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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 6. Criminal Justice and Corrections
Agency 20. Department of Criminal Justice Services
Chapter 90. Rules Relating to Criminal Justice Training Academies
1/22/2020

6VAC20-90-90. Training Requirements, Approvals, Audits, Inspections, and Reviews.

A. The certified criminal justice training academy shall conduct mandated (e.g., basic) training using the Virginia Criminal Justice Services Training Manual and Compulsory Minimum Training Standards for:

1. Law enforcement officers in accordance with the requirements of 6VAC20-20-21 B 1.

2. Deputy sheriffs and jail officers in accordance with the requirements of 6VAC20-50-20 B 1.

3. Courthouse and courtroom security officers in accordance with the requirements of 6VAC20-50-20 C 1.

4. Deputy sheriffs designated to serve process in accordance with the requirements of 6VAC20-50-20 D 1.

5. Dispatchers in accordance with the requirements of 6VAC20-60-20 B.

6. Noncustodial employees of the Department of Corrections designated by the Director of the Department of Corrections to carry a weapon in accordance with the requirements of 6VAC20-70-20.

7. Correctional officers of the Department of Corrections in accordance with the requirements of 6VAC20-100-20 B 1.

B. The certified criminal justice training academy shall submit to the department its curriculum containing the performance outcomes, instructor names, and the dates and times for all basic training, including all instructor schools and field training officer schools, and a letter requesting approval (e.g., memorandum of transmittal) at least 30 days before the start of the course.

C. The department shall review the documents submitted, and if approved, the department shall notify the certified criminal justice training academy in writing of course approval.

D. The certified criminal justice training academy shall approve in-service training in accordance with the requirements identified in 6VAC20-30.

E. The department shall conduct training audits, inspections, and review.

Statutory Authority

§ 9.1-102 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 35, Issue 21, eff. July 1, 2019.

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