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The 2021 Florida Statutes

Title XLVII
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE AND CORRECTIONS
Chapter 943
DEPARTMENT OF LAW ENFORCEMENT
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F.S. 943.1724
943.1724 Sexual assault investigation training.
(1) By July 1, 2022, each basic skills course required for a law enforcement officer to obtain initial certification must incorporate culturally responsive, trauma-informed training on interviewing sexual assault victims and investigations of incidents of sexual assault.
(2) By July 1, 2024, each law enforcement officer must successfully complete training on sexual assault, with an emphasis on culturally responsive, trauma-informed training on interviewing sexual assault victims and investigations of incidents of sexual assault as a part of the basic recruit training required under s. 943.13(9), training required under s. 943.131(4)(a), or as a part of continued training or education required under s. 943.135(1). If an officer fails to complete the training required under this subsection, his or her certification must be placed on inactive status until the officer’s employing agency notifies the commission that he or she has completed such training.
History.s. 3, ch. 2021-229.