CITIZEN ALERT: Memphis Animal Services has received reports in the Berclair area of an individual posing as an MAS officer, attempting to take people’s pets. This Local Memphis story has all the information you need about confirming the identity of any of our officers.
If anyone comes to your house claiming they’re an animal control officer and says you must surrender your pet, check the following:
✔️ They are driving an official MAS vehicle with government tags
✔️ They are in official MAS uniform
✔️ They have a badge, city ID, radio, and safety gear.
If you question any officer’s legitimacy, you can always call 545-COPS to confirm the officer’s identity via their badge number.