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TITLE 37PUBLIC SAFETY AND CORRECTIONS
PART 1TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY
CHAPTER 35PRIVATE SECURITY
SUBCHAPTER JPERSONAL PROTECTION OFFICERS
RULE §35.161Requirements for Issuance of a Personal Protection Authorization

(a) An applicant for personal protection authorization shall:

  (1) submit a written application for a personal protection authorization on a form prescribed by the board;

  (2) be at least 21 years of age;

  (3) have a valid security officer commission issued prior to applying for a personal protection authorization;

  (4) submit proof that the applicant has successfully completed the Personal Protection Officer Course taught by a board approved personal protection officer instructor; and

  (5) submit proof of completion of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory test or equivalent (proof of completion of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory test shall be on the form of the board approved Declaration of Psychological and Emotional Health and shall be signed by a licensed psychologist).

(b) A personal protection officer may transfer his registration as a personal protection officer to another employer if the personal protection officer:

  (1) has transferred his security officer commission to the new employer; and

  (2) submits the appropriate form and transfer fee to the board's Austin office within 14 days of the transfer of employment to the new employer.


Source Note: The provisions of this §35.161 adopted to be effective October 21, 2004, 29 TexReg 9686

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