Dangerous Dog Assessor
Jeff was a police officer for 37 years retiring in July 2012. He was a professional dog handler for 25 years and worked 4 dogs. He competed in regional dog trials and organised the 44th National Dog Trials in 2004. He spent 3 years on a dedicated unit that specialised in examining dogs to establish if they were prohibited under the dangerous dogs act and for welfare. His experience of Pit Bull dogs started back to 1978.
He has given evidence in dangerous dog cases at Magistrates and Crown Courts including the Central Criminal Court (The Old Bailey), and at Magistrates Court in cases of animal welfare.
R v Helton BUSHATI August 2010 London. Three dogs (2 American Bull Dogs and a cross bull breed dog) attacked a male jogger in an East London Park. The attack was so ferocious the male was stripped of his clothing and was rendered unconscious.
R v Simeon ROBINSON March 2012 London. A Pit Bull dog named ‘Poison’ that attacked and hospitalised 4 Police Officers.
R v Lee WRIGHT February 2014 Lancashire. The dog named ‘Snoop’ that was responsible for the tragic death of 11 month old baby Ava-Jane Corless.
R v Elena BUTTERFIELD February 2014 London. The dog named ‘Louis’ who was alleged to have been dangerously out of control whereby a Police horse was injured.
R v Elwyn JONES November 2015 Neath, Port Talbot, South Wales. It was alleged that the dog named ‘Deano’ was dangerously out of control in a public place and a postal worker refused to deliver mail to the rural area.