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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 6. Criminal Justice and Corrections
Agency 20. Department of Criminal Justice Services
Chapter 80. Rules Relating to Certification of Criminal Justice Instructors
1/23/2020

6VAC20-80-80. Revocation of Instructor Certification.

A. The department may revoke any instructor certification issued under these rules if it is determined that an individual has:

1. Falsified any department report, application, form or roster;

2. Demonstrated instructional incompetence based upon observation and assessment; or

3. Otherwise misused the authority granted herein.

B. An instructor's certification may be recommended for revocation for cause upon written request of the chief of police, sheriff, agency administrator, or academy director.

C. When a certified instructor terminates employment with the criminal justice agency that recommended certification, or is no longer an employee of a Virginia criminal justice agency, or an academy director, the instructor certification shall become null and void. Upon reemployment with a Virginia criminal justice agency, the instructor's certification may be reinstated upon the written request of the chief of police, sheriff or agency administrator. Requests for reinstatement shall be authorized by an academy director.

D. Any instructor whose certification is revoked as provided in subsection A of this section shall not be eligible to reapply for certification for a period of three years from the date of revocation.

Statutory Authority

§ 9.1-102 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR240-01-12 § 8, eff. July 1, 1986; amended, Volume 06, Issue 16, eff. July 1, 1990; Volume 08, Issue 16, eff. July 1, 1992; Volume 24, Issue 23, eff. September 1, 2008.

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