STATE OF FLORIDA
DEPARTMENT OF LAW ENFORCEMENT
Chapter 11B-20, FLORIDA ADMINISTRATIVE CODE
AMENDING RULES 11B-20.001, 11B-20.0012, 11B-20.0013, 11B-20.0014, 11B-20.0016, and 11B-20.0017, F.A.C.
cERTIFICATION OF CRIMINAL JUSTICE TRAINING INSTRUCTORS
Commission forms; minimum requirements for general certification of instructors; denial and discipline of instructor certifications; instructor certification categories; minimum requirements for high-liability and specialized topics instructor certifications; inspection of instructor certification applications; and maintenance and duration of instructor certifications.
To comply with Section 120.74, F.S., which requires agencies to revise its rules as often as necessary to ensure compliance with Florida Statutes. To allow a professional or technical certification plus three years experience in a specified subject matter to be instructed for exemption from General Instructor Certification. To require an instructor applicant to attach the required documentation to form CJSTC-71 prior to submitting to Commission staff; to revise forms CJSTC-61 and CJSTC-61A. To require that an instructor shall not instruct in Commission-approved courses if his/her certificate has been revoked, relinquished, or suspended. To retire the Radar Instructor Certification and Laser and Radar Instructor Certifications and creating the Speed Measurement Instructor Certification for both certifications. The following Commission forms were revised to comply with the proposed rule revisions: To revise form CJSTC-10 to reflect the new requirements for obtaining a Speed Measurement Instructor Certification.
Pursuant to Section 943.12(1), F.S. to develop rules for the implementation of Section 943.085, F.S., which requires establishment, implementation and evaluation of criminal justice training for law enforcement, correctional, and correctional probation officers. The following revisions were made to implement the new Florida CMS Law Enforcement and Florida Correctional Probation Basic Recruit Training Programs: To repeal the High-Liability Instructor Internship form CJSTC-81A and transfer the internship requirements to form CJSTC-81. To revise the General Instructor Certification requirements and retire the Traditional General Instructor Certification and Traditional Instructor Techniques Course. To retire the Traditional High-Liability Instructor Certifications and remove the “CMS” designation from the existing high-liability certifications. To require three years experience versus three years work