2015 Missouri Revised Statutes
Chapter 590 Peace Officers, Selection, Training and Discipline
Section 590.050 Continuing education requirements.

MO Rev Stat § 590.050 (2015) What's This?

590.050. 1. The POST commission shall establish requirements for the continuing education of all peace officers. Peace officers who make traffic stops shall be required to receive three hours of training within the law enforcement continuing education three-year* reporting period concerning the prohibition against racial profiling and such training shall promote understanding and respect for racial and cultural differences and the use of effective, noncombative methods for carrying out law enforcement duties in a racially and culturally diverse environment.

2. The director shall license continuing education providers and may probate, suspend and revoke such licenses upon written notice stating the reasons for such action. Any person aggrieved by a decision of the director pursuant to this subsection may appeal as provided in chapter 536.

3. The costs of continuing law enforcement education shall be reimbursed in part by moneys from the peace officer standards and training commission fund created in section 590.178, subject to availability of funds, except that no such funds shall be used for the training of any person not actively commissioned or employed by a county or municipal law enforcement agency.

4. The director may engage in any activity intended to further the professionalism of peace officers through training and education, including the provision of specialized training through the department of public safety.

(L. 2001 H.B. 80, A.L. 2008 H.B. 2224 merged with S.B. 930 & 947 merged with S.B. 932)

*Word "hour" appears here in original rolls of S.B. 930 & 947, 2008.

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