PEACE OFFICER STANDARDS AND TRAINING COUNCIL
19-5116. Peace officers standards and training fund. (a) There is hereby established in the state treasury the peace officers standards and training fund. All moneys deposited to the fund shall be expended by the peace officer standards and training council for the following purposes:
(1) Training peace officers, county detention officers, and self-sponsored students within the state of Idaho, including, but not limited to, sheriffs and their deputies, officers of the Idaho state police, conservation officers of the Idaho department of fish and game, emergency communications officers, and city and county prosecutors and their deputies;
(2) Salaries, costs and expenses relating to such training as provided in paragraph (1) of this subsection;
(3) Such capital expenditures as the peace officer standards and training council may provide for the acquisition, construction and/or improvement of a peace officer standards and training academy; and
(4) Such expenditures as may be necessary to aid approved peace officers training programs or county detention officer programs certified as having met the standards established by the peace officer standards and training council.
(b) The peace officers standards and training fund shall be funded as provided in sections 31-3201A and 31-3201B, Idaho Code.
(c) All contributions and other moneys and appropriations designated for peace officers standards and training shall be deposited in the peace officers standards and training fund.
(d) Moneys received into the fund as provided in subsection (c) of this section shall be accounted for separately.
(e) If the fiscal year-end balance in the fund pursuant to sections 31-3201A and 31-3201B, Idaho Code, exceeds one million dollars ($1,000,000), the excess shall revert to the general fund.
(f) Moneys received into the fund pursuant to the provisions of section 31-3201D, Idaho Code, shall be used for the purposes of providing basic training, continuing education and certification of misdemeanor probation officers, whether those officers are employees of or by private sector contract with a county.
[19-5116, added 1983, ch. 117, sec. 1, p. 258; am. 1994, ch. 191, sec. 1, p. 620; am. 1997, ch. 84, sec. 3, p. 202; am. 1998, ch. 150, sec. 1, p. 521; am. 2000, ch. 469, sec. 40, p. 1495; am. 2003, ch. 237, sec. 2, p. 609; am. 2011, ch. 128, sec. 4, p. 357; am. 2017, ch. 181, sec. 2, p. 412.]