Senator Barry Usher Completes NCSL's Yearlong Legislator Police Academy
September 20, 2023
Senator Barry Usher has completed the National Conference of State Legislatures’ (NCSL) Legislator Police Academy, a new yearlong peer-training opportunity designed to support state legislators interested in policy topics related to law enforcement. Usher, a Republican, represents Senate District 20 in the Montana Legislature, which includes Roundup, Forsyth, and other areas north and east of Billings.
The inaugural program, which was launched in October 2022 and supported through an NCSL partnership with Arnold Ventures, was created in part due to state legislatures expanding their role...