Awaiting Guidance On Calif. Peace Officer Bias Screenings

CATEGORY: Authored Articles
CLIENT TYPE: Public Employers, Public Safety
DATE: Apr 07, 2022

Partner Geoff Sheldon and Associate Paul Knothe authored the article “Awaiting Guidance On Calif. Peace Officer Bias Screenings” for Law360.  The article discusses AB846, which added a requirement to the preemployment process for peace officers, mandating that they be screened for bias on the grounds of race or ethnicity, gender, nationality, religion, disability or sexual orientation, effective Jan. 1, 2021.  Although POST published proposed regulations in September 2021, it was unable to issue final regulations by the statutory deadline, raising questions for law enforcement agencies on how to proceed.

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