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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 6. Criminal Justice and Corrections
Agency 20. Department of Criminal Justice Services
Chapter 60. Rules Relating to Compulsory Minimum Training Standards for Dispatchers
9/25/2020

6VAC20-60-70. Attendance, Testing, and Grading.

A. Attendance.

1. Dispatchers attending approved training are required to attend all classes and shall not be placed on duty or on call except in cases of an emergency. If there is an emergency (e.g., natural disaster, catastrophic event, etc.) the agency administrator or designee shall determine if it is appropriate to place dispatchers on duty or on call and shall advise the academy director within 24 hours.

2. Dispatchers shall be responsible for any material missed during an excused absence.

B. Academy testing.

1. Dispatchers shall comply with the requirements of 6VAC20-60-20.

2. Each dispatcher shall meet all the training objectives and pass each criteria for testing related to every performance outcome approved by the COT.

3. A dispatcher may be tested and retested within the time limits of 6VAC20-60-40 and in accordance with the certified criminal justice training academy's written policy.

Statutory Authority

§ 9.1-102 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR240-01-5 § 7, eff. July 5, 1989; amended, Volume 10, Issue 04, eff. January 1, 1994; Volume 18, Issue 11, eff. January 1, 2003; Volume 35, Issue 21, eff. July 1, 2019.

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