(1) Preservice applicants must meet the minimum qualifications for peace officers as stated in 7-32-303, MCA, with the following exceptions:
(a) applicants must be at least twenty years of age at the date of the test; and
(b) applicants must possess a valid driver's license issued by any state.
(2) Applicants must furnish all personal history information and documentation that may be required by the Montana Law Enforcement Academy on forms furnished by the academy. These include signed release and waiver clauses.
(3) Upon receiving an application and prior to acceptance, the academy will conduct a criminal history and preemployment records check.