Policy Report

​​​In March 2008, City Council passed a resolution directing a review of current operations and practices in the Animal Control Bureau in order to continue the transformation of the facility into an adoption-friendly environment. The below documents are a result of that direction and subsequent communications in response to the Policy Report.

Animal Control Public Forum Comments

Animal Control Policy Report to City Council

SPCA Response to Policy Report

City Response to SPCA

Virginian Pilot Article Dated June 27, 2008

Virginia Beach Police Department Response to Virginian Pilot Article

Progress Reports

​December 17, 2009 - March 31, 2010
Cover Letter Report
April 1, 2010 - June 30, 2010​ ​
Cover Letter Report​
July 1, 2010 - September 30, 2010
Cover Letter Report​

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