Florida State Statute 828.27 mandates that animal control officers successfully complete a minimum of 16 hours of training in marksmanship, equipment handling, safety and animal care, and can demonstrate proficiency in chemical immobilization of animals in accordance with guidelines prescribed in the Chemical Immobilization Operational Guide of the American Humane Association, prior to performing chemical immobilization of animals.

Please note that it is FACA’s policy that only Animal Control Agency employees and Law Enforcement Officers will be trained for Chemical Immobilization by FACA and FACA Instructors. This training will not be made available to private individuals or companies without prior approval from FACA.


 

UPCOMING COURSES

October 3rd and 4th, 2022

Polk County Sheriff’s Office Training Center
2201 Old Bartow Eagle Lake Road
Bartow, FL 33830

Registration Fee:

  • $95.00 for students from FACA Member Agencies
  • $150.00 for all other students.

Deadline to register is September 23, 2022

To Register:   Complete the CI Course Registration Form – Polk County and email to FACA Headquarters via email  info@floridaanimalcontrol.org

 


 

DOWNLOAD DOCUMENTS:

          2021 Approved Chemical Immobilization Instructors

          Chemical Immobilization Instructor Application

 


 

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