Senate BillNo. 1127


Introduced by Senator Hancock

(Principal coauthor: Senator Anderson)

February 17, 2016


An act relating to correctional officers.

LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL’S DIGEST

SB 1127, as introduced, Hancock. Correctional officers: training.

Existing law defines a correctional officer of the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation as a peace officer whose authority extends to any place in the state while engaged in the performance of his or her duties. Under existing law, every person described as a peace officer is required to complete an introductory training course prescribed by the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training, as specified.

This bill would state the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation to establish a blue ribbon panel of experts to review the curriculum of the Basic Correctional Officer Academy, as specified.

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 establish a blue ribbon panel of experts to review the
3curriculum of the Basic Correctional Officer Academy and
4recommend changes, additions, and improvements to the Governor,
5the Legislature, and the Commission on Peace Officer Standards
P2    1and Training, reflecting national and international best training
2practices.



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