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S 2820

Title - An Act to reform police standards and shift resources to build a more equitable, fair and just commonwealth that values Black lives and communities of color

Law Number - S 2820

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Would create a permanent commission on the status of African Americans. The powers of the commission shall include, but not be limited to: (i) directing a staff to perform its duties,(ii) holding regular, public meetings and fact-finding hearings and othe...

Would create a permanent commission on the status of African Americans. The powers of the commission shall include, but not be limited to: (i) directing a staff
to perform its duties,(ii) holding regular, public meetings and fact-finding hearings and other
public forums as necessary,(iii) using the voluntary and uncompensated services of private
individuals, agencies and organizations that may from time to time be offered and needed,
including provision of meeting places and refreshments,(iv) establishing and maintaining offices
that it considers necessary, subject to appropriation,(v) enacting by-laws for its own governance;
(vi) contract or collaborate with academic institutions, private sector consultants or other
professionals for research and analysis,and (vii) recommending policies and making
recommendations to agencies and officers of the state and local subdivisions of government to
effectuate the purposes of subsection (d).

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S 945

Title - Training, Personnel Management, De-escalation, Use of Force

Law Number - S 945

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An act to provide for the creation of the commission on law enforcement standards,to prescribe its membership, powers, and duties,to prescribe the reporting responsibilities of certain state and local agencies,to require certain training for law enforceme...

An act to provide for the creation of the commission on law enforcement standards,to prescribe its membership, powers, and duties,to prescribe the reporting responsibilities of certain state and local agencies,to require certain training for law enforcemebt officers,to provide for additional costs in criminal cases,to provide for the establishment of the law enforcement officers training fund,and to provide for disbursement of allocations from the law enforcement officers training fund to local agencies of government participating in a police training program.

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