Introduced House Bill (H)

Authored by

DIGEST

Law enforcement training and education. Repeals certain statutes concerning law enforcement academies and law enforcement training currently located in the state and local administration law (Title 5). Recodifies the repealed statutes in the public safety law (Title 10). Changes the name of the law enforcement training board to the peace officer standards and training commission (commission). Enables individuals to obtain law enforcement training without an appointment by a law enforcement agency. Authorizes a state educational institution to enter into contractual agreements with the commission for specific programs to be wholly supported by the commission without the approval of the commission Law enforcement training and education. Repeals certain statutes concerning law enforcement academies and law enforcement training currently located in the state and local administration law (Title 5). Recodifies the repealed statutes in the public safety law (Title 10). Changes the name of the law enforcement training board to the peace officer standards and training commission (commission). Enables individuals to obtain law enforcement training without an appointment by a law enforcement agency. Authorizes a state educational institution to enter into contractual agreements with the commission for specific programs to be wholly supported by the commission without the approval of the commission for higher education. Authorizes a qualified postsecondary educational institution to: (1) submit an application to the commission for a certificate of authority to conduct law enforcement training programs; and (2) cooperate with the commission for the development of specialized courses of study in police science and administration. Specifies that local law enforcement agencies may require police officer trainees to complete pre-basic courses and basic training provided by any authorized entity. Makes conforming changes. Makes an appropriation. ... View more