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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 6. Criminal Justice and Corrections
Agency 20. Department of Criminal Justice Services
Chapter 20. Rules Relating to Compulsory Minimum Training Standards for Law-Enforcement Officers
1/26/2020

6VAC20-20-30. Applicability.

A. A person employed as a full-time or part-time law-enforcement officer, as defined by § 9.1-101 of the Code of Virginia, after July 1, 1971, shall satisfactorily complete the compulsory minimum training standards and the requirements for law-enforcement officers as identified in 6VAC20-20-21 and 6VAC20-20-40.

B. The director may grant an exemption or partial exemption from the compulsory minimum training standards and the requirements set forth in 6VAC20-20-21 to a law-enforcement officer of a political subdivision of the Commonwealth who has had previous experience and training as provided in § 9.1-116 of the Code of Virginia.

C. A person not employed as a full-time or part-time law-enforcement officer on July 1, 1971, who remains out of law enforcement for more than 24 months, upon reappointment as a full-time or part-time law-enforcement officer, shall be required to comply with the compulsory minimum training standards and the requirements identified in 6VAC20-20-21 unless provided otherwise in accordance with subsection B of this section.

Statutory Authority

§ 9.1-102 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR240-01-1 § 3.0, eff. July 6, 1983; amended, Volume 14, Issue 08, eff. February 4, 1998; Volume 35, Issue 21, eff. July 1, 2019.

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