LAW ENFORCEMENT DUTY TO INTERVENE.

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House Bill 536 (Public) Filed Tuesday, April 13, 2021
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A DUTY FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS TO INTERVENE IN AND REPORT EXCESSIVE USE OF FORCE.
Intro. by Szoka, K. Baker, Hunter.

Status: Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate (Senate action) (May 6 2021)
H 536

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Apr 13 2021 - More information

    Amends GS 15A-401 (Arrest by Law Enforcement Officers) to add Subsection 15A-401 by adding (d1) establishing the duty of law enforcement officers who observe another officer using excessive force to intervene to prevent the use of excessive force and to report use of excessive force even if the officer was unable to intervene. Effective December 1, 2021, and applies to use of force on or after that date.


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