Senate BillNo. 1321


Introduced by Senator Calderon

February 21, 2014


An act relating to peace officers.

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL’S DIGEST

SB 1321, as introduced, Calderon. Peace officers: training: canines.

Existing law establishes the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training in the Department of Justice and requires the commission to adopt rules establishing minimum standards regarding the recruitment of peace officers. Existing law requires the commission to develop guidelines and implement courses of instruction regarding racial profiling, handling domestic violence, hate crimes, and human trafficking, among others.

This bill would state the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation to require the commission to develop training requirements for peace officers in the humane treatment of canines when encountering canine behavior.

Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: no. State-mandated local program: no.

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:

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SECTION 1.  

It is the intent of the Legislature to enact
2legislation to require the Commission on Peace Officer Standards
3and Training to develop training requirements for peace officers
4in the humane treatment of canines when encountering canine
5behavior.



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