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LES 3.01(2)(b) (b) Trainees shall obtain passing grades of at least 70% or its lettered equivalent in written examinations in all subjects with the exception of competency-based subjects for which there are board approved examination checklists. For the competency-based subjects, trainees must demonstrate their achievement of training objectives to the satisfaction of board certified instructors.
LES 3.01(2)(c) (c) Each recruit shall successfully complete this training within his or her original probationary period. Under justifiable circumstances this period may be extended for a period not to exceed one year.
LES 3.01(3) (3) It should be noted that the foregoing represents the minimum amount of training required. Additional preparatory training is strongly recommended where the employing authority is in a position to require it.
LES 3.01 History History: Cr. Register, September, 1970, No. 177, eff. 10-1-70; am. (1) (a) Register, October, 1973, No. 214, eff. 11-1-73; am. (1) (c), Register, August, 1976, No. 248, eff. 9-1-76; am. (1) (intro.), (a) and (c), renum. (2) to be (3), cr. (2), Register, October, 1984, No. 346, eff. 11-1-84; correction in (1) (c) made under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 5., Stats., Register, October, 1984, No. 346; correction in (1) (d) made under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 5., Stats., Register, August, 1993, No. 452; am. (1) (intro.), (a) and (c), (2) (intro.) and (a); r. and recr. (1) (b), Register, November, 1997, No. 503, eff. 12-1-97.
LES 3.02 LES 3.02 Advisory curriculum committee.
LES 3.02(1) (1) The board shall appoint a 13 person advisory curriculum committee consisting of 6 chiefs of police and 6 sheriffs to be appointed on a geographic basis of not more than one chief of police and one sheriff from any one of the 8 state administrative districts together with the director of training of the Wisconsin state patrol. This committee will act in an advisory capacity in the establishment of the curriculum requirements.
LES 3.02(2) (2) Membership of chiefs of police and sheriffs on this committee shall be for a period extending from January 1 of an odd numbered year to December 31 of the next even numbered year. The first 12 appointments are to run from the date of appointment to 12/31/1972. However, no member shall serve beyond the time when he or she ceases to hold the office or employment by reason of which he or she was initially eligible for appointment.
LES 3.02(3) (3) The committee shall elect its own officers.
LES 3.02 History History: Cr. Register, September, 1970, No. 177, eff. 10-1-70; correction in (1) and (2), made under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 5., Stats., Register, October, 1984, No. 346.
LES 3.03 LES 3.03 Instructional goals. The board shall approve student performance objectives to reach the following instructional goals for preparatory law enforcement and tribal law enforcement training:
LES 3.03(1) (1) Demonstrate professional orientation.
LES 3.03(2) (2) Demonstrate defensive tactics.
LES 3.03(3) (3) Demonstrate care and use of firearms.
LES 3.03(4) (4) Demonstrate community awareness.
LES 3.03(5) (5) Perform emergency medical services.
LES 3.03(6) (6) Demonstrate knowledge of legal procedures.
LES 3.03(7) (7) Operate patrol vehicles.
LES 3.03(8) (8) Enforce traffic laws and conduct accident investigations.
LES 3.03(9) (9) Perform patrol operations.
LES 3.03(10) (10) Conduct investigations.
LES 3.03(11) (11) Reach performance objectives for elective subjects.
LES 3.03(12) (12) Follow administrative procedures.
LES 3.03 History History: Cr. Register, February, 1981, No. 302, eff. 3-1-81; r. and recr., Register, November, 1997, No. 503, eff. 12-1-97.
LES 3.04 LES 3.04 Instructional goals.
LES 3.04(1)(1) The board shall approve student performance objectives to reach the following instructional goals:
LES 3.04(1)(a) (a) Instructional goals for preparatory jail officer training:
LES 3.04(1)(a)1. 1. Receive introduction to corrections.
LES 3.04(1)(a)2. 2. Maintain security.
LES 3.04(1)(a)3. 3. Admit inmates to custody.
LES 3.04(1)(a)4. 4. Prepare reports.
LES 3.04(1)(a)5. 5. Supervise inmates.
LES 3.04(1)(a)6. 6. Supervise special inmates.
LES 3.04(1)(a)7. 7. Supervise juvenile inmates.
