Lawriter - OAC - 109:2-1-13 Statutorily mandated training.

109:2-1-13 Statutorily mandated training.

(A) The commission shall include training and set a minimum number of hours in basic training to cover the topics described in sections 109.741, 109.742, 109.744, 109.745, and 109.747 of the Revised Code.

(1) The number of hours of training in basic training on handling missing children, missing persons, and child abuse and neglect cases shall be no less than six hours.

(2) The number of hours of training in basic training on crisis intervention, as defined in division (C) of section 109.71 of the Revised Code, shall be no less than one hour.

(3) The number of hours of training in basic training on handling domestic violence offenses shall be no less than six hours.

(4) The number of hours of training in basic training on investigating and handling the crime of trafficking in persons shall be no less than six hours.

(5) The number of hours of training in basic training on companion animal encounters and companion animal behavior shall be no less than one hour.

(B) Peace officers that began peace officer basic training prior to March 3, 1979 shall have two years from January 1, 2017 to provide documentation to the executive director of the commission of successful completion of training covering all subjects listed in paragraph (A) of this rule.

(C) Peace officers that began peace officer basic training prior to April 4, 1985 shall have two years from January 1, 2017 to provide documentation to the executive director of the commission of successful completion of training covering subjects listed in paragraphs (A)(1), (A)(2), (A)(4), and (A)(5) of this rule.

(D) Peace officers that began peace officer basic training prior to April 9, 1985 shall have two years from January 1, 2017 to provide documentation to the executive director of the commission of successful completion of training covering subjects listed in paragraphs (A)(1), (A)(4), and (A)(5) of this rule.

(E) Peace officers that began peace officer basic training prior to July 1, 2012 shall have two years from January 1, 2017 to provide documentation to the executive director of the commission of successful completion of training covering subjects listed in paragraphs (A)(4), and (A)(5) of this rule.

(F) Peace officers that began peace officer basic training prior to October 1, 2015 shall have two years from January 1, 2017 to provide documentation to the executive director of the commission of successful completion of training covering subjects listed in paragraphs (A)(5) of this rule.

(G) The executive director may extend the time for completion of these training requirements upon written request from the appointing authority prior to the expiration of the two year time frame for completing the required training. Such request shall contain an explanation of the emergency circumstances which created the need for the extension. The application shall set forth the name of the peace officer for whom the extension is requested, the emergency circumstances, including documentation, for which the extension is requested, and the date on which the request was submitted to the commission. Factors which may be considered in granting or denying such requests include, but are not limited to, serious illness of the individual or an immediate family member, prolonged military service, or an unexpected shortage of manpower within the appointing agency. Based upon the emergency circumstances in any given case, the executive director may extend the required completion date. Extensions shall be for ninety days, absent a finding by the executive director that special circumstances exist for a longer extension.

(H) The executive director shall either grant or deny the request for extension within thirty days after the date on which the request was received by the commission. The executive director shall send written notice of the decision to the appointing authority.

(I) Any peace officer who fails to comply with the requirements set forth in paragraphs (B) to (F) of this rule shall cease carrying a firearm and shall cease performing the functions of a peace officer until such time as evidence of compliance is filed with the executive director. This rule does not apply to peace officers for whom an extension of time has been granted by the executive director.


Effective: 1/7/2019
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 4/29/2021
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 109.73, 109.74, 109.741, 109.742, 109.744, 109.747
Rule Amplifies: 109.73, 109.741, 109.742, 109.744, 109.745, 107.747, 109.75
Prior Effective Dates: 01/01/2017