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.
have been met. This certification shall be in a format accepted by
(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
(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
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
(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
(C) While attending
refresher training, trainees will fully participate and follow all CLEET policies
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.
Okla. Admin. Code §
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
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