Agencies | Governor
Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Criminal Justice Services
Criminal Justice Services Board
Crime Prevention Specialists [6 VAC 20 ‑ 180]
Amending 6VAC20-180 Crime Prevention Specialists Correction of Citations Clarifying Language
General Information
Action Summary The proposed amendments remove an incorrect citation, 6VAC20-80-10 referencing the definition section of Rules Relating to Certification of Criminal Justice Instructors and replace it with 6VAC20-80-20 which identifies the requirements for general instructor certification and add a reference to ยง 9.1-161 which identifies the duties of the crime prevention specialists. Additionally, the proposed amendments clarify the following: Employees of private colleges and universities are eligible to be trained and certified as a crime prevention specialist and agency heads may delegate the authority to designate employees to be trained and certified as crime prevention specialist.
Chapters Affected Only affects this chapter.
Exempt from APA No, this action is subject to the Administrative Process Act and the standard executive branch review process.
RIS Project Yes  [004900]
Associated Periodic Review 6/20/2016
Periodic Review Requirement No, this action will not satisfy the requirement that an entire regulation be reviewed every 4 years.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
7695 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 2/27/2017.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Barbara Peterson-Wilson   / Law Enforcement Program Coordinator
Address: 1100 Bank Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)225-4503    FAX: (804)786-0410    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this chapter.