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2021 MS H.B. 397

Title - AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 37-7-323, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO CLARIFY THE AUTHORITY OF LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES AND THEIR SWORN LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS TO PREVENT AND INVESTIGATE CRIMINAL ACTIVITY AND VIOLATION OF LAW ON SCHOOL PROPERTY IN SCHOOL DISTRICTS WHEREIN SUCH AGENCIES’ POLICE POWER JURISDICTION LIES,AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.

Law Number - 2021 MS H.B. 397

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Clarifies the authority of local law enforcement agencies and their sworn law enforcement officers to prevent and investigate criminal activity and violation of law on school property in school districts wherein such agencies' police power jurisdiction li...

Clarifies the authority of local law enforcement agencies and their sworn law enforcement officers to prevent and investigate criminal activity and violation of law on school property in school districts wherein such agencies’ police power jurisdiction lies.

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2021 MS H.B. 862

Title - AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 21-21-3, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO REQUIRE THE GOVERNING AUTHORITIES OF MUNICIPALITIES TO PROVIDE POLICE OFFICERS, WHO ARE ON PATROL, WITH BODY-WORN CAMERAS,TO DEFINE THE TERM “BODY-WORN CAMERA”,TO AMEND SECTION 19-25-13, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO REQUIRE COUNTY BOARDS OF SUPERVISORS TO INCLUDE ALLOCATIONS FOR BODY-WORN CAMERAS IN THE ANNUAL BUDGETS FOR SHERIFFS’ OFFICES,TO AMEND SECTION 19-25-21, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO REQUIRE DEPUTY SHERIFFS, WHO ARE ON PATROL, TO WEAR BODY-WORN CAMERAS,TO CREATE A NEW SECTION TO PROVIDE CERTAIN PENALTIES FOR POLICE OFFICERS AND SHERIFF DEPUTIES WHO FAIL TO WEAR BODY-WORN CAMERAS WHILE ON PATROL,AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.

Law Number - 2021 MS H.B. 862

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Requires the governing authorities of municipalities to provide police officers, who are on patrol, with body worn cameras,defines the term body worn camera,requires county Boards of Supervisors to include allocations for body worn cameras in the annual b...

Requires the governing authorities of municipalities to provide police officers, who are on patrol, with body worn cameras,defines the term body worn camera,requires county Boards of Supervisors to include allocations for body worn cameras in the annual budgets for Sheriffs’ offices,requires deputy sheriffs, who are on patrol, to wear body worn cameras,creates a new section to provide certain penalties for police officers and sheriff deputies who fail to wear body worn cameras while on patrol.

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2021 MS H.B. 397

Title - AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 37-7-323, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO CLARIFY THE AUTHORITY OF LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES AND THEIR SWORN LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS TO PREVENT AND INVESTIGATE CRIMINAL ACTIVITY AND VIOLATION OF LAW ON SCHOOL PROPERTY IN SCHOOL DISTRICTS WHEREIN SUCH AGENCIES’ POLICE POWER JURISDICTION LIES,AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.

Law Number - 2021 MS H.B. 397

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Clarifies the authority of local law enforcement agencies and their sworn law enforcement officers to prevent and investigate criminal activity and violation of law on school property in school districts wherein such agencies' police power jurisdiction li...

Clarifies the authority of local law enforcement agencies and their sworn law enforcement officers to prevent and investigate criminal activity and violation of law on school property in school districts wherein such agencies’ police power jurisdiction lies.

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2021 MS H.B. 404

Title - AN ACT TO PROHIBIT LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS FROM USING BODY-WORN CAMERAS TO RECREATE PAST ENCOUNTERS,TO PROHIBIT VIDEO AND AUDIO FOOTAGE RECORDED BY BODY-WORN CAMERAS OTHER THAN FROM ACTUAL REAL-TIME ENCOUNTERS FROM BEING USED IN CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS,TO REQUIRE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES UTILIZING BODY-WORN CAMERAS TO ADOPT POLICIES GOVERNING THEIR USAGE,AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.

