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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 6. Criminal Justice And Corrections
Agency 20. Department of Criminal Justice Services
Chapter 240. Regulations Relating to School Security Officers

6VAC20-240-30. Department certification procedures.

A. The department will notify the applicant for school security officer certification and the superintendent of the employing school division that the school security officer is certified in accordance with this regulation after the following conditions are met:

1. Notification to the department by the instructor that the applicant for school security officer certification has successfully completed the compulsory minimum entry-level training;

2. Receipt by the department of signed application for certification.

B. If a school security officer seeking certification is denied by the department, the department will notify the superintendent and the applicant by letter outlining the basis for the denial and the process for appeal of the decision to deny.

C. The department shall maintain a current database of certified school security officers as well as relevant training records.

D. Certification shall be for a period not to exceed 24 months.

Statutory Authority

§ 9.1-102 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 22, Issue 11, eff. March 8, 2006.

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