College could bring private prosecutions for act breaches

A new policy set to be drafted could enable the RCVS to bring private prosecutions for alleged breaches of the Veterinary Services Act (VSA). Officials have been asked to draw up potential guidelines, despite concerns over costs and whether the available punishments would offer a sufficient deterrent to offenders. A paper presented to the latest … Read more

Electronics-Sniffing Dog Helps Bring Child Predator To Justice

A newly-graduated working dog named Hidu teamed up with Mexican prosecutors and a group of Dutch activists to form an unusual international alliance. Together, they helped bring down a dangerous child predator. Jason Maatman, a known Dutch pedophile, fled to Mexico City in order to escape prosecution in the Netherlands. Authorities captured him at a … Read more