WEIGH IN ON
2021 SESSION BILLS: Hb 2931/2932
HOUSE BILL 2931:
Mandatory Medical Exams
Background: HB 2931 requires an officer to ensure that anyone they arrest receives a medical examination, even if they refuse medical attention. This may violate arrestees' civil rights and places officers in a legally questionable position. If HB 2932 passes as well, an officer that compels the examination may appear by name on a "use of force" database. ORCOPS recommends a NO vote.
HOUSE BILL 2932:
"Use of Force" Database
Background: HB 2932 establishes a database of all "use of force" incidents or threats of force (undefined), publicly searchable by officer. This would include numerous scenarios where an officer is acting within policy as well as threats or implications of force that are part of a de-escalation strategy. ORCOPS recommends a NO vote.
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