Minnesota SF 2753
, referred to the senate finance committee on March 30, 2016, concerns training for peace officers:
- The bill requires the Peace Officer Standards and Training Board to create a list of approved training courses to instruct peace officers in the techniques of responding to a mental health crisis.
- The training course must include techniques for:
(1) relating to individuals with mental illnesses and their families; and
(2) crisis de-escalation.
CPI Training Can Help Your Department Comply With the Proposed Legislation
- An individual shall complete a minimum of four hours of continuing education training over three years.
CPI offers training and resources to help workplaces meet legislation like the proposed Minnesota bill. Nonviolent Crisis Intervention®
training equips staff with techniques for the prevention of workplace violence. With a focus on prevention, the program can help keep your staff safer.