CHAPTER 102

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 234

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 11 OF THE DELAWARE CODE, CHAPTER 84, RELATING TO THE DELAWARE POLICE TRAINING PROGRAM.

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Delaware:

Section 1. Amend Chapter 84, Title 11 of the Delaware Code, by adding thereto a new section designated as §8411, which new section shall read as follow:

§ 8411. Recruitment of trained Police Officers

Every municipality or other governmental unit of this State intending to employ on a permanent basis police officers who have satisfactorily completed the mandatory training as required under the provisions of this Chapter and who have completed their training while in the employ of another municipality or another governmental unit of this State within two years from the date of satisfactory completion of the said mandatory training shall reimburse the municipality or other governmental unit with whom the police officer was employed at the time of attending the mandatory training program for the cost of the expense of training the said officer, which shall include the salary, uniforms and equipment and other training expenses incurred while the officer was attending the mandatory training program. During the first year after completion of the mandatory training program the municipality or other governmental unit by whom the police officer was employed at the time of attending the mandatory training program shall be reimbursed for one hundred percent of those expenses. During the second year the municipality or other governmental unit shall be reimbursed fifty percent of the aforesaid expenses.