§ 36-21-40 Definitions
§ 36-21-41 Created; composition; qualifications, designation, and terms of office of members; adoption of bylaws
§ 36-21-42 Officers and employees
§ 36-21-43 Meetings; official seal
§ 36-21-44 Compensation and reimbursement for expenses of members
§ 36-21-45 Functions and duties generally
§ 36-21-46 Standards for applicants and appointees for employment as law enforcement officers
§ 36-21-47 Peace Officers’ Standards and Training Fund
§ 36-21-47.1 Remittance of court costs to fund
§ 36-21-48 Appropriations and grants to commission by municipalities and counties and disposition thereof
§ 36-21-49 Agreements and cooperation by law enforcement agencies
§ 36-21-50 Penalty for violation of provisions of article or standards, rules, etc., promulgated thereunder
§ 36-21-51 Municipal chiefs of police or law enforcement officers to complete annual continuing education courses
§ 36-21-52 Revocation of certification or authority of law enforcement officer upon conviction of felony

Terms Used In Alabama Code > Title 36 > Chapter 21 > Article 3

  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • commission: The Alabama Peace Officers' Standards and Training Commission established by Section 36-21-41. See Alabama Code 36-21-40
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Corporation: A legal entity owned by the holders of shares of stock that have been issued, and that can own, receive, and transfer property, and carry on business in its own name.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • fund: The Alabama Peace Officers' Standards and Training Fund provided for in Section 36-21-47. See Alabama Code 36-21-40
  • LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCY: The state Department of Public Safety, the Alabama Board of Corrections, the police department of each incorporated city or town, the department of each sheriff of the state, including all deputy sheriffs, the Enforcement Division of the State Department of Conservation and Natural Resources and the Public Service Commission, and each public agency in the state charged with the enforcement of any laws and the officers or employees of which have power as such officials or employees to make arrests. See Alabama Code 36-21-40
  • LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER: A policeman, deputy sheriff, deputy constable and other official who has authority as such official to make arrests. See Alabama Code 36-21-40
  • Misdemeanor: Usually a petty offense, a less serious crime than a felony, punishable by less than a year of confinement.
  • person: includes a corporation as well as a natural person. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608
  • state: The State of Alabama. See Alabama Code 36-21-40
  • Trial: A hearing that takes place when the defendant pleads "not guilty" and witnesses are required to come to court to give evidence.