LES 3.04(1)(a)8. 8. Apply correctional law.
LES 3.04(1)(a)9. 9. Discipline inmates.
LES 3.04(1)(a)10. 10. Assist health care program.
LES 3.04(1)(a)11. 11. Assist fire safety program.
LES 3.04(1)(a)12. 12. Assist cleanliness, sanitation and food services.
LES 3.04(1)(a)13. 13. Manage personal stress.
LES 3.04(1)(a)14. 14. Release inmates from custody.
LES 3.04(1)(b) (b) Instructional goals for secure detention officer preparatory training:
LES 3.04(1)(b)1. 1. Receive introduction to detention operations.
LES 3.04(1)(b)2. 2. Maintain security.
LES 3.04(1)(b)3. 3. Admit and release juveniles.
LES 3.04(1)(b)4. 4. Prepare reports.
LES 3.04(1)(b)5. 5. Supervise juveniles.
LES 3.04(1)(b)6. 6. Discipline and control juveniles.
LES 3.04(1)(b)7. 7. Apply legal requirements.
LES 3.04(1)(b)8. 8. Assist fire safety program.
LES 3.04(1)(b)9. 9. Assist health care program.
LES 3.04(1)(b)10. 10. Manage personal stress.
LES 3.04 History History: Cr. Register, October, 1984, No. 346, eff. 11-1-84; r. and recr. (1) (c), Register, August, 1993, No. 452, eff. 11-29-93; r. and recr., Register, November, 1997, No. 503, eff. 12-1-97.
LES 3.05 LES 3.05 Waiver of training requirements for recertification.
LES 3.05(1)(1) After receiving the recommendations of the director of the bureau, the board will determine waivers of training.
LES 3.05(2) (2) Newly employed law enforcement or tribal law enforcement officers who were either grandfathered into the board's program or who have already been certified by the board or newly employed jail or secure detention officers who have already been certified by the board, who have been out of law enforcement, tribal law enforcement, jail or secure detention employment in Wisconsin for a period of 2 years or less and left voluntarily with a good record may be recertified without additional training.
LES 3.05(3) (3) Newly employed law enforcement or tribal law enforcement officers who were either grandfathered into the board's program or who have already been certified by the board or newly employed jail or secure detention officers who have already been certified by the board and who have been out of law enforcement, tribal law enforcement, jail or secure detention employment in Wisconsin for a period of over 2 years but not more than 3 years and who left voluntarily with a good record may be recertified upon successful completion of the contingency law enforcement, jail or secure detention officers training course. An equivalency examination with a grade of 70% or above may be substituted for any portion of said course the board deems appropriate.
LES 3.05(4) (4) Newly employed law enforcement or tribal law enforcement officers who were either grandfathered into the board's program or who have already been certified by the board and newly employed jail or secure detention officers who have already been certified by the board and who have been out of law enforcement, tribal law enforcement, jail or secure detention employment in Wisconsin for a period of over 3 years may be recertified upon successful completion of the basic preparatory course for law enforcement officers or successful completion of the basic preparatory course for jail or secure detention officers. This rule may be varied by board action on an individual basis with appropriate recommendation from the bureau.
LES 3.05(5) (5) A law enforcement, tribal law enforcement, jail or secure detention officer who has been certified or grandfathered into the system of another state, who left law enforcement, tribal law enforcement, jail or secure detention officer employment voluntarily with a good record and who has been out of that employment for 3 years or less shall be required to successfully complete the contingency law enforcement, jail or secure detention officer's training course. An equivalency examination with a grade of 70% or above may be substituted for any portion of said course the board deems appropriate.
LES 3.05(6) (6) A law enforcement, tribal law enforcement, jail or secure detention officer previously certified or grandfathered by another state, who left law enforcement, tribal law enforcement, jail or secure detention employment voluntarily with a good record, and who has been out of that employment over 3 years shall be required to successfully complete the appropriate basic preparatory course for his or her specialty. The board may establish such other requirements it deems appropriate on an individual basis.
LES 3.05(7) (7) The board shall consider on an individual, case-by-case basis, the waiver request of any person who has previously worked as a law enforcement, tribal law enforcement, jail or secure detention officer but has not been certified or grandfathered in Wisconsin or any other state.
