Criminal Justice Services, Department of; training standards, community engaged policing. (SB59)

Introduced By

Sen. Louise Lucas (D-Portsmouth) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Department of Criminal Justice Services 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." Amends § 58.1-344.3, § 9.1-102, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
11/30/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101237D
11/30/2017Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/17/2018Continued to 2019 in Courts of Justice (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
11/30/2018Left in Courts of Justice

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