Veterinary forensics is an emerging field at the intersection of criminal justice and veterinary medicine. Here is a flyer describing a path forward for the field.
The placement of a methane gas compressor station in the densely populated Fore River Basin is an ill-advised proposal, and one that imperils the safety & health of countless vulnerable individuals - human and non-human. The permittting of a project guaranteed to contribute additional pollutants and a catastrophic explosion risk upon previously determined Environmental Justice Zones is beyond comprehension.
Veterinarians sometimes fail to include non-accidental injury or criminal neglect in their list of differential diagnoses. Forensic Veterinary Investigations, LLC has created an infographic to share with veterinarians and encourage the reporting of suspected harms to the appropriate authorities.
Dr. Martha Smith-Blackmore recognized for state-of-the-science veterinary forensic work and contributions to successful prosecutions of animal cruelty
The Animal Legal Defense Fund, the nation’s preeminent legal advocacy organization for animals, has chosen America’s Top Ten Animal Defenders – the list of top prosecutors, law enforcement officials, lawmakers and others who champion the cause of animal crime victims honored during National Justice for Animals Week, Feb. 25 – March 3, 2018.
FVI, LLC's VP and Director of Research, Dr. Arnie Arluke teamed up with Northeastern University's Dr. Jack Levin, professor emeritus and co-director of the Brudnick Center on Violence and Conflict to write an important story for the New York Post. Can the FBI catch future serial killers using animal cruelty data?
Was the lady who captured swans considered an animal abuser or kooky hero in Sweden? A recent study describes media and judicial reaction to the first publicly acknowledged case of animal hoarding in Sweden—a 60-year-old Swedish woman who purportedly “rescued” 150 swans over several years by bringing many back to her one-room apartment.