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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 6. Criminal Justice and Corrections
Agency 20. Department of Criminal Justice Services
Chapter 174. Regulations Relating to Private Security Services Registered Personnel
12/14/2018

6VAC20-174-190. Entry-Level Training Exemption.

A. Persons previously employed as law-enforcement officers who have not terminated or been terminated from said employment more than five years prior to the application date must submit official documentation of the following with the application for exemption:

1. Completion of law-enforcement entry-level training; and

2. Five continuous years of law-enforcement employment provided such employment as a law-enforcement officer was not terminated due to misconduct or incompetence.

B. Persons having previous training or employment in any of the classifications defined in § 9.1-138 of the Code of Virginia must submit official documentation of the following with the application for exemption:

1. Completion of previous private security training that has been approved by the department and that meets or exceeds the compulsory minimum training standards promulgated by the board; or

2. Five years continuous employment in the category for which exemption is sought, provided such employment was not terminated due to misconduct or incompetence and such employment ended within five years of the date of application.

Statutory Authority

§ 9.1-141 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 31, Issue 25, eff. September 9, 2015.

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