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Department of Criminal Justice Services
Mandate 1167

Mandate Information
Mandate Title:
Criminal Justice Training and Standards
Purpose of legislation
The purpose of this bill is to review and update the compulsory minimum training standards for new law enforcement officers. Updates and revisions are to ensure that the training standards appropriately educate law enforcement officers in the areas of mental health, community policing, and serving individuals who are disabled, and shall include consideration for the recommendations of the President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing.
Legislation mandating a change
Budget item mandating a change Item 403 (2020)
VAC chapters to be amended
6 vac 20 - 20 : Rules Relating to Compulsory Minimum Training Standards for Law-Enforcement Officers
Associated Regulatory Actions
Action 5665: Comprehensive Review and Update of the Compulsory Minimum Training Standards for Law Enforcement Officers
Latest Stage: Proposed
Deadline for the regulation to become effective 6/30/2022
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