Since 1951, the Animal Welfare Institute has been dedicated to reducing animal suffering caused by people.

We seek better treatment of animals everywhere - in the laboratory, on the farm, in commerce, at home,
and in the wild.

AWI Quarterly

Summer 2014 Quarterly - Cover Photo by Mark Newman/FLPA/Minden Pictures

Summer 2014
Volume 63
Number 3

Spotlight On

FBI Adds Animal Cruelty Category to Nation's Crime Report - Photo by Rob Swatski

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director James B. Comey officially announced a historic change in the identification and reporting of animal cruelty crime statistics. The FBI will now report animal cruelty crimes as a separate offense under the agency’s Uniform Crime Report (UCR) Program, the prime source of information on crime in the United States.