An unarmed security officer/courier means any person who performs the functions of observation, detection, reporting, or notification of appropriate authorities or designated agents regarding persons or property on the premises that individual is contracted to protect, and who does not carry or have access to a firearm in the performance of their duties.






A private investigator means any individual who engages in the business of, or accepts employment to make, investigations to obtain information on crimes or civil wrongs; the location, disposition, or recovery of stolen property; the cause of accidents, fires, damages, or injuries to persons or to property; or evidence to be used before any court, board, officer, or investigative committee.




A special conservator of the peace means any individual appointed by the circuit court pursuant to § 19.2-13 of the Code of Virginia on or after September 15, 2004, to perform only those powers, functions, duties and responsibilities authorized within such geographic limitations as the court may deem appropriate.
 





The DCJS approved training alternative for the General Instructor Development Course is for individuals who will teach at least one DCJS course for a certified training school. The General Instructor Development In-Service Course is for those who currently have their Instructor Certification and want to renew it.





The DCJS approved training alternative for the Firearms Instructor Development Course is for individuals who will teach at least one DCJS firearms endorsement course for a certified training school. The Firearms Instructor Development In-Service Course is for those who currently have their Instructor Certification and want to renew it. (You must contact the CCJA office to schedule range re-qualification after completion of online training. This satisfies the classroom portion of course only. Range qualification is priced separately.)






A personal protection specialist means any individual who engages in the duties of providing close protection from bodily harm to any person.

DCJS APPROVED ONLINE TRAINING

PLEASE NOTE THESE COURSES ARE SPECIFICALLY DESIGNED FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO CURRENTLY POSSESS A DCJS REGISTRATION AND/OR CERTIFICATION.

Commonwealth Criminal

Justice Academy

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