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Department of Criminal Justice Services
Department of Criminal Justice Services
Regulations Relating to Special Conservator of the Peace [6 VAC 20 ‑ 230]
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On this Periodic Review

Review Announcement

Pursuant to Executive Order 14 (2010) and §§ 2.2-4007.1 and 2.2-4017 of the Code of Virginia, the Department of Criminal Justice Services is conducting a periodic review of VAC citation: 6 VAC 20-230, Regulations Relating to Special Conservator of the Peace.

The review of this regulation will be guided by the principles in Executive Order 14 (2010) ( and § 2.2-4007.1 of the Code of Virginia (

The purpose of this review is to determine whether this regulation should be terminated, amended, or retained in its current form. Public comment is sought on the review of any issue relating to this regulation, including whether the regulation (i) is necessary for the protection of public health, safety, and welfare or for the economical performance of important governmental functions; (ii) minimizes the economic impact on small businesses in a manner consistent with the stated objectives of applicable law; and (iii) is clearly written and easily understandable.

The comment period begins November 19, 2012, and ends on December 10, 2012.

Comments may be submitted online to the Virginia Regulatory Town Hall at Comments may also be sent to Name: Lisa McGee, Title: Regulatory Manager, Address: 1100 Bank Street, Richmond, Virginia, 23218, Telephone: 804-371-2419, FAX: 804-786-6344, email address:

Comments must include the commenter's name and address (physical or email) information in order to receive a response to the comment from the agency. Following the close of the public comment period, a report of the periodic review will be posted on the Town Hall and published in the Virginia Register of Regulations.

CLOSED     Opened on 11/19/2012 and Ended on 12/10/2012

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Comment Title Commenter
Revise and update the SCOP program not eliminate it! Chris M. Roberts; G4S Secure Solutions (USA) Inc.  12/10/12  5:00 pm
SCOP - code enforcement use John Hall, ASG  12/10/12  4:00 pm
An Open Letter to the Director of DCJS [LONG- Edited for space] J.C. St. John  12/10/12  3:42 pm
SCOP comments John Hall, American Security Group  12/7/12  3:15 pm
SCOP Regulations Timothy Morley  11/28/12  9:51 pm
Changes needed with Special Conservators of the Peace Allen Evans  11/26/12  7:29 pm
Should be removed from Regulatory Affairs and placed under Law Enforcment Services David Carlson / Hollins University Security Department  11/26/12  11:17 am
General/Training Chief Chris A. Mitchell Sr., CBN/Regent University Campus Police  11/21/12  11:19 am
Training/General Chief Chris A. Mitchell Sr, CBN/Regent University Campus Police  11/21/12  10:13 am
SCOP Sanchos Bowles  11/20/12  3:31 pm
Need more training Private Officer International  11/20/12  1:53 pm
Inservice 6VAC20-230-170 Rick Barger / Scott County Animal Control  11/20/12  8:32 am
training/HR 218 clarification Michael Youlen  11/19/12  3:47 pm

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