IMPORTANT NOTICE – March 15, 2021

650-X-12-.02.02ER   Continuing Education during the COVID-19 pandemic

  • The Commission authorizes its Executive Secretary to adjust, for the calendar year 2021, the requirements of RULE 650-X-12-.02(7) relating to Continuing Education credit obtained through video, computer, multi-media, or satellite-based training for Law Enforcement Officers. Specifically, relating to the maximum of six (6) hours currently allowed for said training, that the maximum allowable hours may be increased to twelve (12) hours.

Training may be approved that does not include a post-viewing examination, provided the training is of the type that includes participation/accountability protocols and provides for documentation (i.e., email, electronic certificate, etc.) upon completion of training.  Documentation shall be retained by the agency.


Author: R. Alan Benefield, Executive Secretary

Statutory Authority: Code of Ala. 1975, §§36-21-40 et seq. History: Effective March 11,2021.