Connecticut Seal

General Assembly

 

Raised Bill No. 6295

January Session, 2011

 

LCO No. 2871

 

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Referred to Committee on Public Safety and Security

 

Introduced by:

 

(PS)

 

AN ACT CONCERNING LATERAL TRANSFERS OF POLICE OFFICERS.

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

Section 1. Subsection (f) of section 7-294d of the general statutes is repealed and the following is substituted in lieu thereof (Effective October 1, 2011):

(f) The provisions of this section shall not apply to (1) any state police training school or program, (2) any sworn member of the Division of State Police within the Department of Public Safety, (3) Connecticut National Guard security personnel, when acting within the scope of their National Guard duties, who have satisfactorily completed a program of police training conducted by the United States Army or Air Force, (4) employees of the Judicial Department, (5) municipal animal control officers appointed pursuant to section 22-331, or (6) fire police appointed pursuant to section 7-313a. The provisions of this section with respect to renewal of certification upon satisfactory completion of review training programs shall not apply to any chief inspector or inspector in the Division of Criminal Justice who has satisfactorily completed a program of police training conducted by the division. Notwithstanding the provisions of subsection (b) of this section, any police officer certified in accordance with subsection (a) of this section may transfer to another police department within this state without repeating minimum basic training or entry-level requirements.

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Section 1

October 1, 2011

7-294d(f)

Statement of Purpose:

To repeal the regulation that requires certified police officers to satisfy Police Officer Standards and Training Council entry-level requirements in order to laterally transfer to another police department.

[Proposed deletions are enclosed in brackets. Proposed additions are indicated by underline, except that when the entire text of a bill or resolution or a section of a bill or resolution is new, it is not underlined.]