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37 Pa. Code § 203.14. Revocation of certification.

§ 203.14. Revocation of certification.

 (a)  The Commission maintains the right to revoke certification after notice and an opportunity to be heard under Subchapter G (relating to notice and hearings) for one or more of the following:

   (1)  Failure to maintain employment as a police officer under the act.

   (2)  Failure to maintain first aid or CPR certification.

   (3)  Failure to qualify with firearms as specified in the Commission newsletter.

   (4)  Failure to successfully complete annual mandatory in-service training as specified in the Commission newsletter.

   (5)  Physical or psychological impairment which renders the officer permanently unable to perform his duties.

   (6)  Conviction for a disqualifying criminal offense.

   (7)  Submission to the Commission of a document that the police officer knows contains false information including fraudulent application.

   (8)  A certification issued in error.

   (9)  Cheating.

 (b)  Under subsection (a)(1),(5) and (6), it shall be the responsibility of the head of the applicant’s employing police department to provide written notice to the Commission of the following:

   (1)  An officer’s termination of employment.

   (2)  An officer who has been determined to have a permanent physical or psychological condition which renders the officer unable to perform his duties.

   (3)  An officer’s arrest for a disqualifying offense within 15 days from the date of arrest.

 (c)  Municipalities may request additional time for police officers to complete in-service training requirements by filing a show cause document with the Commission requesting additional time. These requests shall be filed on a form supplied by the Commission and considered by the Commission on a case-by-case basis.

Cross References

   This section cited in 37 Pa. Code §  261.6 (relating to duties of Commision).

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