Wisconsin Administrative Code
Law Enforcement Standards Board
Chapter LES 4 - Certifications
Section LES 4.01 - Certifications

Universal Citation: WI Admin Code ยง LES 4.01

Current through February 26, 2024

The following certifications shall be made by the board on the basis of information to be acquired on forms designed by the bureau and approved by the board. Where necessary or deemed advisable, additional information may be acquired through personal inquiry. All board decisions are subject to appeal by any interested party.

(1) Schools shall be certified on the basis of adequacy of facilities and competency of staff and faculty. Where the school is a permanent or on-going unit, the certification shall be for a period of 2 years, subject to renewal.


(a) Any person who participates as an instructor in a preparatory course or in an instructor course or who employs a training guide approved by the board shall be certified by the board.

(b) All existing instructor certificates shall expire on March 1, June 1, September 1, or December 1, 2001 based on the March, June, September or December date of initial certification by the board. All certifications held by an instructor shall expire on the same date. Rules of recertification shall apply to instructor recertifications in the year 2001.

(c) The board shall certify persons to be new instructors as outlined in s. LES 4.02. It shall authorize persons to be professional instructors as outlined in s. LES 4.03. Instructor certifications shall be granted on the basis of documented qualifications of experience, education, and training in accord with the requirements of this section.

(d) The board may deny, suspend, or revoke an instructor's certification or authorization when the board finds that the person:
1. Has failed to meet the board's requirements for certification or professional authorization;

2. Has failed to remain knowledgeable and current in the instructional area of expertise;

3. Has failed to meet reasonable instructional standards and practices.

(e) Upon a written request a person aggrieved by the determination of the board relative to non-certification, or revocation of certification as a certified instructor, shall be entitled to a hearing as provided in ch. 227, Stats.

(3) TRAINEES. Trainees shall be certified as eligible for permanent appointment when they have met the recruitment qualifications and recruit training standards for law enforcement, tribal law enforcement, jail or secure detention officers as determined by information received from the employing authorities and training schools concerned.

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