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Absentee-Shawnee Tribe of Indians of Oklahoma

 

Police and Law Enforcement Services

Chapter Three. Training and Employee Qualifications
Section 301. Training of Police Officers

Section 302. Entry Level Qualifications

AST POLICE Code Section 301
Section 301. Training of Police Officers

(a) Newly employed Police Officers of the rank of Police Officer I, Police Officer II, or Police Officer III shall successfully complete, prior to or within their first year of service in that rank, the approved Basic Training Police Training Course conducted at the Indian Police Academy or a similar course substantially meeting or exceeding the level of training provided by the Indian Police Academy and approved by the Executive Committee and the law enforcement division of the Bureau of Indian Affairs. An officer who fails to complete the training required by this paragraph, except for lack of tribal funds to pay for such training, shall be discharged.

(b) Newly employed Chief of Police shall successfully complete, prior to or within His first year of service in that rank, the approved Executive Management Course Course conducted at the Indian Police Academy or a similar course substantially meeting or exceeding the level of training provided by the Indian Police Academy and approved by the Executive Committee and the Law Enforcement Division of the Bureau of Indian Affairs.

(c) Each law enforcement officer in the Enforcement Division, and the Chief of Police shall receive a minimum of forty hours of local in-service training annually to meet training needs determined by the Governor or the Chief of Police, and to keep abreast with developments in the field of law enforcement.

Absentee Shawnee Police Code Section 301, AST POLICE Code Section 301

 

 

 




AST POLICE Code Section 302
Section 302. Entry Level Qualifications

(a) For all positions funded by the Bureau of Indian Affairs, the Civil Service Commission accepted Bureau of Indian Affairs standards for skill level GS-083 are the minimum entry level qualifications for Officers of the rank of Sergeant and below. The Civil Service Commission standards for skill level GS-1811 are the minimum entry level qualifications for Officers of the rank of Second Lieutenant and above.

(b) For all positions funded by Tribal funds, the minimum entry level qualifications for Officers of the rank of Sergeant and below are:

(1) Not less than twenty-one years of age, and

(2) Of good moral character never having been convicted of a felony or other crime for which banishment is a possible punishment under tribal law, and have, for a period of three years next preceding appointment and during service, have committed no

(3) Have completed, submitted, and had approved by the Chief of the Tribal Police and any other required approval by Tribal authorities, an application on a form provided for that purpose, and have passed a check of the records of the Tribal Courts, the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation for any criminal record, and

(4) Have completed High School or received an equivalency certificate from an authority authorized to grant such certificate.

(5) Have taken a public oath to support and defend the Constitution and laws of the Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma, to obey all lawful commands of superior officers, and to fairly and honestly perform the duties required as a member of the Tribal Police Department.

(6) Satisfy any other requirement established by Police regulations.

(c) For all positions funded by Tribal funds, the minimum entry level qualifications for Officers of the rank of Second Lieutenant and above are:

(1) Meet all the qualifications established under subsection (b) of this Section.

(2) Have completed at least 60 credit hours of college courses from an accredited institution, or have at least five years full time law enforcement experience.

Absentee Shawnee Police Code Section 302, AST POLICE Code Section 302

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