as introduced - 90th Legislature (2017 - 2018) Posted on 03/17/2017 08:39am
A bill for an act
relating to public safety; establishing training for peace officers in de-escalation
techniques; appropriating money;amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section
626.8452, subdivision 2.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 626.8452, subdivision 2, is amended to read:
Beginning January 1,
1992, the head of every local and state law enforcement agency shall provide instruction
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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.
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