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2021 ME H.B. 806

Title - An Act Relating to Personnel Working in Public Safety

Law Number - 2021 ME H.B. 806

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Authorizes transport officers to transport prisoners to and from court pursuant to a writ of habeas corpus and to provide safe and secure custody of prisoners during the proceedings, as directed by the court,allows a transport officer to use a reasonable ...

Authorizes transport officers to transport prisoners to and from court pursuant to a writ of habeas corpus and to provide safe and secure custody of prisoners during the proceedings, as directed by the court,allows a transport officer to use a reasonable degree of nondeadly force and deadly force, based on the provisions applicable to law enforcement officers,clarifies the power of corrections personnel to use force by eliminating the current law’s cross-reference.

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2021 ME H.B. 806

Title - An Act Relating to Personnel Working in Public Safety

Law Number - 2021 ME H.B. 806

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Authorizes transport officers to transport prisoners to and from court pursuant to a writ of habeas corpus and to provide safe and secure custody of prisoners during the proceedings, as directed by the court,allows a transport officer to use a reasonable ...

Authorizes transport officers to transport prisoners to and from court pursuant to a writ of habeas corpus and to provide safe and secure custody of prisoners during the proceedings, as directed by the court,allows a transport officer to use a reasonable degree of nondeadly force and deadly force, based on the provisions applicable to law enforcement officers,clarifies the power of corrections personnel to use force by eliminating the current law’s cross-reference.

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2021 PA H.B. 728

Title - Providing for use of force reporting and for duties of the Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training Commission, the Pennsylvania State Police and law enforcement agencies

Law Number - 2021 PA H.B. 728

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Provides for use of force reporting and for duties of the Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training Commission, the Pennsylvania State Police and law enforcement agencies.

2021 MI S.R. 28

Title - Senators Bayer, Irwin, Wojno, Polehanki, Brinks, Chang and Hollier offered the following resolution:

Law Number - 2021 MI S.R. 28

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Urges the Senate of the United States to pass, and the President of the United States to sign, legislation to ban chokeholds, end racial and religious profiling, establish a national database to track police misconduct, and prohibit certain no-knock warra...

Urges the Senate of the United States to pass, and the President of the United States to sign, legislation to ban chokeholds, end racial and religious profiling, establish a national database to track police misconduct, and prohibit certain no-knock warrants, among other initiatives.

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2021 PA H.B. 728

Title - Providing for use of force reporting and for duties of the Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training Commission

Law Number - 2021 PA H.B. 728

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Provides for use of force reporting and for duties of the Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training Commission, the Pennsylvania State Police and law enforcement agencies.

2021 MI S.R. 28

Title - Senators Bayer, Irwin, Wojno, Polehanki, Brinks, Chang and Hollier offered the following resolution:

Law Number - 2021 MI S.R. 28

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Urges the Senate of the United States to pass, and the President of the United States to sign, legislation to ban chokeholds, end racial and religious profiling, establish a national database to track police misconduct, and prohibit certain no-knock warra...

Urges the Senate of the United States to pass, and the President of the United States to sign, legislation to ban chokeholds, end racial and religious profiling, establish a national database to track police misconduct, and prohibit certain no-knock warrants, among other initiatives.

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2021 CO S.B. 183

Title - AN ACT CONCERNING THE MODIFICATION OF MEASURES TO ENSURE LAW ENFORCEMENT ACCOUNTABILITY.

Law Number - 2021 CO S.B. 183

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Concerns the modification of measures to ensure law enforcement accountability.

2021 CO S.B. 183

Title - AN ACT CONCERNING THE MODIFICATION OF MEASURES TO ENSURE LAW ENFORCEMENT ACCOUNTABILITY.

Law Number - 2021 CO S.B. 183

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Concerns the modification of measures to ensure law enforcement accountability.

2021 NV S.B. 236

Title - AN ACT relating to public safety,requiring law enforcement agencies to establish early warning systems to identify peace officers who display bias indicators or other problematic behavior,establishing provisions relating to the recording, collection and review of information concerning traffic stops made by law enforcement officers,imposing certain duties on the Department of Public Safety and law enforcement agencies regarding the recording, collection and review of such information,authorizing the Department to adopt regulations relating to the recording, collection and review of such information,requiring the Legislative Commission to appoint a committee to conduct an interim study relating to the establishment of crisis response call centers,and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

Law Number - 2021 NV S.B. 236

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Relates to public safety, requires law enforcement agencies to establish early warning systems to identify peace officers who display bias indicators or other problematic behavior, authorizes the Peace Officers' Standards and Training Commission to adopt ...

Relates to public safety, requires law enforcement agencies to establish early warning systems to identify peace officers who display bias indicators or other problematic behavior, authorizes the Peace Officers’ Standards and Training Commission to adopt regulations relating to such early warning systems, revises the qualifications for certification as a peace officer by the Commission, imposes liability on peace officers who subject another

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2021 NV A.B. 268

Title - AN ACT relating to peace officers,requiring certain law enforcement agencies to adopt a written policy regarding the use of force and make the written policy available to the public on the Internet website maintained by the law enforcement agency, if any,prohibiting a peace officer from using deadly force against a person based on the danger that the person poses to himself or herself under certain circumstances,and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

Law Number - 2021 NV A.B. 268

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Relates to peace officers,requires each law enforcement agency to adopt a written policy regarding the use of force,prohibits a peace officer from using deadly force against a person based on the danger that the person poses to himself or herself under ce...

Relates to peace officers,requires each law enforcement agency to adopt a written policy regarding the use of force,prohibits a peace officer from using deadly force against a person based on the danger that the person poses to himself or herself under certain circumstances,provides other matters properly relating thereto.

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2021 NV A.B. 268

Title - AN ACT relating to peace officers,requiring certain law enforcement agencies to adopt a written policy regarding the use of force and make the written policy available to the public on the Internet website maintained by the law enforcement agency, if any,prohibiting a peace officer from using deadly force against a person based on the danger that the person poses to himself or herself under certain circumstances,and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

Law Number - 2021 NV A.B. 268

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Relates to peace officers,requires each law enforcement agency to adopt a written policy regarding the use of force,prohibits a peace officer from using deadly force against a person based on the danger that the person poses to himself or herself under ce...

Relates to peace officers,requires each law enforcement agency to adopt a written policy regarding the use of force,prohibits a peace officer from using deadly force against a person based on the danger that the person poses to himself or herself under certain circumstances,provides other matters properly relating thereto.

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2021 NV S.B. 212

Title - AN ACT relating to peace officers,revising provisions relating to the use of force by peace officers,requiring certain law enforcement agencies to adopt a written policy relating to the use of force,requiring certain law enforcement agencies to submit to the Central Repository for Nevada Records of Criminal History certain information relating to certain incidents involving the use of force by peace officers,requiring the preparation and submittal of a report relating to such information,imposing certain restrictions and requirements regarding the use of restraint chairs,prohibiting peace officers from using certain forms of force under certain circumstances,and providing other matters properly relating thereto.

Law Number - 2021 NV S.B. 212

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elates to peace officers, revises provisions relating to the use of force by peace officers, requires certain law enforcement agencies to submit to the Office of the Attorney General certain information relating to certain incidents involving the use of f...

elates to peace officers, revises provisions relating to the use of force by peace officers, requires certain law enforcement agencies to submit to the Office of the Attorney General certain information relating to certain incidents involving the use of force by peace officers, requires the preparation and submittal of a report relating to such information, prohibits the use of restraint chairs.

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