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Support Peace Officers Involved In Use Of Force

Concerning support of peace officers involved in a use of force incident.
2019 Regular Session
Local Government
State Government
Bill Summary

Peace officer-involved shooting or fatal use of force - law enforcement agency policies. Law enforcement agencies must develop policies to support officers involved in a shooting or fatal use of force. The policies must address pre-incident training and preparation, support for the officer at the scene of the incident, post-incident support and services, guidelines for temporary leave or duty reassignment, and guidelines for return to duty. The policies must be completed by January 1, 2020. Law enforcement agencies are required to review the policies on a biennial basis.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


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Bill Text

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details