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Subpart 1.

Subject areas.

Consistent with the minimum requirements in the following subject areas, the training for armed private detectives and armed protective agents must minimally include training in the areas listed in items A to G:


firearms training, including training in the legal limitations on the justifiable use of force and deadly force as specified in Minnesota Statutes, sections 609.06 and 609.065. No license holder, qualified representative, Minnesota manager, partner, or employee may carry or use a weapon while carrying out licensable duties without having successfully completed board-certified training;


training in the use of weapons other than firearms (see Minnesota Statutes, section 326.3361, subdivision 1, clause (2));


training in alternatives to the use of force;


standards for weapons and equipment issued, carried, or used by license holders, qualified representatives, Minnesota managers, partners, and employees;


first aid training;


preassignment or on-the-job training, in the subject areas set out in part 7506.2600; and


continuing training for license holders and employees.

Training for unarmed employees must minimally include training in the areas listed in items F and G.

Subp. 2.


Certified training programs shall maintain the following records for a minimum of three years:


a record of registration and attendance for all certified training courses including absences for all or any portion of a class period, with attendance records signed by the instructor conducting the training course;


records of all students who have successfully completed a certified training program and the number of training hours completed;


the course syllabus for each course taught; and


current firearms training scores.

Records must be made available to the board immediately upon request of the board or its staff. Students must be provided access to their attendance and course completion records upon request.

Subp. 3.

Minimum requirements.

Certified training programs must comply with subpart 1 and, upon request, furnish reasonable and necessary proof to the board to verify that compliance. Certified training programs shall file with the board all additional information that the board requires and cooperate with any board investigation relative to its certification status. Nothing in parts 7506.2100 to 7506.2900 precludes any certified training program from offering training that goes beyond the minimum requirements of subpart 1.

Subp. 4.

Firearms instructors.

Firearms instructors must be currently certified as a law enforcement or private security firearms instructor by a governmental agency, the National Rifle Association, or other nationally recognized certifying organization approved by the board.

Subp. 5.

First aid.

First aid instructors must have completed certified training.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 326.3361


22 SR 711

Published Electronically:

May 27, 2003

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