A law passed last month by the Legislature in response to the 1992 police killin
A law passed last month by the Legislature in response to the 1992 police killing of Katherine Hegarty is designed to make police officers throughout the state better trained and more accountable for their actions, but critics say the legislation lacks the funding necessary to implement the measures. The law includes provisions mandating police department policies for specific situations; academic and physical standards for all recruits seeking entry into the police academy; a one-year probationary period for all new officers; and limited public input into law enforcement matters. Details.
Police -- Policies and practice, Katherine A Hegarty
"A law passed last month by the Legislature in response to the 1992 police killin" (1994). Maine News Index – Portland Press Herald. 12947.
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