Senate Bill 1127
Amended IN Senate April 06, 2016
CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2015–2016 REGULAR SESSION
|Senate Bill||No. 1127|
(Principal coauthor: Senator Anderson
LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL’S DIGEST
SB 1127, as amended, Hancock.
Correctional officers: training. Commission on Correctional Peace Officer Standards and Training: Internet Web site.
Existing law defines a correctional officer of the Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation as a peace officer whose authority extends to any place in the state while engaged in the performance of his or her duties. Under existing law, every person described as a peace officer is required to complete an introductory training course prescribed by the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training, as specified.
This bill would state the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation to establish a blue ribbon panel of experts to review the curriculum of the Basic Correctional Officer Academy, as specified.
Vote: MAJORITY Appropriation: NO Fiscal Committee:
NOYES Local Program: NO
The people of the State of California do enact as follows:
Section 13605 is added to the Penal Code, to read:
(a) To promote transparency and accountability, the commission shall establish and maintain an Internet Web site to include the following:
SECTION 1. It is the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation to establish a blue ribbon panel of experts to review the curriculum of the Basic Correctional Officer Academy and recommend changes, additions, and improvements to the Governor, the Legislature, and the Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training, reflecting national and international best training practices.
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