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§ 7-430. Cultural competency model training curriculum

West's Annotated Code of MarylandEducationEffective: October 1, 2016

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Education (Refs & Annos)
Division II. Elementary and Secondary Education [Titles 2-9.5] (Refs & Annos)
Title 7. Public Schools (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 4. Health and Safety of Students (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2016
MD Code, Education, § 7-430
§ 7-430. Cultural competency model training curriculum
Curriculum developed for law enforcement officers
(a) The Maryland Police Training and Standards Commission, in consultation with the Department, shall develop a cultural competency model training curriculum for law enforcement officers assigned to public schools.
Scope of curriculum
(b)(1) The cultural competency model training curriculum shall teach behaviors, attitudes, and policies that enable law enforcement officers to understand, communicate with, and effectively interact with the individuals, organizations, and institutions in the community in which the public school to which a law enforcement officer is assigned is located.
(2) The cultural competency model training curriculum shall include:
(i) Personal exposure to the individuals, organizations, and institutions within the assigned community; and
(ii) Knowledge of government and community services available to help prevent juvenile arrests.
Completion of curriculum required before officer begins assignment
(c) A law enforcement officer who is assigned to patrol a school building or school grounds is encouraged to complete the cultural competency model training curriculum established under subsection (b) of this section before the law enforcement officer begins an assignment in a public school.

Credits

Added by Acts 2010, c. 370, § 1, eff. July 1, 2010; Acts 2010, c. 371, § 1, eff. July 1, 2010. Amended by Acts 2016, c. 8, § 5.
MD Code, Education, § 7-430, MD EDUC § 7-430
Current through legislation effective through May 16, 2022, from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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