Okla. Admin. Code § 390:10-1-5 - Requirements for certification

(a) No person may be certified as a peace officer under the laws and the rules of this chapter until the following requirements have been met.
(1) The agency employing an officer seeking certification, or in the case of an elected official, the elected official himself must certify to CLEET that the employment standards set forth in 70 O.S. Section 3311(E)(F)(G)(J) have been met. This certification shall be in a format accepted by CLEET.
(2) Having met the employment standards set forth herein, an officer must certify to CLEET that he or she is physically able to fully participate in and complete all phases of the CLEET Basic Peace Officer Certification Academy. This certification shall be in writing on forms to be provided by CLEET. CLEET shall reserve the right to refuse training to persons found to be physically unable to complete all phases of basic certification training.
(3) The head of the agency employing an officer enrolling in a CLEET Basic Certification Academy, shall first certify to CLEET that the officer's employing agency will fully assume all medical expenses incurred by said officers as a result of any injury or illness incurred during basic certification training.
(4) Any officer seeking peace officer certification must successfully complete all phases of a CLEET Basic Certification Academy, or a CLEET - approved basic certification academy.
(5) Every full-time peace officer, certified by the Council, who has not been employed as a full-time officer in Oklahoma for five or more years, upon re-entry to full-time status, must complete refresher training as prescribed by CLEET and successfully pass a written examination as prescribed by the Council, within one (1) year of employment.
(A) Trainees must achieve a passing score as determined by CLEET on the examination.
(B) Any trainee that fails the examination will be permitted to retake that examination within ten (10) business days of the first examination.
(C) While attending refresher training, trainees will fully participate and follow all CLEET policies and rules.
(b) The Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training, pursuant to relevant provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, will not discriminate against persons capable of performing essential functions required in peace officer training programs with or without reasonable accommodation.

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Okla. Admin. Code § 390:10-1-5

Amended at 12 Ok Reg 2805, eff 7-13-95 ; Amended at 16 Ok Reg 1192, eff 5-27-99 ; Amended at 18 Ok Reg 3078, eff 7-12-01 ; Amended at 20 Ok Reg 2452, eff 7-11-03 ; Amended at 23 Ok Reg 1923, eff 7-1-06 ; Amended at 25 Ok Reg 2495, eff 7-15-08 ; Amended at 27 Ok Reg 2549, eff 7-25-10 ; Amended at 28 Ok Reg 1731, eff 6-25-11 ; Amended at 30 Ok Reg 1831, eff 7-13-13

Amended by Oklahoma Register, Volume 32, Issue 24, September 1, 2015, eff. 9/11/2015 Amended by Oklahoma Register, Volume 34, Issue 24, September 1, 2017, eff. 9/11/2017

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