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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 6. Criminal Justice And Corrections
Agency 20. Department of Criminal Justice Services
Chapter 270. Regulations Relating to Campus Security Officers

6VAC20-270-100. Decertification and appeal procedure.

A. The department may decertify a campus security officer who has:

1. Been convicted of or pled guilty or no contest to a felony or any offense that would be a felony if committed in Virginia;

2. Failed to comply with or maintain compliance with compulsory minimum entry-level training and certification standards;

3. Refused to submit to a drug screening or has produced a positive result on a drug screening reported to the employer where the positive result cannot be explained to the employer's satisfaction;

4. Lied on or failed to provide required information on an employment application for the current position; or

5. Been terminated for just cause by the employing college, university, or PSS business.

B. Such campus security officer shall not have the right to serve as a campus security officer within this Commonwealth until the department has reinstated the certification.

C. The findings and the decision of the department may be appealed to the board provided that written notification is given to the attention of the Director, Department of Criminal Justice Services, within 30 days following the date notification of the decision was served or the date it was mailed to the respondent, whichever occurs first. In the event the hearing decision is served by mail, three days shall be added to that period. (Rule 2A:2 of Rules of the Virginia Supreme Court.)

Statutory Authority

§ 9.1-102 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Virginia Register Volume 29, Issue 20, eff. July 3, 2013.

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