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Senate Bill 0582


Senate Bill 0582

ARCHIVE (2013)

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DIGEST OF SB 582 (Updated April 23, 2013 2:10 pm - DI 87)


Hospital police departments. Allows the governing board of a county hospital, the Marion County health and hospital corporation, a municipal hospital, or a private hospital to establish a hospital police department. Provides that an individual appointed to a hospital police department must meet at least the following requirements: (1) The individual must successfully complete, within one year after the individual is appointed as a hospital police officer, the minimum basic training and educational requirements as approved by the governing board of the hospital and the law enforcement training board. (2) The individual must undergo a psychological evaluation. (3) The individual must undergo a national criminal history background check. Requires the governing board of the hospital to require a hospital police officer to annually attend inservice training courses approved by the governing board of the hospital.
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