Animals and Animal Husbandry

Cruelty to Animals

SECTION 4-1-30

§ 4-1-30. Cruelty to police animals.

Any person who willfully tortures, torments, beats, kicks, strikes, mutilates, injures, disables, or otherwise mistreats any dog or horse owned by a police department of this state or any of its political subdivisions or who willfully by any action interferes with the lawful performance of a police dog or horse shall be punished by a fine of not less than one hundred dollars ($100) and not more than five hundred dollars ($500), or by imprisonment for not more than one year, or both.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1980, ch. 185, § 1.)