Bill Summaries: S456 (2017-2018 Session)

  • Summary date: Mar 28 2017 - View summary

    Amends GS 17C-6 and GS 17E-4 to direct the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission and the North Carolina Sheriffs' Education and Training Standards Commission to further establish minimum educational and training standards for entry level employment and retention as a criminal justice officer or as a justice officer (as defined in GS 17E-2(3)a., except for special deputy sheriffs as defined in that statute) that also include education on crisis intervention training for interaction with people suffering with mental illness, and de-escalation training for diffusing potentially dangerous or threatening situations in efforts to prevent harm to a citizen or officer.

    Effective October 1, 2017.