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(a) The council shall establish qualifications for employment of persons as municipal correctional, correctional, probation, and parole officers, including
(1) minimum age, physical and mental standards, citizenship, moral character, and experience; and
(2) minimum education standards.
(b) The council shall
(1) prescribe the means of presenting evidence of fulfillment of the requirements set out in (a) of this section; and
(2) issue a certificate evidencing satisfaction of the requirements of (a) of this section to an applicant who
(A) satisfies the requirements of (a)(1) of this section; and
(B) meets the minimum education standards of (a)(2) of this section by satisfactorily completing a training program for municipal correctional, correctional, probation, or parole officers established under AS 18.65.230, including training regarding domestic violence that contains the subjects set out in AS 18.66.310(d), or a course of instruction in another jurisdiction equivalent in content and quality to that required by the council for approved municipal correctional, correctional, probation, or parole officer education and training programs in this state.
(c) In the evaluation of applicants against the mental standards developed under (a)(1) of this section, the council shall use evaluation methods that do not discriminate against applicants of different ethnic origins.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Alaska Statutes Title 18. Health, Safety, Housing, Human Rights, and Public Defender § 18.65.242. Standards for municipal correctional, correctional, probation, and parole officers - last updated April 21, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ak/title-18-health-safety-housing-human-rights-and-public-defender/ak-st-sect-18-65-242/
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