Under existing law, a law enforcement officer must successfully complete the law enforcement training course at an academy approved by the Alabama Peace Officers' Standards and Training Commission before he or she can be a certified officer
This bill would require the Alabama Peace Officers' Standards and Training Commission to provide mandatory mental health awareness training, which emphasizes crisis intervention concepts, for trainees in commission-approved academies
This bill would also require a certified law enforcement officer to complete a continuing education course relating to mental health awareness
Relating to law enforcement officers; to require the Alabama Peace Officers' Standards and Training Commission to provide a mandatory Mental Health Awareness/Crisis Intervention Training program for existing law enforcement officers and certain trainees under certain conditions.
|February 2, 2021||S||Read for the first time and referred to the Senate committee on Governmental Affairs|
|Bill Text||SB14 Alabama 2021 Session - Introduced|