All campus police agencies shall comply with the provisions of this rule for badges, vehicles, uniforms, as follows:

(1)           Badges:

(a)           All campus police officers shall, when on duty, wear a badge bearing the name of the certified campus police agency and the general title of Campus Police.

(b)           The badge is to be carried at all times by the campus police officer.  The badge shall always be worn in plain view, except in situations where the officer's weapon is concealed under the provisions set forth in Rule .0302 of this Section.

(c)           No identification card shall be issued to or possessed by any campus police officer except in the form of identification issued to the officer by the Attorney General.

(2)           Uniforms:

(a)           All campus police officers shall, when on duty, wear the uniform of the campus police agency unless directed to wear other attire by the Department Head.

(b)           When wearing civilian attire, the campus police officer shall comply with 12 NCAC 2I .0304(a).

(c)           Those campus police agencies which employ both campus police commissioned and non-commissioned security personnel shall provide the commissioned campus police officers with a uniform of a different color that would distinguish the campus police officer from other employees of the agency.

(d)           The uniform of the campus police officer shall bear shoulder patches that contain:

(i)            the term "Campus Police,"; and

(ii)           the name of the campus police agency.

(3)           Vehicles:

(a)           Each marked vehicle used by a campus police agency subject to this Rule shall prominently display the agency name and the agency classification of " Campus Police".

(b)           The Department Head shall ensure that employees who have not been commissioned as campus police officers do not operate any marked vehicle used by the campus police agency.

(c)           The Department Head shall ensure that employees who are not commissioned as a campus police officer do not operate any campus police vehicle with a blue light contained therein.

(d)           The Department Head shall ensure that any marked campus police agency vehicle is not operated outside of those property jurisdiction limitations set forth in G.S. 74G-6, unless such operation is performed by an on-duty officer in the performance of his official duties and authorized by the Department Head.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 74G-7;

Eff. April 1, 2006;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. October 4, 2016.