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2021 FAME Conference Announced

The 47th Annual Florida Association of Medical Examiners Educational Conference will be held July 21-23, 2021.  The theme for the 2021 conference is “Selected Topics for Florida Medical Examiners, Death Investigators, and Law Enforcement Officers.  The conference is jointly sponsored by the District 9 Office of the Medical Examiner and…

Roadkill Survey for Alachua County, Florida

Our research group is trying to gain a better understanding of how wildlife-vehicle collisions are affecting the animals within our community and provide a new way to assess the health of these wild animals in our county.  The overall goal of this project is to study automobile and fatal wildlife…

2020 Animal Fighting Workshop

Volusia County Animal Services and the Maples Center for Forensic Medicine at the University of Florida will be hosting an 8-hour workshop on animal fighting. This workshop will be open to law enforcement, animal control, humane investigators, attorneys, and veterinarians interested in advancing their knowledge of animal fighting. The first…

2020 Animal Abuse Workshop: Identification and Documentation of Crimes Against Animals

The University of Florida will be hosting an 8-hour workshop on the identification and documentation of animal abuse cases. This workshop will be open to veterinarians, veterinary technicians, and other individuals interested in advancing their knowledge of identifying and documenting cases of animal abuse. Part of this course will be…

2020 Animal Fighting Workshop

Volusia County Animal Services and the Maples Center for Forensic Medicine at the University of Florida will be hosting an 8-hour workshop on animal fighting. This workshop will be open to law enforcement, animal control, humane investigators, attorneys, and veterinarians interested in advancing their knowledge of animal fighting. The first…