Contracted Animal Control Officer: Steve Bragg
Call the Beatrice Police Department Dispatch for Complaints: (402) 223-4080
Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 8:00 AM to 9:00 PM
(Steve is on call to assist the Beatrice Police Department after hours and weekends as required)
Steve Bragg was awarded the Contract to be the Animal Control Officer for the City of Beatrice to enforce the ordinances governing the care and keeping of domestic and wild animals in the City of Beatrice effective February 2, 2009.
Some of the duties of the Animal Control Officer are to;
Protect the citizens from dangerous or hazardous animals,
Investigate reports or complaints of dogs, cats, or other animals creating nuisances and
take appropriate action,
Promote responsible pet ownership,
Ensure the safe capture and handling of animals including injured and stray animals,
Capture and impound small domestic animals found running at large within the
corporate limits of the City in compliance with the Beatrice City Code,
Investigate complaints concerning violations of the City’s animal ordinances and take
such steps as are necessary to administer and enforce said ordinances,
Investigate complaints concerning animal abuse and neglect and take appropriate
Collect and properly dispose of small dead animals (except domestic livestock) found
upon city streets, alleys, avenues or other property owned or controlled by the City,
In most cases if requested by property owners the Animal Control Officer will collect
dead non-domesticated small animals for disposal,
The Animal Control Officer will also respond to emergencies assisting Police and Fire
Department personnel for, bites, vicious strays, injured animals, and suspected rabies
If you have any questions please feel free to contact the Steve Bragg using the “Feedback’ link on this page. All complaints or suspected violations should be directed through the Beatrice Police Department Dispatch at (402) 223-4080.
Steve Bragg will be holding public awareness meetings to explain ordinances related to animals along with education on the proper care and treatment of animals. Check back here frequently to see dates and times of public appearances. If you would like to schedule Steve Bragg for your event use the “Feedback” link on this page to make arrangements.
No events scheduled at this time.