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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 6663

 

January Session, 2017

 

LCO No. 1718

 

*01718*

Referred to Committee on LABOR AND PUBLIC EMPLOYEES

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. PORTER, 94th Dist.

 

AN ACT CONCERNING POLICE MISCONDUCT.

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

That the general statutes be amended to provide for the immediate suspension without pay for any state or municipal police officer who uses excessive force and the automatic termination of any state or municipal police officer who is convicted of or pleads guilty or nolo contendere to any crime related to such officer's employment.

Statement of Purpose:

To establish accountability for police officers by creating consequences when police officers use excessive force.