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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 6. Criminal Justice and Corrections
Agency 20. Department of Criminal Justice Services
Chapter 230. Regulations Relating to Special Conservator of the Peace
7/22/2019

6VAC20-230-230. 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 partial exemption:

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

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 previously employed as special conservator of the peace who have not terminated or been terminated from said employment more than five years prior to the application date must submit with the application for partial exemption official documentation of experience as a special conservator of the peace with a minimum of two years experience, provided that such employment was not terminated due to misconduct or incompetence, and training in two or more of the following areas:

1. Constitutional law;

2. Arrest authority;

3. Criminal law;

4. Search and seizure;

5. Probable cause;

6. Criminal procedures;

7. Classification of crimes;

8. Basic law;

9. Laws regarding the use of force/liability issues;

10. Police functions;

11. Rules of evidence.

C. Persons may apply for partial exemption who have completed preapproved special conservator of the peace training conducted by a Virginia law-enforcement academy that is not certified as a private security services training school but is authorized by the department to conduct special conservator of the peace training.

Statutory Authority

§ 9.1-150.2 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 21, Issue 26, eff. October 5, 2005.

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