2020 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 24 - Government - State
Article 31. Department of Law
Section 24-31-308. Reciprocity - provisional certificate.

(1) The P.O.S.T. board is authorized to grant a provisional certificate to any person who:

  1. Has been authorized to act as a peace officer in another state or federal jurisdiction,excluding the armed forces, within the preceding three years and has served as a certified law enforcement officer in good standing in such other state or federal jurisdiction for more than one year;

  2. Passes the certification examination required pursuant to this part 3; and

  3. Possesses current first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation certificates or their equivalent.

(2) (a) The P.O.S.T. board is authorized to grant a basic certification to a person who meets the criteria established for basic certification by rule of the P.O.S.T. board.

(b) Any rule of the P.O.S.T. board establishing the criteria for basic certification shall provide that a basic certification will be issued only after an applicant has successfully demonstrated to the P.O.S.T. board a proficiency in all skill areas as required by section 24-31305.

(3) (a) A provisional certificate shall be valid for six months.

(b) Upon a showing of good cause, the P.O.S.T. board may renew a provisional certificate once for a period not to exceed an additional six months.

Source: L. 98: Entire section added, p. 751, § 7, effective May 22. L. 2000: (1)(a) and (2) amended, p. 43, § 3, effective March 10. L. 2012: (1)(a) amended, (HB 12-1163), ch. 50, p. 182, § 3, effective August 8.

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