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Senate of Pennsylvania
Session of 2021 - 2022 Regular Session


Posted: June 21, 2022 03:45 PM
From: Senator Wayne Langerholc, Jr.
To: All Senate members
Subject: Recruitment and Retention of Law Enforcement Officers and Prosecutors
In the near future, I plan to introduce a resolution to create a special bipartisan, bicameral legislative commission to provide recommendations for the recruitment and retention of law enforcement officers and prosecutors in the Commonwealth.
In 2017, the General Assembly passed Senate Resolution 6 to undertake a comprehensive study into the challenges the Fire and EMS communities were facing. SR 6 produced numerous recommendations, many of which have been acted on.
A Senate Majority Policy Committee hearing in Ebensburg highlighted the challenges the law enforcement community is facing with the recruitment and retention of dedicated officers. The legislative commission will make its recommendations by June 30, 2023.
Please join me in co-sponsoring this resolution.

Introduced as SR345