses 101 and 301 are approved by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education for continuing education hours for law enforcement personnel.

Animal Control Officers must satisfactorily complete all three courses.  Certified Peace Officers must satisfactorily complete Courses 101 and 301.

Courses do not have to be taken in any particular order; however certification is not transferred until all courses are successfully completed as required. 

Officers who have successfully completed a cruelty investigations course given by the National Animal Control Association, the Law Enforcement Training Institute, or the Association of Certified Cruelty Investigators may be certified as a TCCI if they email proof of training for consideration and approval.  Officers who have successfully completed prior training may get credit for CI 101 and/or CI 201 and only be required to complete CI 301 for certification.

All Officers certified as TCCI must obtain and maintain an annual membership with TACA.

All Officers certified as TCCI must successfully complete a renewal course at least once every three years.  Renewal courses will be provided each year at TACA's Annual Training Conference


Set up is 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm on Sunday, November 10th.

Tear down is after 4:00 pm on Tuesday, November 12th.

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