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Public Body Law Enforcement Agency Act (Excerpt) Act 378 Of 2004

Published: 2015

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Act 378 of 2004

28.585 Law enforcement agency oversight committee.Sec. 5.

(1) A public body that creates a law enforcement agency under this act shall appoint a law enforcement agency oversight committee consisting of not less than 6 individuals nominated and appointed by the governing entity of the public body, as follows:

(a) Two elected officials from a city, village, township, or county in which all or part of the property of the public body is located.

(b) Not less than 2 representatives of local law enforcement, 1 of whom shall not be of supervisory or management rank.

(c) Two individuals representing the general public who reside within the proposed law enforcement agency's jurisdiction.

(2) A law enforcement agency oversight committee shall receive and address public complaints concerning that law enforcement agency or its officers. The committee may recommend to the public body that an investigation be conducted regarding alleged misconduct by any law enforcement officer from that law enforcement agency.

(3) A law enforcement agency created under this act shall not begin operations until the oversight committee for that law enforcement agency is appointed and takes office.

History: 2004, Act 378, Imd. Eff. Oct. 12, 2004

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