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Animal Cruelty

Animal Cruelty

It’s your responsibility to report animal cruelty of any kind if you see it or know of it happening, regardless of whether the animal is a pet, stray, or wild animal.  This includes animals being abandoned, tortured, killed, beaten, etc. It does not matter if the animal is a pet, wild or stray animal–it is still illegal.

For crime in progress: Call 911

For suspected abuse, neglect, or other animal violations:

During regular hours in Marion Co: Call the Mayor’s Action Center at (317) 327-4622, Mon – Fri 7:30am – 5:30pm or to submit a case location and details to IACS

During off hours in Marion Co: Either call police dispatch for assistance at (317) 327-3811 or

For other counties, please contact the non-emergency police contact for that county.  Some of those numbers can be found at

For dog fighting information or reporting: Contact Canine Crime Stoppers at (317) 262-TIPS or

In cases that are not immediately life threatening, contact the following resources located in the Face Clinic link below, in the order given:



Face Low Cost Animal Clinic