2018 Oklahoma Statutes
Title 70. Schools
§70-3311.18. CLEET basic peace officer academies and other law enforcement training – Tuition and fees.

A. The Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training (CLEET) shall be authorized to conduct basic peace officer certification academies and other law-enforcement-related training for individuals who are neither commissioned nor appointed by a law enforcement agency under rules established by CLEET.

B. The tuition or fees for attending the basic peace officer certification academy and other law-enforcement-related training shall be at a rate established and approved by CLEET. The tuition or fees shall be deposited into the Peace Officer Revolving Fund established in Section 3311.7 of Title 70 of the Oklahoma Statutes.

C. Individuals not commissioned or appointed by a law enforcement agency who are trained in the basic peace officer certification academy shall be required to meet minimum standards established for peace officers as set forth in Section 3311 of Title 70 of the Oklahoma Statutes. Any fees related to meeting the minimum standards shall be borne by the individual.

D. CLEET is authorized to promulgate rules to effectuate the provisions of this section.

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. 254, § 2, eff. Nov. 1, 2018.

NOTE: Editorially renumbered from § 3311.17 of this title to avoid duplication in numbering.

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