Instructors who will instruct driving in Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET). Prior to entering the Specialized Driver Instructor course, each applicant for specialized driver instructor training shall:
(1) have completed the criminal justice general instructor training course;
(2) present a written endorsement (Written Endorsement to Attend Specialized Instructor or SMI Training) by either
(A) a certified school director indicating the student will be utilized to instruct driving in Basic Law Enforcement Training Courses; or
(B) a department head, certified school director, or in-service training coordinator, indicating the student will be utilized to instruct driver training in the “Law Enforcement Officer’s Annual In-Service Training Program”; and
(3) possess a valid operator driver’s license;
(4) maintain a safe driving record where no more than four points have been assigned against the driving record within the past three years; a driving history must be submitted on the student to establish meeting this requirement - a DCI printout cannot be accepted.
NOTE: Effective February 2013: Student’s applying for our Specialized Instructor Training courses no longer have to submit a CPR card in order to enroll or attend. Students will have to submit the CPR card to the CJSD once they complete our Specialized course and apply for certification.