House Bill 1170
DIGEST OF HB 1170 (Updated February 24, 2005 9:49 pm - DI 110)
School corporation police department. Provides that the governing body of a school corporation may establish a school corporation police department that is staffed with police officers who have full police powers and whose survivors are eligible for death benefits. Requires school corporation police officers to have law enforcement academy education and pre-basic and basic training and to participate in local continuing education programs. Requires a school corporation police officer who was appointed before July 1, 2005, to complete the law enforcement academy education and basic training requirements not later than July 1, 2008. Imposes deadlines for school corporation police officers to commence law enforcement academy education and basic training requirements. Requires a school corporation to notify the appropriate law enforcement agency if a person commits battery or a related offense against a school corporation employee on school corporation property or at a school event. Provides that a school corporation police department established before July 1, 2005, is considered a school corporation police department established under this act after June 30, 2005.
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