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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 52, STATE GOVERNMENT, DEPARTMENTS AND OFFICERS
Chapter 17B: Establishment of department; "the department" defined
Section: 52:17B-77.12: Required training concerning bias intimidation crimes for police officers.
6. The Police Training Commission shall require all new police officers to complete two hours of training, which may include interactive training, in identifying, responding to, and reporting bias intimidation crimes. The Police Training Commission shall develop or revise the training course in consultation with the New Jersey Human Relations Council established pursuant to section 1 of P.L.1997, c.257 (C.52:9DD-8). The training course shall include the following topics:
a. features that identify or could identify a bias intimidation crime;
b. laws dealing with bias intimidation crimes;
c. law enforcement procedures, reporting, and documentation of bias intimidation crimes; and
d. techniques and methods to handle incidents of bias intimidation crimes, including training on how to deal sensitively with victims and referring victims of bias intimidation crimes to organizations that provide assistance and compensation to victims.
L.2007, c.303, s.6.
This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:55.
Older versions of 52:17B-77.12 (if available):
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