12 NCAC 09B .0117          MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR juvenile justice OFFICERS

In addition to the requirements for criminal justice officers contained in Rule .0101 of this Section, every juvenile justice officer employed by the North Carolina Department of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention shall:

(1)           not have committed or been convicted of:

(a)           a felony;

(b)           a crime for which the punishment could have been imprisonment for more than two years;

(c)           a crime or unlawful act defined as a "Class B misdemeanor" within the five year period prior to the date of application for employment;

(d)           four or more crimes or unlawful acts defined as "Class B misdemeanors" regardless of the date of conviction; or

(e)           four or more crimes or unlawful acts defined as "Class A misdemeanors" except the applicant may be employed if the last conviction occurred more than two years prior to the date of application for employment; and

(2)           be a high school, college, or university graduate or have passed the General Equivalency Development Test indicating high school equivalency.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 17C‑2; 17C‑6; 17C‑10;

Temporary Adoption Eff. April 15, 2003;

Eff. April 1, 2004;

Amended Eff. November 1, 2015.