Nassau County, NY - November 27, 2015 - The Nassau County Animal Abuse Registry was created in 2014 by an act of the Nassau County Legislature, the registry is hosted by the Nassau County SPCA as a service to the public.
Anyone convicted of animal cruelty in Nassau County after May of 2014 is required to submit information to the Nassau County Police Department. That information is transmitted to Nassau County SPCA and posted here.
The registry is not retroactive. Convictions prior to the establishment of the registry will not be listed, therefore this is not a comprehensive historical list of all people convicted of animal abuse in Nassau County. The information listed here has been supplied by convicted offenders to the Nassau County Police Department and Nassau County SPCA does not guarantee accuracy, completeness or timeliness of the information contained on the website.
Offenders are required to update their information annually. It is possible that information obtained through this website may not reflect current residences of individuals on the registry. Any individual who believes that information contained in the registry is not accurate should contact Nassau County SPCA. Offenders who need to update their own information must do so with the Nassau County Police Department
Anyone selling, giving away or adopting an animal to another person in Nassau County must check the registry prior to any change in ownership. Giving, selling or adopting an animal to a person on the registry is a violation of county law.
The Following Person Has Been Added to The Nassau County Animal Abuse Registry: Reginald V. Smith of Westbury
If are reporting an emergency, or that an animal is it about to be imminently injured or killed, CALL 911 and request immediate police response.
About Nassau County SPCA
Located in Nassau County, New York, The Nassau County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals is a 501(c) (3), nonprofit organization originally designed to protect animals in the county from abuse and neglect, and to provide basic welfare. We hold special authority to enforce NYS Agriculture & Markets Law, and all other state and local humane laws. We are the only animal protection agency officially designated to operate within the county's borders.
The NCSPCA is a volunteer organization dedicated to the rescue, care and placement of needy animals. The Society is run entirely by unpaid volunteers and its operations have been historically funded through contributions solicited from the public and through corporate grants.
The NCSPCA receives no public funding, is in no way affiliated with, a subdivision of or funded by any other local, state or national organization and every contribution, large or small, helps to provide the critical care needed to help homeless, abused and neglected animals in Nassau County. The continued success of each program relies entirely on donations. No money given to any other spca organization aids or benefits the NCSPCA. Your generous contribution will help the NCSPCA in all of its efforts.