Animal Cruelty and Crimes Against Humans
Substantial research establishes the link between animal cruelty and other criminal behavior, such as domestic violence, child abuse, elder abuse, homicide, sexual assault, drug/weapons violations, and terrorism.
- National Link Coalition
- Animal Cruelty's Link to Other Forms of Violence (Animal Legal Defense Fund)
- The Link: Cruelty to Animals and Violence Towards People (MSU Animal Legal & Historical Center)
- Understanding the Link between Animal Violence and Humans: A Guidebook for Criminal Justice Professionals (Nat'l District Attorneys Assoc.)