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Introduced House Bill (H)

DIGEST

Criminal justice and mental health. Provides that a hospital police officer may, within one year after being appointed as a hospital police officer, complete training to become a crisis intervention team trained officer. Provides that the governing board of the hospital shall require an individual appointed as a hospital police officer to annually attend inservice training courses approved by the governing board of the hospital, including training courses on verbal deescalation skills, immediate detention laws and best practices, and suicide prevention. Criminal justice and mental health. Provides that a hospital police officer may, within one year after being appointed as a hospital police officer, complete training to become a crisis intervention team trained officer. Provides that the governing board of the hospital shall require an individual appointed as a hospital police officer to annually attend inservice training courses approved by the governing board of the hospital, including training courses on verbal deescalation skills, immediate detention laws and best practices, and suicide prevention.