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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 6007

 

January Session, 2013

 

LCO No. 948

   

Referred to Committee on PUBLIC SAFETY AND SECURITY

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. DARGAN, 115th Dist.

REP. GENGA, 10th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING "BLUE ALERTS".

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That the general statutes be amended to establish a "blue alert" system to alert the public when a law enforcement agent has been seriously injured or killed or is missing, and law enforcement agencies are searching for a suspect who is considered an imminent threat, and to set forth criteria that must be met for the activation of the system.

Statement of Purpose:

To establish a system to alert the public when a law enforcement agent has been seriously injured or killed or is missing and solicit the public's assistance in apprehending the suspect.