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2019 Session

Budget Bill - HB1700 (Chapter 854)

Department of Criminal Justice Services

Item 392

Item 392

First Year - FY2019Second Year - FY2020
Criminal Justice Training and Standards (30300)$2,086,689$2,086,689
$4,571,831
Criminal Justice Training Services (30303)FY2019 $633,714FY2020 $633,714
$2,838,856
Standards and Training (30304)FY2019 $982,307FY2020 $982,307
Law Enforcement Training and Education Assistance (30306)FY2019 $0FY2020 $280,000
Criminal Justice Academy Inspections and Audit Services (30307)FY2019 $470,668FY2020 $470,668
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2019 $1,264,407FY2020 $1,264,407
$3,749,549
SpecialFY2019 $822,282FY2020 $822,282

Authority: Title 9.1, Chapter 1, Code of Virginia.


A. The Director of the Department of Criminal Justice Services (the Director) and the Board of Criminal Justice Services (the Board) shall, in conjunction with the relevant stakeholders, review all of the compulsory minimum training standards which are applicable to law-enforcement officers and update them as needed. The Director and the Board shall ensure that the training standards appropriately educate law-enforcement officers in the areas of mental health, community policing, and serving individuals who are disabled. The updated compulsory minimum training standards shall, where appropriate, include consideration of, but not be limited to, the recommendations of the President's Task Force on 21st Century Policing. The Director shall identify current resources available to officers in dealing with situations related to mental health and identify what resources are needed. Any updates to the compulsory minimum training standards shall be completed by October 1, 2019 June 30, 2020, and shall be reported to the Chairmen of the House Committees on Militia, Police, and Public Safety, Courts of Justice, and Appropriations, and to the Chairmen of the Senate Committees for Courts of Justice and Finance.


B. Included in the amounts appropriated for this item is $280,000 the second year from the general fund for the Department to provide annual trainings on active shooter scenarios to school and community personnel.


C. Included in the amounts appropriated for this item is $427,630 the second year from the general fund for oversight and management of the school resource officer and school security officer certification and training programs, the provision of basic training courses for school resource officers and school personnel, and development and update Virginia-specific training resources for school resource officers and school security officers.


D.1. Included in the amounts appropriated for this item is $595,630 the second year from the general fund for the purpose of expanding training provided to members of threat assessment teams.


2. Included in the amounts appropriated for this item is $125,000 the second year from the general fund for the development of a case management tool for use by threat assessment teams, consistent with the provisions of House Bill 1734 of the 2019 Session of the General Assembly.


E. Included in the amounts appropriated for this item is $871,890 the second year from the general fund to enhance school safety training provided to Virginia school personnel, to include hosting live trainings and conferences, developing online training and curricula, and developing Virginia-specific school safety resources.