2012 Vermont Statutes
Title 20 Internal Security and Public Safety
Chapter 151 VERMONT CRIMINAL JUSTICE TRAINING COUNCIL
§ 2366 Law enforcement agencies; bias-free policing policy; race data collection


20 V.S.A. § 2366. What's This?

§ 2366. Law enforcement agencies; bias-free policing policy; race data collection

(a) No later than January 1, 2013, every state, local, county, and municipal law enforcement agency that employs one or more certified law enforcement officers shall adopt a bias-free policing policy. The policy shall contain the essential elements of such a policy as determined by the Law Enforcement Advisory Board after its review of the current Vermont State Police Policy and the most current model policy issued by the office of the attorney general.

(b) The policy shall encourage ongoing bias-free law enforcement training for state, local, county, and municipal law enforcement agencies.

(c) State, local, county, and municipal law enforcement agencies that employ one or more certified law enforcement officers are encouraged to work with the Vermont association of chiefs of police to extend the collection of roadside-stop race data uniformly throughout state law enforcement agencies, with the goal of obtaining uniform roadside-stop race data for analysis. (Added 2011, No. 134 (Adj. Sess.), § 2.)

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