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Pennsylvania Statutes Title 22 Pa.C.S.A. Detectives and Private Police § 3705. Qualifications for appointment

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In order for an individual to be considered for appointment as a humane society police officer, the society or association must submit proof satisfactory to the court of common pleas and the district attorney in each county for which the society or association directs the individual to act as a humane society police officer that the individual:

(1) Has been a resident of this Commonwealth for the previous 12 months.

(2) Has successfully completed the training program established pursuant to section 3712 (relating to training program).

(3) Has obtained a criminal history report from the Pennsylvania State Police pursuant to 18 Pa.C.S. Ch. 91 (relating to criminal history record information) or a statement from the Pennsylvania State Police that the Pennsylvania State Police central repository contains no pertinent information relating to the individual who is the subject of the application. The criminal history record information shall be limited to that which may be disseminated pursuant to 18 Pa.C.S. § 9121(b)(2) (relating to general regulations).

(4) Has not been convicted of an offense graded a felony or a serious misdemeanor.

(5) Has not been convicted of any violation, including a summary offense, of 18 Pa.C.S. Ch. 55 Subch. B (relating to cruelty to animals). 1

(6) Has not been convicted of an offense in another jurisdiction, state, territory or country in accordance with the laws of that jurisdiction, state, territory or country equivalent to an offense graded a felony or a serious misdemeanor or an offense of cruelty to animals.

(7) Has not had an appointment as a humane society police officer revoked for cause in another county or another state.

1 18 Pa.C.S.A. § 5531 et seq.

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