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COMMISSION ON LAW ENFORCEMENT STANDARDS ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 203 of 1965

28.609a Employment as law enforcement officer; certification requirements.

Sec. 9a.

(1) The commission shall grant certification to a person who meets the law enforcement officer minimum standards at the time he or she is employed as a law enforcement officer.

(2) The commission shall grant certification to a person who was employed as a law enforcement officer before January 1, 1977 and who fails to meet the law enforcement officer minimum standards if the person is authorized to be employed as a law enforcement officer under section 9.

(3) The commission shall grant certification to an elected sheriff, which certification shall remain valid only while that sheriff is in office.

(4) Certification granted to a person under this act is valid until either of the following occurs:

(a) The certification is revoked.

(b) The certification becomes void because the person discontinues his or her employment as a commission certified law enforcement officer.

(5) The commission shall issue a certificate to a person who has received certification. A certificate issued to a person remains the property of the commission.

(6) Upon request of the commission, a person whose certification is revoked, or becomes void because the person discontinues his or her employment as a commission certified law enforcement officer, shall return to the commission the certificate issued to the person. A violation of this subsection is a misdemeanor, punishable by imprisonment for 90 days, a fine of not more than $500.00, or both.


History: Add. 1998, Act 237, Imd. Eff. July 3, 1998
Compiler's Notes: For transfer of statutory authority, powers, duties, functions, and responsibilities of the Michigan justice training commission, the Michigan justice training fund, the commission on law enforcement standards, and the law enforcement officers training fund to the new Michigan commission on law enforcement standards by type III transfer, see E.R.O. No. 2001-2, compiled at MCL 28.621 of the Michigan compiled laws.