H.R.3440 - Law Enforcement Officers Procedural Bill of Rights Act of 2007110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Sanchez, Linda T. [D-CA-39] (Introduced 08/03/2007)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||09/10/2007 Referred to the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, and Homeland Security. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3440 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (08/03/2007)
Law Enforcement Officers Procedural Bill of Rights Act of 2007 - Amends the Omnibus Crime Control and Safe Streets Act of 1968 to set forth the due process rights, including procedures, that shall be afforded a law enforcement officer who is the subject of an investigation or disciplinary hearing.
Requires law enforcement agencies to adopt and comply with a written complaint procedure that: (1) authorizes written complaints about a law enforcement officer from within and outside a law enforcement agency; (2) sets forth procedures for the investigation and disposition of such complaints; (3) provides for public access to required forms and information for submitting complaints; and (4) requires written notification to the complainant of the final disposition of the complaint and the reasons for such disposition.
Sets forth requirements for the initiation of a investigation of a law enforcement officer, interrogations, disciplinary action, administrative appeals, and the confidentiality and protection of officer personnel files. Requires that an investigation based on a complaint against an officer begin not later than 15 days after the receipt of such complaint.
Prohibits an officer from being compelled to submit to a lie detector test during an investigation..