Law Number - 2021 MS H.B. 404

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Prohibits law enforcement officers from using body worn cameras to recreate past encounters,prohibits video and audio footage recorded by body worn cameras other than from actual real time encounters from being used in criminal proceedings,requires law en...

Prohibits law enforcement officers from using body worn cameras to recreate past encounters,prohibits video and audio footage recorded by body worn cameras other than from actual real time encounters from being used in criminal proceedings,requires law enforcement agencies utilizing body worn cameras to adopt policies governing their usage.

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2021 MS H.B. 751

Title - The Combating Violence, Disorder And Looting And Law Enforcement Protection Act

Law Number - 2021 MS H.B. 751

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Creates the Combating Violence, Disorder and Looting and Law Enforcement Protection Act of Mississippi,defines terms relating to such act,provides that anyone who acts with an assembly of six or more people and creates an immediate danger or disturbs any ...

Creates the Combating Violence, Disorder and Looting and Law Enforcement Protection Act of Mississippi,defines terms relating to such act,provides that anyone who acts with an assembly of six or more people and creates an immediate danger or disturbs any other person’s legal right of enjoyment shall be guilty of a felony,provides a defense to prosecution,prohibits any person in an assembly from obstructing traffic.

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2021 MS H.B. 404

Title - AN ACT TO PROHIBIT LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS FROM USING BODY-WORN CAMERAS TO RECREATE PAST ENCOUNTERS,TO PROHIBIT VIDEO AND AUDIO FOOTAGE RECORDED BY BODY-WORN CAMERAS OTHER THAN FROM ACTUAL REAL-TIME ENCOUNTERS FROM BEING USED IN CRIMINAL PROCEEDINGS,TO REQUIRE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES UTILIZING BODY-WORN CAMERAS TO ADOPT POLICIES GOVERNING THEIR USAGE,AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.

Law Number - 2021 MS H.B. 404

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Prohibits law enforcement officers from using body worn cameras to recreate past encounters,prohibits video and audio footage recorded by body worn cameras other than from actual real time encounters from being used in criminal proceedings,requires law en...

Prohibits law enforcement officers from using body worn cameras to recreate past encounters,prohibits video and audio footage recorded by body worn cameras other than from actual real time encounters from being used in criminal proceedings,requires law enforcement agencies utilizing body worn cameras to adopt policies governing their usage.

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2021 MS H.B. 898

Title - AN ACT TO REQUIRE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES TO RECORD INTERROGATIONS ON VIDEO AND PRESERVE SUCH RECORDINGS,AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.

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Requires law enforcement agencies to record interrogations on video and preserve such recordings.

2021 MS H.B. 751

Title - The Combating Violence, Disorder And Looting And Law Enforcement Protection Act

Law Number - 2021 MS H.B. 751

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Creates the Combating Violence, Disorder and Looting and Law Enforcement Protection Act of Mississippi,defines terms relating to such act,provides that anyone who acts with an assembly of six or more people and creates an immediate danger or disturbs any ...

Creates the Combating Violence, Disorder and Looting and Law Enforcement Protection Act of Mississippi,defines terms relating to such act,provides that anyone who acts with an assembly of six or more people and creates an immediate danger or disturbs any other person’s legal right of enjoyment shall be guilty of a felony,provides a defense to prosecution,prohibits any person in an assembly from obstructing traffic.

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2021 MS H.B. 1060

Title - AN ACT TO REQUIRE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES TO CONTACT THE MISSISSIPPI BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION WHEN THERE IS AN OFFICER-INVOLVED DEATH, INVOLVING ONE OF ITS OFFICERS,TO REQUIRE THE BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION TO INVESTIGATE SUCH OFFICER-INVOLVED DEATHS,TO REQUIRE THE BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION TO PROVIDE THE RESULTS OF SUCH INVESTIGATION TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL,TO REQUIRE THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO DETERMINE WHETHER THE RESULTS OF THE INVESTIGATION SHOULD BE PRESENTED TO THE GRAND JURY,TO REQUIRE THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO, IF RESULTS REQUIRE PRESENTATION BEFORE THE GRAND JURY, TO APPOINT A DISTRICT ATTORNEY AS A SPECIAL PROSECUTOR TO PRESENT THE EVIDENCE TO THE GRAND JURY,TO BRING FORWARD SECTIONS 45-1-6 AND 99-19-77, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, WHICH PROVIDE CERTAIN DUTIES OF THE BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION,TO BRING FORWARD SECTION 45-3-21, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, WHICH PROVIDES FOR THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE HIGHWAY SAFETY PATROL,TO BRING FORWARD SECTION 25-31-21, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, WHICH PROVIDES FOR THE IMPANELING OF THE GRAND JURY, FOR PURPOSES OF AMENDMENT,AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.

