Difference between revisions of "Talk:Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training"
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- https://minnlawyer.com/2020/07/27/bar-buzz-police-reform-legislation-signed/ Among its provisions, the bill includes a ban on warrior-style training, restrictions on chokeholds and police arbitration reform. It also requires officers to intervene and report when they witness excessive use of force, increases membership on the Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Board and rewrites statewide POST Board use-of-force policy, among other provisions.
- https://www.mnsenaterepublicans.com/new-laws-effective-aug-1-2020/ expanding membership of the Peace Officers Standards and Training Board from 15 members to 17 by appointing additional community members; requiring the board by Sept. 1, 2020 to adopt a comprehensive use of force model policy to be implemented by every law enforcement agency; requiring the board to consult with the Human Services Department and other mental health stakeholders to create a list of approved training courses related to responding to a mental health crisis and requiring officers to complete a minimum of six hours of training;
- https://www.pinejournal.com/news/government-and-politics/6584387-Walz-signs-police-reform-law-but-advocates-question-if-it-goes-far-enough The law adds to the state's Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) Board four citizen members and establishes a Police-Community Relations Council. The 15-member council including state law enforcement leaders and community members and activists will advise the POST Board "on all matters related to police-community relations," review state data on officers' uses of force and recommend discipline for officer misconduct. The POST Board will have to accept the council's discipline recommendations unless they override them with a two-thirds majority vote.