2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 70. Schools
§70-3311.16. CLEET authority to conduct Basic Peace Officer Certification Academies and other law enforcement related training.

A. The Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training (CLEET) is authorized to conduct full-time Basic Peace Officer Certification Academies and other law enforcement related training for individuals not commissioned or appointed by a law enforcement agency under rules established by the Council.

B. The tuition and/or fees for attending the Basic Peace Officer Certification Academies and/or other law enforcement related training will be at a rate established by CLEET and approved by the Council. Tuition and/or fees charged under this section will be deposited in the Peace Officer Revolving Fund established in Section 3311.7 of Title 70 of the Oklahoma Statues.

C. Individuals not commissioned or appointed by a law enforcement agency who are trained in the Basic Peace Officer Certification Academies will be required to meet minimum requirements established for peace officers as set forth in Section 3311 of Title 70 of the Oklahoma Statutes. Any fees relating to meeting these requirements shall be the responsibility of the individual. Individuals applying for the Academies will be required to submit a fingerprint check to CLEET prior to acceptance.

D. The Council is authorized to promulgate emergency rules to effectuate the provisions of this subsection.

E. Upon successful completion of the Basic Peace Officer Certification Academy, the individual's CLEET certification will become effective upon employment by an Oklahoma law enforcement agency. Employment and certification must be obtained within two (2) years of completion of the Basic Peace Officer Certification Academy.

Added by Laws 2018, c. 168, § 1, eff. Nov. 1, 2018.

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