Utah Department of Administrative Services Office of Administrative Rules

File No. 35524

This notice was published in the January 1, 2012, issue (Vol. 2012, No. 1) of the Utah State Bulletin.

Public Safety, Peace Officer Standards and Training

Rule R728-403

Qualifications For Admission To Certified Peace Officer Training Academies

Five-Year Notice of Review and Statement of Continuation

DAR File No.: 35524
Filed: 12/13/2011 01:41:33 PM


Concise explanation of the particular statutory provisions under which the rule is enacted and how these provisions authorize or require the rule:

This rule is authorized by Section 53-6-105 which states the Director of Peace Officer Standards and Training shall prescribe standards for the certification of peace officer training academies and prescribe minimum qualifications for certification of peace officers. Subsection 53-6-105(1)(k) provides that the director shall, with the advice of the council, make rules necessary to administer Title 53, Chapter 6. Section 53-6-203 lists the requirements for admission in a certified training academy.

Summary of written comments received during and since the last five-year review of the rule from interested persons supporting or opposing the rule:

No public comments regarding this rule have been received since the last five-year review.

Reasoned justification for continuation of the rule, including reasons why the agency disagrees with comments in opposition to the rule, if any:

This rule establishes the qualifications required to admit an individual into a peace officer training academy as referenced in Section 53-6-203. It is necessary to continue this rule in order to establish procedures that will ensure individuals entering into a certified training academy meet the statutory requirements. The division has received no public comments in the past five years calling any portion of this rule into question.

The full text of this rule may be inspected, during regular business hours, at the Division of Administrative Rules, or at:

Public Safety
Peace Officer Standards and Training
410 W 9800 S
SANDY, UT 84070

Direct questions regarding this rule to:

  • Kelly Sparks at the above address, by phone at 801-256-2321, by FAX at 801-256-0600, or by Internet E-mail at ksparks@utah.gov

Authorized by:

Scott Stephenson, Director



Additional Information

The Portable Document Format (PDF) version of the Bulletin is the official version. The PDF version of this issue is available at http://www.rules.utah.gov/publicat/bull-pdf/2012/b20120101.pdf. The HTML edition of the Bulletin is a convenience copy. Any discrepancy between the PDF version and HTML version is resolved in favor of the PDF version.

For questions regarding the content or application of this rule, please contact Kelly Sparks at the above address, by phone at 801-256-2321, by FAX at 801-256-0600, or by Internet E-mail at ksparks@utah.gov.