Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Criminal Justice Services
Department of Criminal Justice Services
Crime Prevention Specialists [6 VAC 20 ‑ 180]
Amending 6VAC20-180 Crime Prevention Specialists Correction of Citations Clarifying Language
Action 4653
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.
Executive Branch Review This action will go through the normal Executive Branch Review process.
RIS Project Yes  [004900]
Result of Prior Periodic Review Filed 6/20/2016
New Periodic Review This action will not be used to conduct a new periodic review.
Stages associated with this regulatory action.
Stage ID Stage Type Status
7695 Fast-Track Stage complete. This regulation became effective on 02/27/2017.
Contact Information
Name / Title: Laureen Hyman  / Executive Administrative Assistant to the Director
Address: 1100 Bank Street
Richmond, VA 23219
Email Address:
Phone: (804)786-8718    FAX: ()-    TDD: ()-

This person is the primary contact for this board.