(a) The Council shall formulate a program of
instruction for reserve peace officer certification, which shall be based on the
Basic Peace Officer Academy, and which shall be known herein as the Reserve
(b) The lesson plans of each
Reserve Academy shall be based upon the functional areas of the CLEET Reserve
Academy curriculum. The total number of hours for all functional areas combined
shall meet or exceed the number of hours required by 70 O.S., Section 3311 (E)(2)
for Reserve certification.
Trainee attendance is critical. One-hundred percent (100%) attendance is required
in all blocks of instruction.
Remedial training may be accomplished under the following conditions:
(1) The training is conducted in an academy
setting and monitored by the academy coordinator as approved by CLEET.
(2) Trainees failing to successfully complete
remedial training in the original academy shall be required to successfully
complete remedial training within one (1) year from the date of hire.
(e) Trainees must successfully
complete required classroom and/or skills proficiency testing prior to being
administered the required progress or certification examinations.
(f) Trainees who fail to successfully complete
any skills proficiency portion(s) of the academy will not be allowed to take the
certification exam. Certification will be withheld until all requirements have
seeking Oklahoma Reserve Peace Officer Certification, who has been certified by a
state peace officer standards and training agency as a full-time
peace officer in another state, or any officer who has been certified as a
federal peace officer by a Council recognized federal law enforcement agency, may
obtain reserve certification by reciprocity, under the following conditions:
(1) The officer must meet the minimum peace
officer employment standards set forth by law, military service is generally not
recognized as federal law enforcement employment.
(2) The officer must have been employed as a
full time peace officer for at least three (3) months within the two (2) year
period immediately preceding the request for Oklahoma Reserve Peace Officer
(3) The officer must
attend the First Progress block of instruction and successfully pass all Progress
and Certification examinations at a standard prescribed by the Council. Skills
training functional areas shall not be tested. Officers may have one retest for
each functional examination which they fail.
(4) If an officer fails both a test and a
retest for any given functional area, then that officer must successfully
complete the corresponding functional area in a CLEET Basic Reserve Academy, to
include successfully passing the functional area examination(s).
(5) The director or the director's designee,
may, in the exercise of discretion, award a certificate to any person who has
been duly certified under the laws of another state, if in the opinion of the
director, or the director's designee, the education, training and experience of
that officer equal or exceed the qualifications required to complete
satisfactorily, the basic reserve officer academy for reserve