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Require Psychological and Bias Screenings


All officers hired by a municipal or County police
department shall undergo a full psychological screening,
in conjunction with a bias screening, by a Countyapproved
psychiatrist or psychologist. New hires shall
also receive a full background investigation. All police
departments shall contact Missouri POST to review
the license status and any known disciplinary history of
potential hires before making an offer of employment.
(Adapted from Action Item 6.1.4 of Presidential Task
Force on 21st Century Policing report)

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Know the new rights secured by recent legislation to municipal courts and government, namely 2015 Missouri Senate Bill 5, which is now law.

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