23.12.1201 REQUIREMENTS FOR PEACE OFFICERS AND PUBLIC SAFETY OFFICERS TO ATTEND BASIC PROGRAMS
(1) An applicant to attend MLEA basic programs must be employed by a law enforcement or public safety agency within the state of Montana as a public safety officer as defined in 44-4-401(2), MCA.
(2) Each law enforcement officer basic course applicant shall first be required to pass a physical abilities test developed by the department. An applicant who has passed the test shall be accepted on a first come, first served basis. If the specific course roster that an applicant applies to attend has been filled, the applicant will be placed on a waiting list for that course and also placed on the roster for the next available course. To meet statewide needs, the academy administrator may adjust the placement of applicants to certain course rosters.
(3) Reserve officers who apply to attend basic courses must meet the qualifications and requirements for preservice applicants.
History: 44-10-202, MCA; IMP, 44-10-301, MCA; NEW, 1990 MAR p. 1261, Eff. 7/1/90; AMD, 2006 MAR p. 2917, Eff. 11/23/06; TRANS, from ARM 23.17.101, 2008 MAR p. 1470, Eff. 7/18/08; AMD, 2009 MAR p. 867, Eff. 5/29/09.