Colorado Rights Blog

SB17-092: Immunity Peace Officer Background Checks

Criminal Legal Reform
Bill Number: SB17-092
Year: 2017
ACLU Position: Support
Sponsors: J. Melton / R. Zenzinger


Under current law, when a law enforcement agency interviews a
candidate for a peace officer position and that candidate previously
worked for a state or local law enforcement agency or governmental
agency, the candidate must execute a waiver that allows the previous
employer to release the candidate’s personnel file to the interviewing
agency. The bill requires the candidate to also sign a waiver releasing his
or her personnel file related to employment with a private entity to the
interviewing agency.

Current Status:

Senate Committee on State, Veterans, & Military Affairs Postpone Indefinitely (02/06/2017)
Introduced In Senate - Assigned to State, Veterans, & Military Affairs (01/18/2017)

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