23.13.216 PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICER EMPLOYMENT, EDUCATION, AND CERTIFICATION STANDARDS
(1) Except as provided in (2), the basic and basic equivalency training standards set forth in 7-32-303, MCA, are applicable to all public safety officers, where an appropriate basic course or basic equivalency course exists in the public safety officer's field. The council may approve a location other than the Montana Law Enforcement Academy for the basic or basic equivalency courses in the following disciplines: detention/corrections officer; probation and parole officer; misdemeanor probation/pretrial services officer; public safety communications officer; and coroner.
(2) The standards set forth in (1) do not apply to reserve officers.
(3) A public safety officer's employing authority must provide written notice to POST within 10 days of the appointment, termination, resignation, or death of the public safety officer.