7 LONG TITLE
8 General Description:
9 This bill prohibits a political subdivision or law enforcement agency from imposing an
10 arrest Ĥ→ [
11 Highlighted Provisions:
12 This bill:
12a Ĥ→ ▸ defines terms; and ←Ĥ
13 ▸ prohibits a political subdivision or law enforcement agency from requiring or
14 directing a peace officer to meet an arrest Ĥ→ [
15 Money Appropriated in this Bill:
17 Other Special Clauses:
19 Utah Code Sections Affected:
21 77-7-27, Utah Code Annotated 1953
23 Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
24 Section 1. Section 77-7-27 is enacted to read:
25 77-7-27. Quotas for arrest, citation Ĥ→ [
26 (1) As used in this section:
27 (a) "Law enforcement agency" means an entity of the state, or a political subdivision of
28 the state, that exists primarily to prevent and detect crime and enforce criminal laws, statutes,
29 or ordinances.
30 (b) Ĥ→ [
31 regarding the number or percentage of Ĥ→ [
31a arrests made by a law
32 enforcement officer.
33 Ĥ→ [
34 officer have a certain number of contacts with the community during a specified period of time.
35 (2) A political subdivision or law enforcement agency employing a peace officer may
36 not require Ĥ→ [
37 (3) Subsection (2) does not prohibit a political subdivision or law enforcement agency
38 from including a peace officer's engagement with the community or enforcement activity as
39 part of an overall determination of the peace officer's performance.