POLICE CADET TRAINING PROGRAM (EXCERPT)
Act 201 of 1970
***** 38.521 SUBSECTION (2) DOES NOT APPLY ON OR AFTER JULY 1, 1987: See (2) of 38.521 *****
38.521 Police cadet training program; applicability of subsection (2).
(1) A city, village, or township that has adopted the provisions of Act No. 78 of the Public Acts of 1935, as amended, being sections 38.501 to 38.518 of the Michigan Compiled Laws, may operate a police cadet training program. An applicant for enrollment in the program shall meet all the requirements of that act for a position in the police department, except that the applicant shall be not less than 18 years of age and not more than 31 years of age. A person enrolled in the program shall not fulfill any functions, other than administrative, of a police officer until he or she receives a favorable recommendation from the appointing officer to the civil service commission or to the appointing authority if there is no civil service commission. A police cadet recommended for advancement to police officer shall receive preferential consideration for the position over other applicants. A police cadet shall serve as a cadet for not more than 4 years.
(2) Notwithstanding subsection (1), any cadet who is serving as a police cadet on or after March 31, 1983 shall be entitled to serve as a cadet for not more than 8 years. This subsection shall not apply on or after July 1, 1987.
History: 1970, Act 201, Imd. Eff. Aug. 25, 1970
Am. 1972, Act 46, Imd. Eff. Feb. 19, 1972
Am. 1978, Act 72, Imd. Eff. Mar. 21, 1978
Am. 1983, Act 19, Imd. Eff. Mar. 31, 1983
Am. 1985, Act 72, Imd. Eff. July 1, 1985
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