Provides that a unit shall provide by ordinance the number of police reserve officers a law enforcement agency may appoint. Provides that the law enforcement training board may revoke, suspend, modify, or restrict a document showing compliance and qualifications for a unit's police reserve officer who has committed misconduct. Provides that a law enforcement agency hiring a police reserve officer must contact every other law enforcement agency that employed (or employs) the applicant and request the applicant's employment file and disciplinary record. Provides that a special law enforcement officer employed by the city of Indianapolis full time after June 30, 2023, to perform park ranger duties (park ranger) is subject to the same training requirements as regular law enforcement officers. Provides that the facilities of the Indiana law enforcement academy must be used to provide a park ranger with the required basic training. Provides that a park ranger is eligible for a line of duty death benefit from the state special death benefit fund.

Statutes affected:
Introduced Senate Bill (S): 36-8-3-20
Senate Bill (S): 5-2-1-2, 36-8-2-2, 36-8-3-20
Senate Bill (H): 5-2-1-2, 5-2-1-15, 5-10-10-4, 36-8-2-2, 36-8-3-20