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Title XLVII
CRIMINAL PROCEDURE AND CORRECTIONS
Chapter 943
DEPARTMENT OF LAW ENFORCEMENT
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F.S. 943.1729
943.1729 Skills training relating to community policing.
(1) DEFINITION.As used in this section, “community policing” means a policing technique or strategy as defined in s. 163.340.
(2) BASIC SKILLS COURSE.The Criminal Justice Standards and Training Commission may incorporate community policing concepts into the course curriculum required in order for law enforcement officers to obtain initial certification.
(3) CONTINUING TRAINING.The commission may establish a continued employment training component related to community policing techniques before January 1, 1999. Completion of the training component shall count toward the 40 hours of required instruction for continued employment or appointment as a law enforcement officer.
History.s. 21, ch. 98-314.