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Title 20 : Internal Security and Public Safety


Subchapter 002 : Unprofessional Conduct

(Cite as: 20 V.S.A. § 2407)
  • § 2407. Limitation on Council sanctions; first offense of Category B conduct

    (a) Category B conduct; first offense. If a law enforcement agency conducts a valid investigation of a complaint alleging that a law enforcement officer committed a first offense of Category B conduct, the Council shall take no action, except that the Council may take action for a first offense under subdivision 2401(2)(C) (excessive use of force under authority of the State), 2401(2)(F) (placing a person in a prohibited restraint), or 2401(2)(G) (failing to intervene and report to a supervisor when an officer observes another officer placing a person in a prohibited restraint or using excessive force) of this chapter.

    (b) "Offense" defined. As used in this section, an "offense" means any offense committed by a law enforcement officer during the course of his or her certification, and includes any offenses committed during employment at a previous law enforcement agency. (Added 2017, No. 56, § 1, eff. July 1, 2018; amended 2019, No. 147 (Adj. Sess.), § 5, eff. Sept. 1, 2020.)