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Title 20 : Internal Security and Public Safety


Subchapter 001 : General Provisions

(Cite as: 20 V.S.A. § 2365)
  • § 2365. Domestic violence training

    (a) In order to remain certified, law enforcement officers shall receive by 2011 at least eight hours of domestic violence training in a program approved by the Vermont Criminal Justice Council and the Vermont Network Against Domestic and Sexual Violence.

    (b) Law enforcement officers shall receive domestic violence retraining every two years in a program approved by the Vermont Criminal Justice Council.

    (c) The Vermont Police Academy shall employ a domestic violence trainer for the sole purpose of training Vermont law enforcement and related practitioners on issues related to domestic violence. Funding for this position shall be transferred by the Center for Crime Victim Services from the Domestic and Sexual Violence Special Fund created by 13 V.S.A. § 5360. (Added 2007, No. 174 (Adj. Sess.), § 15; amended 2009, No. 156 (Adj. Sess.), § E.220.1, eff. June 3, 2010; 2011, No. 162 (Adj. Sess.), § E.220.4; 2015, No. 97 (Adj. Sess.), § 82.)