LES 3.05(8) (8) There shall be no recognition of the status of grandfathered jail or secure detention officers, and any newly employed jail or secure detention officer who had previously been considered grandfathered into the board system may only be recertified upon completion of the preparatory course for jail or secure detention officers.
LES 3.05(9) (9) The exact curriculum for the law enforcement, tribal law enforcement, jail or secure detention officer's contingency program shall be designated by the board.
LES 3.05 History History: Cr. Register, February, 1991, No. 422, eff. 3-1-91; am. (2) to (9), Register, November, 1997, No. 503, eff. 12-1-97.
LES 3.06 LES 3.06 Additional orientation. Recommended additional recruit officer orientation by the employing agency should consist of each of the following subjects for a total of at least 120 hours:
LES 3.06(1) (1) Departmental policies, rules and regulations and local ordinances.
LES 3.06(2) (2) Firearms (familiarization with local weaponry and additional practice to improve proficiency with sidearm).
LES 3.06(3) (3) Field training (with supervisor or coach).
LES 3.06 History History: Cr. Register, February, 1981, No. 302, eff. 3-1-81; renum. from LES 3.04, Register, October, 1984, No. 346, eff. 11-1-84; renum. from LES 3.05, Register, February, 1991, No. 422, eff. 3-1-91.
LES 3.07 LES 3.07 Law enforcement pursuit standards and related training.
LES 3.07(1)(1) Model standards for initiating, continuing and terminating police pursuit. The following model advisory standards may be used by any law enforcement agency to determine whether to initiate, continue or terminate police pursuit:
LES 3.07(1)(a) (a) Initiation of pursuits. A law enforcement officer in an authorized vehicle may initiate a police pursuit when the subject of the police pursuit is attempting to avoid apprehension.
LES 3.07(1)(b) (b) Continuation of pursuits. In determining whether or not to continue a police pursuit that has been justifiably initiated, a law enforcement officer should consider the following factors:
LES 3.07(1)(b)1. 1. Whether continuation of the pursuit would likely create a danger to the public, officer or subject which is apparently greater than the value of apprehending the subject, due to such factors as, but not limited to, road conditions, weather conditions, density of population, severity of the crime and necessity of pursuit by vehicle.
LES 3.07(1)(b)2. 2. Whether the vehicle's registration or the subject's identity has been established so that later apprehension may be accomplished and, in the officer's opinion, there is no apparent continuing need for immediate apprehension.
LES 3.07(1)(c) (c) Termination of pursuits. A law enforcement officer should terminate a police pursuit under any of the following conditions:
LES 3.07(1)(c)1. 1. When a supervisor orders termination.
LES 3.07(1)(c)2. 2. When the continuing distance between the pursuing and fleeing vehicles is such that further pursuit is futile.
LES 3.07(1)(c)3. 3. When the location of the pursued vehicle is unknown.
LES 3.07(1)(c)4. 4. When the officer's vehicle or emergency equipment malfunctions.
LES 3.07(1)(c)5. 5. When it is necessary to stop to render aid to one or more injured persons and no other unit is available to do so.
LES 3.07(2) (2)Model standards for police pursuit driving techniques. The following model advisory standards for police pursuit driving techniques may be used by any law enforcement agency. An officer engaged in a police pursuit should do all of the following:
LES 3.07(2)(a) (a) Adhere to and apply all of the emergency vehicle driving techniques that the officer has been taught.
LES 3.07(2)(b) (b) Assess and reassess weather, roadway and traffic conditions throughout the duration of the pursuit and make changes in speed and following distance where appropriate.
LES 3.07(2)(c) (c) Consider and apply the officer's knowledge of the capabilities and limitations of his or her vehicle.
LES 3.07(2)(d) (d) Consider and apply the officer's knowledge of his or her individual abilities and limitations.
LES 3.07(2)(e) (e) Establish a position on the roadway and maintain sufficient maneuvering room to allow the officer to see and react to what may appear ahead.
LES 3.07(2)(f) (f) Maintain visual contact with subject of the pursuit and be alert to clues as to what the subject may do next.
LES 3.07(2)(g) (g) Be alert and prepared for road and traffic conditions that favor the subject of the pursuit.
LES 3.07(2)(h) (h) Try to end the pursuit as quickly as possible, while considering safety and using maximum caution.
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