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Public Safety and Security Committee
PUBLIC HEARING AGENDA
Tuesday, March 3, 2009
11:00 AM in Room 2C of the LOB
H.B. No. 6563 (RAISED) AN ACT CONCERNING THE INVESTIGATION OF MISSING PERSONS REPORTS.
Proposed Bill No. 5032
January Session, 2009
LCO No. 77
Referred to Committee on Public Safety and Security
REP. NARDELLO, 89th Dist.
AN ACT CONCERNING MISSING PERSONS.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:
That chapters 104 and 529 of the general statutes be amended to provide that the state police and each municipal police department shall immediately accept a report of an adult missing person; that sensitivity training be provided for all police officers; that, when deemed necessary, a helicopter with heat seeking equipment be used to search for a missing person; that a CD be created for use in police cars with a step-by-step process for police officers to follow upon receipt of a report of a missing person; that a National Crime Information Center (NCIC) missing person report be filled out fully and timely; that police officer recruits be trained in the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System (NamUs); and that DNA be collected from homicide victims.
Statement of Purpose:
To ensure that reports of missing persons are accepted and investigated timely and effectively by the police.