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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
4/1/2020

6VAC20-270-110. Instructor Approval.

A. The department may approve instructors to deliver the compulsory minimum entry-level training for campus security officers and may revoke such approval for cause.

B. Each person applying for instructor approval shall:

1. Submit an instructor application, signed by the designated point of contact of the employing college, university, PSS business, or private security services training school on the form prescribed by the department;

2. Have a high school diploma or equivalent (GED) or have passed the National External Diploma Program;

3. Have a minimum of:

a. Two years of management or supervisory experience as a campus security officer or supervisory experience with any federal, state, county, or municipal law-enforcement agency in a related field; or

b. Three years of general experience as a campus security officer or with a federal, state, or local law-enforcement agency in a related field; and

4. One year experience and demonstrated success as an instructor or teacher in an accredited educational institution or law-enforcement or security agency.

C. Each person applying for instructor approval shall file with the department a properly completed application provided by the department. The department maintains the right to require additional documentation of instructor qualifications.

D. The department will evaluate qualifications based upon the justification provided.

E. Upon completion of the instructor application requirements, the department may approve the instructor for an indefinite period.

F. Each instructor shall conduct himself in a professional manner and the department may revoke instructor approval for cause.

G. The department has the authority to accept a waiver application with supporting documentation demonstrating related training or experience that meets or exceeds standards established by the department within the three years immediately preceding the date of the instructor application.

Statutory Authority

§ 9.1-102 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

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

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