5 people will be recognized for the roles in breaking up one of the country's largest dog fighting investigations today.
The Humane Society of the United States will present its Humane Law Enforcement awards in Montgomery.
The recipients are US Attorney George Beck, Assistant US Attorney Clark Morris, Investigator Keith Baker, two FBI agents, and an Auburn Police Officer.
The investigation last year led to the arrest of 13 people from Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi and Texas.
367 pit bulls were seized.