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HF 141

as introduced - 91st Legislature, 2020 1st Special Session (2019 - 2020) Posted on 06/19/2020 01:11am

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underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to public safety; establishing training for peace officers in de-escalation
techniques; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 626.8452, subdivision 2.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 626.8452, subdivision 2, is amended to read:

Subd. 2.

Deadly force and firearms use; initial instruction.

Beginning January 1,
1992, the head of every local and state law enforcement agency shall provide instruction
on the use of force, deadly force, deleted text begin anddeleted text end the use of firearmsnew text begin , and the use of crisis de-escalation
techniques to avoid the use of deadly force
new text end to every peace officer and part-time peace officer
newly appointed by or beginning employment with the agency. This instruction must occur
before the agency head issues a firearm to the officer or otherwise authorizes the officer to
carry a firearm in the course of employment. The instruction must be based on the agency's
written policy required in subdivision 1 and on the instructional materials required by the
board for peace officer and part-time peace officer licensure.