12 NCAC 09B .0104          MEDICAL EXAMINATION

(a)  Each applicant for certification or enrollment in a basic law enforcement training course shall complete, sign, and date the Commission's Medical History Statement Form (F-1) and shall be examined by either a surgeon, physician, physician assistant, or nurse practitioner who is licensed to practice in North Carolina or authorized to practice medicine in the United States Armed Forces, as outlined in 10 U.S. Code  1094, to help determine his or her fitness to carry out the physical requirements of the . position of law enforcement officer.

(b)  Prior to being examined, the applicant shall provide the examining surgeon, physician, physician or nurse practitioner with:

(1)           the Medical History Statement Form (F-1), which must be read, completed, and signed; and

(2)           the Instructions to Agency and Examiner for Completion of Medical Examination Report (F-2A) Form attached to the Medical Examination Report Form (F-2).

(c)  The "Medical Screening Guidelines for the Certification of Criminal Justice Officers in North Carolina" as published by the North Carolina Department of Justice may be obtained for use by the examining physician, surgeon,

physician's assistant, or nurse practitioner, at no cost, at https://ncdoj.gov/law-enforcement-training/criminal-justice/.

(d)  The examining physician, surgeon, physician's assistant, nurse practitioner, shall record the results of the examination on the Medical Examination Report Form (F-2) and shall sign and date the form.

(e)  The Medical Examination Report Form (F-2) and the Medical History Statement Form (F-1) shall be valid for one year after the date the examination was conducted and shall be completed prior to:

(1)           the applicant's beginning the Basic Law Enforcement Training Course; and

(2)           the agency submission of application for certification to the Commission.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 17C‑6; 17C‑10;

Eff. January 1, 1981;

Amended Eff. April 1, 2018; October 1, 2017; November 1, 1993; February 1, 1991; March 1, 1990; April 1, 1985;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. May 25, 2019;

Amended Eff. October 1, 2022.