Okla. Admin. Code § 390:20-1-3 - Reserve peace officer certification training

(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 Academy.
(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.
(c) Trainee attendance is critical. One-hundred percent (100%) attendance is required in all blocks of instruction.
(d) 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 been fulfilled.
(g) Any officer 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 Certification.
(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 certification.

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Okla. Admin. Code § 390:20-1-3

Amended at 18 Ok Reg 3080, eff 7-12-01 ; Amended at 20 Ok Reg 2455, eff 7-11-03 ; Amended at 25 Ok Reg 2503, eff 7-15-08 ; Amended at 27 Ok Reg 2554, eff 7-25-10 ; Amended at 28 Ok Reg 1735, eff 6-25-11 ; Amended at 30 Ok Reg 1833, eff 7-13-13

Amended by Oklahoma Register, Volume 31, Issue 24, September 2, 2014, eff. 9/15/2014

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