Commonly Asked Criminal Background Questions

1. Which criminal offenses WILL exclude an applicant from being eligible for EMT Certification?

  • Has been convicted of any sexually related offense specified under Section 290 of the Penal Code
  • Has been convicted of murder, attempted murder, or murder for hire
  • Has been convicted of two (2) or more felonies
  • Is on parole or probation for any felony
  • Has been convicted and released from incarceration for offenses during the preceding fifteen (15) years for the crime of manslaughter or involuntary manslaughter
  • Has been convicted and released from incarceration during the preceding ten (10) years for any offense punishable as a felony
  • Has been convicted of two (2) or more misdemeanors within the preceding five (5) years for any offense relating to the use, sales, possession, or transportation of narcotics or addictive or dangerous drugs.
  • Has been convicted of two (2) or more misdemeanors within the preceding five (5) years for any offense relating to force, threat, violence, or intimidation
  • Has been convicted within the preceding five (5) years of any theft related misdemeanor
     

2. Which criminal offenses MAY exclude an applicant from being eligible for EMT Certification?

  • Has committed any act involving fraud, intentional dishonesty for personal gain within the preceding seven (7) years
  • Is required to register pursuant to Section 11590 (Controlled Substance Offender) of the Health and Safety Code
  • Conviction of one (1) misdemeanor within the last five (5) years for a related offense listed within the Health and Safety Code, Section 1798.200

 

Last updated: 4/15/2013 10:19:05 AM