HB0294 (CH0221)

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2014 Regular Session



Law Enforcement Officers - Entrance-Level and In-Service Training Requirements (Christopher's Law)

Sponsored by:

Delegate Carter


Approved by the Governor - Chapter 221

Synopsis:Requiring the Police Training Commission to require that specified entrance-level and in-service training conducted by the State and each county and municipal police training school include training in lifesaving techniques, including cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR), training in the proper level and use of force, training regarding sensitivity to cultural and gender diversity, and training regarding individuals with physical, intellectual, and psychiatric disabilities.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Delegates Carter, Anderson, Braveboy, Burns, Dwyer, Glass, Glenn, Jones, Nathan-Pulliam, Oaks, Pena-Melnyk, B. Robinson, Smigiel, Swain, V. Turner, Valentino-Smith, and Walker
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: SB0542
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2014
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Broad Subject(s):Public Safety
Narrow Subject(s):Counties -see also- Chartered Counties; Code Counties
Developmental Disabilities
Disabilities -see also- Blind; Deaf; Developmental
Emergency Medical Services
Job Training
Law Enforcement -see also- State Police, Department of
Mental Health
Minorities -see also- Women
Municipal Corporations -see also- Annap; Balt; Hager; OC
Police Training Commission
Violence -see also- Domestic Violence; Harassment

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October 2, 2015 9:03 A.M.