1. Each law enforcement agency shall adopt policies setting forth when a peace officer
who is employed by the agency is required to be trained in effective responses to
incidents involving dogs or where dogs are present.
2. In adopting the policies required by subsection 1, each law enforcement agency
must consider the job descriptions, work environments and duties of the peace officers
employed by the agency.
3. Training for a peace officer who is required pursuant to subsection 1 to be trained
in effective responses to incidents involving dogs or where dogs are present must
include, without limitation:
(a) Differentiating between aggressive and nonthreatening dog behaviors;
(b) Nonlethal methods of handling potentially dangerous dogs;
(c) The role and capabilities of local animal control agencies; and
(d) Any related subjects the Commission deems appropriate.
4. The Commission shall adopt regulations regarding the minimum standards for training
in effective responses to incidents involving dogs or where dogs are present.
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