RULE 132.00.15-029 - Regulation 1033 Marijuana Leaf Field Test Technician

RULE 132.00.15-029. Regulation 1033 Marijuana Leaf Field Test Technician

(1) Only Full-time law enforcement officers who have completed the Commission approved training for Certified Law Enforcement Officers shall be eligible for certification as a Marijuana Leaf Field Test Technician.

(2) Only Full Time Arkansas Law Enforcement Training Academy (ALETA) Instructors or Arkansas State Crime Laboratory Chemical Analysis Technicians shall be eligible to instruct the Marijuana Leaf Field Test Class.

(3) All applicants for Marijuana Leaf Field Test Technician Certification must attend the eight (8) hour certification course conducted or coordinated through the Arkansas Law Enforcement Training Academy (ALETA).

(4) All certificates and ID cards remain the property of the Commission and the Commission shall have the power to revoke any certificate issued. Technicians shall be required to attend any re-training or refresher training as required by ALETA.

(5) The Marijuana Leaf Field Test Technician will be certified on the basis of minimum qualifications in the area of education, training, experience, and the ability to perform the task of drug identification according to established protocol. It shall be the responsibility of the department head to ensure that the Marijuana Leaf Field Test Technician is supervised on a regular basis to insure a professional standard is maintained.

(2/23/2016)

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