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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 6. Criminal Justice and Corrections
Agency 20. Department of Criminal Justice Services
Chapter 50. Rules Relating to Compulsory Minimum Training Standards for Jailors or Custodial Officers, Courthouse and Courtroom Security Officers and Process Service Officers
8/15/2020

6VAC20-50-30. Applicability.

A. A person employed as a sheriff deputy or jail officer as defined in § 53.1-1 of the Code of Virginia and in accordance with subdivision 9 of § 9.1-102 of the Code of Virginia shall meet compulsory minimum training standards and requirements established in subsection B of 6VAC20-50-20 and 6VAC20-50-40 unless provided otherwise in accordance with subsection D of this section.

B. Every person employed as a courthouse and courtroom security officer in accordance with subdivision 7 of § 9.1-102 of the Code of Virginia shall meet compulsory minimum training standards established in subsection C of 6VAC20-50-20 and 6VAC20-50-40 unless provided otherwise in accordance with subsection D of this section.

C. Every person employed as a deputy sheriff designated to serve process in accordance with § 15.2-1612.1 of the Code of Virginia shall meet compulsory minimum training standards established in subsection D of 6VAC20-50-20 and 6VAC20-50-40 unless provided otherwise in accordance with subsection D of this section.

D. The director may grant an exemption or partial exemption of the compulsory minimum training standards established in this chapter, in accordance with § 9.1-116 of the Code of Virginia.

E. Deputy sheriffs, jail officers, courthouse and courtroom security officers, and deputy sheriffs designated to serve process who originally complied with all applicable training requirements and later separated from deputy sheriff, jail officer, courthouse and courtroom security officer, and deputy sheriff designated to serve process status in excess of 24 months, upon reentry as a deputy sheriff, jail officer, courthouse and courtroom security officer, or deputy sheriff designated to serve process will be required to complete all compulsory minimum training standards in accordance with 6VAC20-50-20 unless provided otherwise in accordance with subsection D of this section.

Statutory Authority

§ 9.1-102 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR240-01-4 § 3, eff. July 1, 1987; amended, Volume 06, Issue 16, eff. July 1, 1990; Volume 23, Issue 09, eff. July 1, 2007; Volume 35, Issue 21, eff. July 1, 2019.

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