IN HB1480 | 2021 | Regular Session

Status

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 14 2021 - 25% progression
Action: 2021-01-14 - First reading: referred to Committee on Veterans Affairs and Public Safety
Pending: House Veterans Affairs and Public Safety Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Introduced) [PDF]

Summary

Investigations of police officers. Requires the Indiana state police department (department) to investigate when a law enforcement officer uses force in attempting to apprehend or gain physical control of a person resulting in death or serious bodily injury to the person. Requires the law enforcement agency that employs the law enforcement officer to cooperate with the department in its investigation, but not to: (1) participate in the investigation; or (2) conduct an internal administrative investigation, if the internal administrative investigation interferes with the department's investigation. Requires the department to complete its investigation not later than 60 days after the date the department is notified of the incident and provide its findings to the county prosecutor or special prosecutor.

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Title

Investigations of police officers.

Sponsors


History

DateChamberAction
2021-01-14HouseFirst reading: referred to Committee on Veterans Affairs and Public Safety
2021-01-14HouseAuthored by Representative Pryor

Indiana State Sources


Bill Comments 750

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