Police Commission Issues Temporary Regulations for Mental Health Evaluations

The Municipal Police Officers’ Education and Training Commission has published a temporary rulemaking to implement Act 59 of 2020, which provides for mental health evaluations of law enforcement officers. The rulemaking addresses confidentiality of requests or recommendations for mental health evaluations, confidentiality of mental health records, and municipal responsibilities. The temporary regulation will take effect July 14, 2021

Comments on the temporary rulemaking may be submitted by April 19, 2021, to Sgt. Leslie Barr, Policy and Legislative Affairs Office, State Police, 1800 Elmerton Ave., Harrisburg, PA 17110, e-mail lesbarr@pa.gov. Reference “#17-88, Chapter 72” when submitting comments. To read the temporary rulemaking, click here.  

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