23-3-18. Division as official agency to train law enforcement and peace officers--Intra-departmental training encouraged. In order to supplement the provisions of § 23-3-17 the Division of Criminal Investigation is hereby designated as the official agency to coordinate and administer the training of all law enforcement officers and peace officers within this state. By such designation it is not the intention to interfere with or to abolish any intra-department training program sponsored by state, county, or local law enforcement agencies, but rather it is the intention to encourage such intra-departmental training.
Source: SDC 1939, § 55.1603 (6) as added by SL 1966, ch 161, § 2.