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Changes to the Process for Peace Office Licensing, Renewals, New Employment, and Employment Termination

As of July 1, 2019, all peace officer license applications, license renewals, new employment, and employment termination requests need to be made through the portal. This is done within the North Dakota Criminal Justice Application which is located on the North Dakota Attorney General website.

Recent Board Decision regarding Psychological Testing

At the February 7, 2018, regular meeting, it was the Board's decision that psychological tests will be valid from one year from the day they were taken. When hiring a new peace officer, all psychological tests needs to be taken by a POST Board approved provider.

Training Certification Information

Letter To All Law Enforcement Agency Administrators and Training Officers

Law Change

The 2011 Legislative Session created a new law regarding peace officer licensing.   This law allows for renewal of a peace officer's license up to one (1) year after expiration of the license.   Inactive license holders are required to meet the same qualifications, testing, and insurance requirements as are required by law and rule for a licensee on active status. There is no provision for reinstatement of licenses.