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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 6. Criminal Justice And Corrections
Agency 20. Department of Criminal Justice Services
Chapter 30. Rules Relating to Compulsory in-Service Training Standards for Law-Enforcement Officers, Jailors or Custodial Officers, Courtroom Security Officers, Process Service Officers and Officers of the Department of Corrections, Division of Operations

6VAC20-30-10. Definitions.

The following words and terms when used in this chapter shall have the following meaning, unless the context clearly indicates otherwise.

"Academy director" means the chief administrative officer of a certified training academy.

"Agency administrator" means any chief of police, sheriff or agency head of a state or local law-enforcement agency, or corrections agency.

"Board" means the Criminal Justice Services Board.

"Certified training academy" means a training school which provides instruction of at least the minimum training standards as mandated by the board and has been approved by the department for the specific purpose of training criminal justice personnel.

"Criminal justice officer" means a law-enforcement officer, jailor or custodial officer, courtroom security officer, process service officer and officers of the Department of Corrections, Division of Operations. Officers of the Department of Corrections, Division of Operations, means a correctional officer, sergeant, lieutenant, captain, major, assistant superintendent, superintendent, assistant warden and warden.

"Cultural diversity training" means training that is designed to ensure sensitivity to and awareness of cultural diversity and the potential for biased policing.

"Department" means the Department of Criminal Justice Services.

"Director" means the chief administrative officer of the department.

"Multimedia" means distance learning methods to include video, film, disc, computer-based training, Internet-based training or satellite-based training.

Statutory Authority

§ 9.1-102 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR240-01-2 § 1, eff. January 1, 1988; amended, Virginia Register Volume 5, Issue 18, eff. July 5, 1989; Volume 8, Issue 16, eff. July 1, 1992; Volume 23, Issue 9, eff. February 9, 2007.

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