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2019 SC S 1240

Title - Law Enforcement Standards

Law Number - 2019 SC S 1240

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Enacts the SC LEADS Act, relates to the Law Enforcement Training Council and Criminal Justice Academy, provides that the Law Enforcement Training Council shall establish required standards for all law enforcement agencies, provides that the Council shall ...

Enacts the SC LEADS Act, relates to the Law Enforcement Training Council and Criminal Justice Academy, provides that the Law Enforcement Training Council shall establish required standards for all law enforcement agencies, provides that the Council shall have the authority to take punitive action against any law enforcement agency that refuses to implement and enforce compliance with these standards, provides a penalty for such a failure.

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2019 SC S 1242

Title - Law Enforcement Officer Certification Requirements

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Relates to the certification requirement for law enforcement officers, requires law enforcement officers to complete an approved field training program, provides that a law enforcement officer who is not certified shall only perform his duties as a law en...

Relates to the certification requirement for law enforcement officers, requires law enforcement officers to complete an approved field training program, provides that a law enforcement officer who is not certified shall only perform his duties as a law enforcement officer under certain circumstances and while accompanied by a certified law enforcement officer.

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2019 SC S 1243

Title - Chiefs of Police Training Program

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Relates to the law enforcement training council and criminal justice academy, provides for a model training program for newly appointed Chiefs of Police, provides for revisions to the program and the time period to complete the program, provides that the ...

Relates to the law enforcement training council and criminal justice academy, provides for a model training program for newly appointed Chiefs of Police, provides for revisions to the program and the time period to complete the program, provides that the training program does not apply to duly elected Sheriffs.

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2019 SC S 1244

Title - Law Enforcement Misconduct Allegations

Law Number - 2019 SC S 1244

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Relates to adjudications of allegations of law enforcement misconduct, provides that misconduct also means willfully failing to intervene when observing another law enforcement officer not complying with the standards established by the Law Enforcement Tr...

Relates to adjudications of allegations of law enforcement misconduct, provides that misconduct also means willfully failing to intervene when observing another law enforcement officer not complying with the standards established by the Law Enforcement Training Council, provides that a law enforcement agency that has made a report shall fully cooperate with any investigation by the Council.

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2019 SC H 5517

Title - Memorial in honor of Ahmaud Arbery

Law Number - 2019 SC H 5517

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That the members of the South Carolina House of Representatives, by this resolution, express their profound sorrow upon the passing of Ahmaud Arbery, extend their deepest sympathy to his family, and commit their attention to addressing systemic racism and...

That the members of the South Carolina House of Representatives, by this resolution, express their profound sorrow upon the passing of Ahmaud Arbery, extend their deepest sympathy to his family, and commit their attention to addressing systemic racism and its impact on communities of color.

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2019 SC H 5518

Title - Memorial in honor of George Floyd

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That the members of the South Carolina House of Representatives, by this resolution, express the profound sorrow of the members on the passing of George Floyd, extend their deepest sympathy to his family, and commit their attention to combating police bru...

That the members of the South Carolina House of Representatives, by this resolution, express the profound sorrow of the members on the passing of George Floyd, extend their deepest sympathy to his family, and commit their attention to combating police brutality while addressing systemic racism as it exists in South Carolina.

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2019 SC H 5516

Title - Memorial in Honor of Breonna Taylor

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That the members of the South Carolina House of Representatives, by this resolution, "express their profound sorrow upon the passing of Breonna Taylor, extend their deepest sympathy to her family, and recognize South Carolina's duty to fight systemic raci...

That the members of the South Carolina House of Representatives, by this resolution, “express their profound sorrow upon the passing of Breonna Taylor, extend their deepest sympathy to her family, and recognize South Carolina’s duty to fight systemic racism and its impact on communities of color.”

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2019 SC S 1238

Title - Police Misconduct Determinations and Registry

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Relates to evidence of good character concerning certification as a law enforcement officer, provides that favorable results of a review of the central registry of police misconduct is required to make a determination of good character, relates to the Law...

Relates to evidence of good character concerning certification as a law enforcement officer, provides that favorable results of a review of the central registry of police misconduct is required to make a determination of good character, relates to the Law Enforcement Training Council and Criminal Justice Academy, provides that the Law Enforcement Training Council shall operate and maintain the central registry of police misconduct.

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2019 SC H 4709

Title - Officer cameras

Law Number - 2019 SC H 4709

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"(B) A law enforcement agency or law enforcement officer shall not, nor direct a third party to, install, activate, or use any biometric surveillance system, including, but not limited to, in connection with an officer's camera or any information collecte...

“(B) A law enforcement agency or law enforcement officer shall not, nor direct a third party to, install, activate, or use any biometric surveillance system, including, but not limited to, in connection with an officer’s camera or any information collected by an officer’s camera.

(C) No surveillance information secured in violation of this section may be offered or admitted as evidence in any trial, hearing, or proceedings of any kind in any court of competent jurisdiction. In addition to any evidentiary rulings, or other sanctions, penalties, or remedies provided by law, a person may bring an action for equitable or declaratory relief in a court of competent jurisdiction against a law enforcement agency that violates this section.”

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2019 SC H 4686

Title - Deadly Force Immunity

Law Number - 2019 SC H 4686

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Relates to immunity from criminal prosecution and civil actions under certain circumstances for the DISPLAY of deadly force against another person.