DCJS training standards; community engaged policing. (HB1894)

Introduced By

Del. Charniele Herring (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


DCJS training standards; community engaged policing. Expands the responsibilities of the Department of Criminal Justice Services regarding community policing by requiring the compulsory training standards for basic training and recertification of law-enforcement officers to include fair and impartial policing, verbal de-escalation, and needs of special populations. The bill changes the term "community policing" to "community engaged policing." Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101805D
01/10/2017Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
01/17/2017Assigned MPPS sub: #2
01/19/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/19/2017Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/19/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1894)
01/20/2017Reported from Militia, Police and Public Safety (17-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2017Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/20/2017Assigned App. sub: Public Safety
01/26/2017Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/08/2017Left in Appropriations

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1047.