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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Section 116B: Hate crimes; police instruction

[Text of section effective until July 1, 2021. For text effective July 1, 2021, see below.]

Section 116B. The municipal police training committee shall provide instruction for police officers in identifying, responding to and reporting all incidents of hate crime, as defined in section thirty-two of chapter twenty-two C. The municipal police training committee shall include such instruction in all curricula for recruits and in-service trainees and in all police academies operated or certified by said committee.


Chapter 6: Section 116B. Hate crimes; police instruction

[Text of section as amended by 2020, 253, Sec. 9 effective July 1, 2021. See 2020, 253, Sec. 122. For text effective until July 1, 2021, see above.]

Section 116B. The municipal police training committee shall provide instruction for police officers in identifying, responding to and reporting all incidents of hate crime, as defined in section thirty-two of chapter twenty-two C. The municipal police training committee shall include such instruction in all curricula for recruits and in-service trainees and in all police schools, academies and programs operated or certified by said committee.