If you've watched Animal Precinct on Animal Planet, you're familiar with the work of the ASPCA Humane Law Enforcement (HLE) Team. Our Agents enforce animal cruelty laws throughout the boroughs of Manhattan, Brooklyn Queens and Staten Island.
The ASPCA Humane Law Enforcement Department (HLE) is empowered to investigate all types of animal cruelty occurring within New York State. Read these responses from our HLE Department to Frequently Asked Questions about animal cruelty to find out more.
New York City carriage horses live and work under conditions far removed from what nature intended and humanity dictates. The ASPCA believes that carriage horses were never meant to operate in today's urban setting. Read more here about the NYC horse carriage industry, and find out how you can help.
Meet the staff comprising our ASPCA Humane Law Enforcement Division, located in New York City. The Team responds to hundreds of animal cruelty complaints each month across New York City’s five boroughs.
ASPCA Humane Law Enforcement Agents enforce animal cruelty laws throughout the five boroughs of New York City. ASPCA Agents receive countless emails and letters from animal lovers across the country, and now you can reach them through our Ask the ASPCA HLE Agents online column.
The ASPCA Humane Law Enforcement Division, located in New York City, investigates hundreds of animal cruelty complaints each month. The Division receives many calls and emails from individuals who want to know how to join our HLE team. Learn more here about how to get involved.