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.
  • An individual shall complete a minimum of four hours of continuing education training over three years. 
CPI Training Can Help Your Department Comply With the Proposed Legislation
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.