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 current Animal Control Agency employees and Law Enforcement Officers will be trained for Chemical Immobilization by FACA and FACA Instructors. 



March 13th & 14th, 2023 (8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. both days) – (Leon County)

Florida Sheriffs Association Training Room 
2617 Mahan Drive
Tallahassee, FL 32308

Registration Fee:

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

Deadline to register is March 3, 2023

To Register:   Complete the Chemical Immobilization – Leon County and email to FACA Headquarters via email  info@floridaanimalcontrol.org




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