That is the most disgraceful beaviour and act of unkindness toward an animal, who was clearly in distress! That police officer did not take the proper precautions to contain the dog and the result could Possiable be the death of an innocent animal. That man does not deserve to be a police officer and he should consider a New Position ,behind bars .. for vicious act of inhuman violence on an amimal..New York Laws that Provide Penalties
for Animal Cruelty/Abandonment/
Neglect are Found in the Agriculture
and Markets Law starting with § 350
Definitions.§350 (2) “Torture” or “cruelty” includes every act,
omission, or neglect, whereby unjustifiable physical
pain, suffering or death is caused or permitted;
§ 353. Overdriving, torturing and injuring animals;
failure to provide proper sustenance.
A person who overdrives, overloads, tortures or
cruelly beats or unjustifiably injures, maims, mutilates
or kills any animal, whether wild or tame, and
whether belonging to himself or to another, or
deprives any animal of necessary sustenance, food
or drink, or neglects or refuses to furnish it such
sustenance or drink, or causes, procures or permits
any animal to be overdriven, overloaded, tortured,
cruelly beaten, or unjustifiably injured, maimed,
mutilated or killed, or to be deprived of necessary
food or drink, or who willfully sets on foot,
instigates, engages in, or in any way furthers any
act of cruelty to any animal, or any act tending to
produce such cruelty, is guilty of a misdemeanor
Agriculture and Markets Law § 353-a
Aggravated Cruelty to Animals
Popularly known as “Buster’s Law,” Agriculture
and Markets Law § 353-a, provides that a person
is guilty of aggravated cruelty to animals when,
with no justifiable purpose, he or she intentionally
kills or intentionally causes serious physical injury
to a companion animal with aggravated cruelty. For
purposes of this section, “aggravated cruelty” shall
mean conduct which: is intended to cause
extreme physical pain; or is done or carried
out in an especially depraved or sadistic manner.
Aggravated cruelty to animals is a felony.
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Police officers should never think there above the law .. And should be punished Fair is Fair .. They wont even releass the officers name ....The animal was suffering Bleeding out on the...
Police officers should never think there above the law .. And should be punished Fair is Fair .. They wont even releass the officers name ....The animal was suffering Bleeding out on the street..... Time to get Justice for those without a voice ...