National Animal Cruelty Investigations School Faculty

John W. Worden, Director
Law Enforcement Training Institute
University of Missouri Extension
Columbia, Missouri

Dr. Annette Bredthauer, DVM
Dog and Cat Inspection Program
Animal and Plant Health Protection
Nebraska Department of Agriculture

Dr. Jennifer Cochran, DVM
Dekalb County Animal Services and Enforcement
Decatur, Georgia

Chief John DeGonia
Sedalia Police Department
Sedalia, Missouri

Christy Fischer, Assistant Director 
Animal Management and Welfare
Amarillo, Texas

Leigh Ann Garrard, Director of Animal Control
Chatham County, North Carolina

K.D. Hearst, Investigator
Animal Cruelty Task Force
DeKalb County Animal Services and Enforcement
Decatur, Georgia

Lieutenant Deric Heislen
Jefferson City Police Department
Jefferson City, Missouri

Sergeant Michael P. Hestir
Columbia Police Department
Columbia, Missouri

Sergeant Ronald Killingsworth
Greene County Sheriff's Office
Springfield, Missouri

Mark Kumpf, Director
Montgomery County Animal Resource Center
Dayton, Ohio

Officer Amanda Schlichting
Chandler Police Department
Chandler, Arizona

Captain Doug Shoemaker
Jefferson City Police Department
Jefferson City, Missouri

Norma J. Worley, Former Director (retired)
Animal Welfare Program
Maine Department of Agriculture