Indiana - School Resource Officer Training: Staff Qualifications and Professional Development

Area: 
Staff Qualifications And Professional Development
Policy Type: 
Statute
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Topic is not addressed in state laws.

Indiana Code 20-26-16-4 Minimum training requirements

(a) An individual appointed as a school corporation police officer must successfully complete at least:

  • (1) the pre-basic training course established under IC 5-2-1-9(f); and
  • (2) the minimum basic training and educational requirements adopted by the law enforcement training board under IC 5-2-1-9 as necessary for employment as a law enforcement officer.

Indiana Code 20-26-16-5 Training for certain officers

(a) Notwithstanding section 4 [IC 20-26-16-4] of this chapter and IC 5-2-1-9, an individual appointed as a school corporation police officer before July 1, 2007, must complete, not later than July 1, 2010, at least:

  • (1) the pre-basic training course established under IC 5-2-1-9(f); and
  • (2) the minimum basic training and educational requirements adopted by the law enforcement training board under IC 5-2-1-9 as necessary for employment as a law enforcement officer.
    (b) As set forth in IC 5-2-1-9, an individual appointed as a school corporation police officer may not:
  • (1) make an arrest;
  • (2) conduct a search or a seizure of a person or property; or
  • (3) carry a firearm;
    unless the school corporation police officer successfully completes a pre-basic training course under IC 5-2-1-9(f).
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