Challenges in Law Enforcement Training and Practices

Law enforcement agencies would have to adapt to changes

The rescheduling of cannabis would necessitate changes in law enforcement training and practices. Officers would need updated training on cannabis laws, including detection of impairment, enforcement of possession limits, and understanding the legal nuances of cannabis use and distribution.

Law enforcement agencies would also have to adapt to changes in drug enforcement priorities and strategies, balancing public safety concerns with new legal realities. This adaptation would be crucial for ensuring that law enforcement practices are effective and fair in a changed legal landscape.

The National Criminal Justice Association (NCJA) offers resources and training materials related to law enforcement and policy changes, available at

Challenges in Law Enforcement Training and Practices
S3 Collective December 13, 2023
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