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Introduced House Bill (H)

DIGEST

Police misconduct complaint process. Requires the attorney general to establish not later than January 1, 2022, an online portal and telephone hotline to receive complaints regarding police officer misconduct, including anonymous complaints. Requires a county, city, or town that has a police department to adopt an ordinance establishing an accountability office (office) that: (1) is not a part of the police department; and (2) receives and investigates police misconduct complaints, including anonymous complaints. Provides that a unit with a police contract in effect is not required to comply with the law until the contract and any continuation of terms expires. Police misconduct complaint process. Requires the attorney general to establish not later than January 1, 2022, an online portal and telephone hotline to receive complaints regarding police officer misconduct, including anonymous complaints. Requires a county, city, or town that has a police department to adopt an ordinance establishing an accountability office (office) that: (1) is not a part of the police department; and (2) receives and investigates police misconduct complaints, including anonymous complaints. Provides that a unit with a police contract in effect is not required to comply with the law until the contract and any continuation of terms expires.