SATISFACTION OF MINIMUM TRAINING REQUIREMENTS
Minimum Continuing Educational Requirements.
(a) Every coroner or deputy coroner
who holds certification is hereby required to meet
the continuing educational requirements of twenty
(20) hours each two (2) year period.
(b) The continuing
educational requirements must be completed no later
than two (2) years following the date of
satisfactory completion of a required basic
coroners’ course and each two (2) year period
thereafter. Subject matter must
be related to the duties of coroners.
(c) Upon completion of the continuing
educational requirements the coroner or deputy
coroner will be recertified by the Director.
(d) Failure of any coroner or deputy
coroner to complete requirements of continuing
education standards as provided by W.S.
7‑4‑211(c)(iii) shall result in denial of
recertification by the Director.
(e) Any previously certified coroner
or deputy coroner who has been denied certification
or whose certification has lapsed must successfully
complete a required basic coroners’ course within 1
year from the date of appointment, as required by
Credit for College Semester Hours.
(a) Job related semester credits will
be equivalent to ten (10) P.O.S.T. training hours.
(b) College hours can only be applied
to continuing education training requirements.
Accreditation of Continuing Education or In‑Service
(a) A request for accreditation of
continuing education or in‑service training courses
must be completed and submitted to the Peace
officers Standards and Training Commission no less
than twenty (20) days prior to the start of the
scheduled training. The Director shall act on the
request within five (5) working days after receipt
of the request.
requests for training shall include an outline of
the course which includes a break down of hours of
instruction for the course.
(b) Requirements of the
continuing education or inservice training program,
which shall be included in the request for
Subject matter must be related to the duties of the
Only courses which meet or exceed one (1) hour of
training will be approved;
(iii) Accreditation will not be
granted for roll‑call training, field training
programs or training involving the exclusive use of
tapes, video tapes and training films unless prior
approval is granted by the Board.
(c) The program must provide for a written
attendance record. Students enrolled in the training
course must attend a minimum of 90% of the course in
order to receive accreditation. Partial credit shall
not be granted.
(d) A Notice of
Course Completion form provided by the Director must
be completed, signed by the course coordinator and
mailed to the Board upon completion of the course.
Training hours cannot be validated until the Notice
of Course Completion has been received.
Courses that have hot been pre-approved by the
Director may be submitted for credit provided a
certificate of successful completion showing one (1)
hour or more of training is sent to the Director.
If a certificate does not show hours attended, a
course outline showing hours attended shall be sent
with the certificate before credit will be granted.
(f) Video training, internet training, and law
enforcement teleconferencing courses
(i) All training via these media must be
(ii) Certification of the different training
programs will be left at the discretion of the
(iii) Coroners and Deputy Coroners can acquire
up to one half of the mandated continuing education
training hours through these media.