2:01:13:06. Standards for certification as a patrol canine team. A patrol canine team may be certified by the commission only upon the successful completion of the commission's training program that is administered by Law Enforcement Training which consists of a minimum 240-hour curriculum of training which includes the following subject areas:
(a) Patrol dog handling;
(b) Daily care, maintenance, and first aid;
(c) Obedience and safety skills;
(d) Apprehension and deployment;
(e) Patrol dog use of force;
(f) Records and activity logs; and
(g) Statutes and caselaw.
Source: 31 SDR 192, effective June 9, 2005; 38 SDR 214, effective June 21, 2012; 44 SDR 158, effective May 7, 2018.
General Authority: SDCL 23-3-35(1)(14).
Law Implemented: SDCL 23-3-35.4, 23-3-35.5.
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