2:01:06:03. Reciprocity. The commission may waive all or any portion of the training program requirement of § 2:01:06:01 upon formal application of a person requesting the waiver and a showing that the person to be exempted from the training program has completed a course of equivalent content and quality in another jurisdiction no more than two years previous to the date of the appointment or has been employed within the previous two years as a certified law officer in another jurisdiction and has completed a course of equivalent content and quality. The executive secretary may administer to the applicant a written examination to determine the applicant's state of competence. Upon completion of the evaluation, the commission shall issue the applicant a certificate as a certified law enforcement officer or shall notify the applicant of the training to be completed before he can be certified. After the applicant successfully completes the required training and if the applicant meets the minimum standards for certification of § 2:01:02:01, the commission shall issue the applicant a certificate as a certified law enforcement officer.
Source: SL 1975, ch 16, § 1; transferred from § 2:01:02:04, 2 SDR 37, effective November 20, 1975; 8 SDR 82, effective January 13, 1982; 14 SDR 81, effective December 6, 1987; 32 SDR 113, effective January 3, 2006.
General Authority: SDCL 23-3-44.
Law Implemented: SDCL 23-3-44.