2011 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Committee Approved)

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VCPI Grant for Police Lineup Training (language only)

Item 384 #2s

Item 384 #2s

Public Safety
Criminal Justice Services, Department of

Page 330, following line 15, insert:
"8. To the Virginia Center for Policing Innovation, $300,000 for the development and implementation of a training program for law enforcement officers in the use of in-person and photo lineups, including legal and policy issues surrounding the use and conduct of police lineups, procedural issues, and recommended methodologies, ethical and diversity considerations, and other related issues as appropriate, consistent with the recommendations of the Virginia State Crime Commission.  This training program is intended to reach the maximum number of law enforcement officers, and is to be provided at no charge to the agencies or law enforcement officers for whom the training is provided."

(This amendment directs the Department of Criminal Justice Services to provide federal Byrne Justice Assistance Grant funding for the Virginia Center for Policing Innovation to develop and deliver a training program for law enforcement officers on in-person and photo lineups.)