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§ 13-1305-C. Training

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 24 P.S. EducationEffective: November 27, 2019

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 24 P.S. Education
Chapter 1. Public School Code of 1949 (Refs & Annos)
Article XIII-C. School Security (Refs & Annos)
Effective: November 27, 2019
24 P.S. § 13-1305-C
Formerly cited as PA ST 24 P.S. § 7-778
§ 13-1305-C. Training
(a) General rule.--A school police officer who has been granted powers under section 1306-C(a)(3) or (b)1 or has been authorized to carry a firearm must, before entering upon the duties of the office, satisfy the following:
(1) Successfully complete basic training as required by the Municipal Police Officers' Education and Training Commission under 53 Pa.C.S. Ch. 21 Subch. D (relating to municipal police education and training)2 or has graduated from the Pennsylvania State Police Academy, has been employed as a State trooper with the Pennsylvania State Police and has separated from that service in good standing.
(2)(i) Successfully complete the Basic School Resource Officer Course offered by the National Association of School Resource Officers or an equivalent course of instruction approved by the commission.
(ii) A school police officer who is employed or contracted by a school entity or nonpublic school before September 2, 2019, shall have until the beginning of the 2020-2021 school year to complete the instruction.
(b) In-service training.--Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a school police officer shall also attend annual in-service training approved by the Municipal Police Officers' Education and Training Commission under 53 Pa.C.S. Ch. 21 Subch. D.


1949, March 10, P.L. 30, No. 14, art. XIII-C, § 1305-C, added 2018, June 22, P.L. 327, No. 44, § 3, imd. effective. Amended 2019, July 2, P.L. 406, No. 67, § 1, effective in 60 days [Sept. 3, 2019]; 2019, Nov. 27, P.L. 662, No. 91, § 2, imd. effective.


24 P.S. § 13-1306-C.
53 Pa.C.S.A. § 2161 et seq.
24 P.S. § 13-1305-C, PA ST 24 P.S. § 13-1305-C
Current through 2023 Regular Session Act 32. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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