Before this expansion of the FBI's focus, there was no process for capturing animal cruelty data on the statewide or national level. With accurate data, law enforcement agencies will also be better able to allocate officers and financial resources.
HERO ALERT!! This shelter building floods when there is a heavy rain; once 3 dogs drowned there due to flooding. Now an anonymous animal lover stepped in to donate a QUARTER OF A MILLION DOLLARS so a new dog shelter can be built!