Law Number - 2021 MS H.B. 1060

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Requires law enforcement agencies to contact the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation when there is an officer involved death, involving one of its officers,requires the bureau of investigation to investigate such officer involved deaths,requires the burea...

Requires law enforcement agencies to contact the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation when there is an officer involved death, involving one of its officers,requires the bureau of investigation to investigate such officer involved deaths,requires the bureau of investigation to provide the results of such investigation to the attorney general,requires the attorney general to determine whether the results of the investigation should be presented to the grand jury.

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2021 MS H.B. 898

Title - AN ACT TO REQUIRE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES TO RECORD INTERROGATIONS ON VIDEO AND PRESERVE SUCH RECORDINGS,AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.

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Requires law enforcement agencies to record interrogations on video and preserve such recordings.

2021 MS H.B. 1060

Title - AN ACT TO REQUIRE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES TO CONTACT THE MISSISSIPPI BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION WHEN THERE IS AN OFFICER-INVOLVED DEATH, INVOLVING ONE OF ITS OFFICERS,TO REQUIRE THE BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION TO INVESTIGATE SUCH OFFICER-INVOLVED DEATHS,TO REQUIRE THE BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION TO PROVIDE THE RESULTS OF SUCH INVESTIGATION TO THE ATTORNEY GENERAL,TO REQUIRE THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO DETERMINE WHETHER THE RESULTS OF THE INVESTIGATION SHOULD BE PRESENTED TO THE GRAND JURY,TO REQUIRE THE ATTORNEY GENERAL TO, IF RESULTS REQUIRE PRESENTATION BEFORE THE GRAND JURY, TO APPOINT A DISTRICT ATTORNEY AS A SPECIAL PROSECUTOR TO PRESENT THE EVIDENCE TO THE GRAND JURY,TO BRING FORWARD SECTIONS 45-1-6 AND 99-19-77, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, WHICH PROVIDE CERTAIN DUTIES OF THE BUREAU OF INVESTIGATION,TO BRING FORWARD SECTION 45-3-21, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, WHICH PROVIDES FOR THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF THE HIGHWAY SAFETY PATROL,TO BRING FORWARD SECTION 25-31-21, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, WHICH PROVIDES FOR THE IMPANELING OF THE GRAND JURY, FOR PURPOSES OF AMENDMENT,AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.

Law Number - 2021 MS H.B. 1060

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Requires law enforcement agencies to contact the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation when there is an officer involved death, involving one of its officers,requires the bureau of investigation to investigate such officer involved deaths,requires the burea...

Requires law enforcement agencies to contact the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation when there is an officer involved death, involving one of its officers,requires the bureau of investigation to investigate such officer involved deaths,requires the bureau of investigation to provide the results of such investigation to the attorney general,requires the attorney general to determine whether the results of the investigation should be presented to the grand jury.

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2021 MS H.B. 1247

Title - AN ACT TO AMEND SECTIONS 21-21-3 AND 19-25-13, MISSISSIPPI CODE OF 1972, TO REQUIRE EACH SHERIFF OR POLICE OFFICER TO HAVE AT LEAST ONE LESS-LETHAL FORCE OPTION MADE AVAILABLE TO SUCH SHERIFF OR POLICE OFFICER WHILE ON DUTY,AND FOR RELATED PURPOSES.

Law Number - 2021 MS H.B. 1247

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Requires each sheriff or police officer to have at least one less lethal force option made available to such sheriff or police officer while on duty.