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Introduced House Bill (H)

DIGEST

Byron Ratcliffe Sr. racial profiling reform act. Honors the memory of Byron Ratcliffe Sr. by doing the following: (1) Prohibits law enforcement agencies and law enforcement officers from conducting discriminatory profiling or pretextual stops based upon an individual's perceived age, gender, race, or ethnicity. (2) Requires the state police department before October 1, 2022, to adopt a model policy regarding discriminatory profiling and pretextual stops for other law enforcement agencies to consider in adopting their own agency policies not later than January 1, 2023. (3) Requires law enforcement agencies to submit data regarding traffic and pedestrian stops, and citizen complaints Byron Ratcliffe Sr. racial profiling reform act. Honors the memory of Byron Ratcliffe Sr. by doing the following: (1) Prohibits law enforcement agencies and law enforcement officers from conducting discriminatory profiling or pretextual stops based upon an individual's perceived age, gender, race, or ethnicity. (2) Requires the state police department before October 1, 2022, to adopt a model policy regarding discriminatory profiling and pretextual stops for other law enforcement agencies to consider in adopting their own agency policies not later than January 1, 2023. (3) Requires law enforcement agencies to submit data regarding traffic and pedestrian stops, and citizen complaints regarding discriminatory profiling or pretextual stops to the Indiana attorney general for analysis and inclusion in an annual report to the legislative council. (4) Establishes training requirements for law enforcement officers regarding discriminatory profiling and pretextual stops. (5) Establishes the discriminatory profiling review commission to review complaints of discriminatory profiling and pretextual stops. (6) Permits a person to bring a civil action based on discriminatory profiling or a pretextual stop. (7) Requires a law enforcement agency to establish standards concerning the use of vehicle and body cameras. ... View more