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First Appearance | June 2024

June 28, 2024

New Law Enforcement Training Resource 

NCSL recently updated and expanded the 50-state statutory database on law enforcement training. You can now filter statutes into additional subcategories, including the type of training: continuing education, specialization training or initial academy requirements. The database can also be used to search by filtering common training topics, by state, or by keyword search across statute excerpts.  

NCSL: Law Enforcement Statutory Database 

NCSL Town Hall: Pretrial Policy 

The latest NCSL Town Hall features two recent NCSL Pretrial Policy Fellows program graduates, Illinois Sen. Elgie Sims and Delaware Sen. Brian Pettyjohn. Both talked about how the fellowship program aided them with legislation in their own states. You’ll also hear about pretrial reforms in both states, including Delaware’s pending amendment of the state’s constitution.  

NCSL: The Pretrial Policy Fellows Program 

Policing State Teams Meeting

Policing State Teams Meeting

Lawmakers, legislative staff and law enforcement representatives from seven states recently met in Charleston, S.C., for NCSL’s Policing State Teams Meeting. Attendees covered topics from crisis response and officer wellbeing to clearance rates and recruitment and retention. Teams from each state participated in facilitated discussions with NCSL staff to identify policy goals. 

State Approaches to Sentence Credits

Sentence credits expand the opportunities for and accelerate the timeline of release, reducing the budgetary impacts of incarceration on states. These credits are in place in at least 42 states. NCSL’s new brief provides additional information on state approaches to good time and earned time laws.  

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