TITLE 20: CORRECTIONS, CRIMINAL JUSTICE, AND LAW ENFORCEMENT
CHAPTER IX: DEPARTMENT OF JUVENILE JUSTICE
SUBCHAPTER d: OPERATIONS
PART 2501 SECURITY
SECTION 2501.50 FIREARMS AUTHORIZATION
Section 2501.50 Firearms Authorization
a) Employees shall not be authorized to carry or use a firearm unless they have received Department firearms training and qualification.
b) The Director may authorize employees to carry firearms:
1) To escort or transport a committed youth outside the facilities of the Department and to return from such trips;
2) To protect, arrest, apprehend and reconfine a committed youth;
3) To fill assigned security positions requiring firearms as standard equipment; and
4) For training purposes.
c) The Director may personally authorize other agency employees to carry firearms after determining that there is a need based upon the specific duties and responsibilities of the employee.