Nebraska Revised Statute 81-1414.07

Chapter 81


Continuing education requirements; course offerings.

(1) In order to maintain his or her professional status and serve the law enforcement profession, the community, and the residents of Nebraska, each law enforcement officer shall attend at least twenty hours of continuing education courses in the areas of criminal justice and law enforcement during each calendar year beginning on January 1 and ending on December 31. A law enforcement officer is not required to meet the continuing education requirements in the year in which he or she first becomes fully certified.

(2) Continuing education courses may be offered in the form of seminars, advanced education which may include college or university classes, conferences, instruction conducted within the law enforcement officer's law enforcement agency, or instruction conducted over the Internet, except that instruction conducted over the Internet shall be limited to ten hours annually, and shall be of a type which has application to and seeks to maintain and improve the skills of the law enforcement officer in carrying out his or her duties and responsibilities.