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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
12/7/2021

6VAC20-50-40. Time requirement for completion of training.

A. Deputy sheriffs, jail officers, courthouse and courtroom security officers, and deputy sheriffs designated to serve process who are required to comply with the compulsory minimum training standards, field training, and other requirements shall satisfactorily complete such training within 12 months of the date of appointment or hire as deputy sheriffs, jail officers, courthouse and courtroom security officers, and deputy sheriffs designated to serve process unless provided otherwise in accordance with subsection B of this section.

B. The director or director's designee may grant an extension of the time limit for completion of the compulsory minimum training standards and requirements for the following reasons:

1. Medical condition;

2. Injury;

3. Military service; or

4. Administrative leave involving the determination of worker's compensation or disability retirement issues or suspension pending investigation or adjudication of a crime.

C. The director or director's designee may review and consider other reasons (e.g., natural disaster, family medical leave, etc.) for granting an extension. If approval is granted, the extension shall not exceed 90 days.

D. The director or the director's designee may review and consider requests to renew training extensions if the reason for the original training extension continues and the request occurs before the expiration of the original extension.

E. The director shall not grant an extension for failing to pass compulsory minimum training standards within the specified time limits.

F. Deputy sheriffs, jail officers, courthouse and courtroom security officers, and deputy sheriffs designated to serve process who do not satisfactorily complete the compulsory minimum training standards, field training, and other requirements within 12 months of hire or appointment as a deputy sheriff, jail officer, courthouse and courtroom security officer, or deputy sheriff designated to serve process, or who do not receive an extension of the time limit for completion of the requirements, shall be subject to the provisions of § 9.1-115 of the Code of Virginia.

G. The department shall notify the agency administrator of individuals not in compliance with the requirements of this section.

Statutory Authority

§ 9.1-102 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR240-01-4 § 4, eff. July 1, 1987; amended, Virginia Register Volume 6, Issue 16, eff. July 1, 1990; Volume 23, Issue 9, eff. July 1, 2007; Volume 35, Issue 21, eff. July 1, 2019.

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