(a)  The supplemental speed measuring instrument (SMI) training course for law enforcement officers shall be designed to allow officers an opportunity to be certified on additional speed measurement instruments not included on the officers' initial speed measurement instrument certification. The course shall be designed to provide the trainee with the skills and knowledge to proficiently perform those tasks essential to function as an instructor or operator using the additional speed measuring instrument(s).

(b)  Each applicant for supplemental speed measuring instrument training shall:

(1)           possess a valid radar, time-distance, or lidar speed measuring instrument instructor or operator certification as a result of successful completion of 12 NCAC 09B .0210, .0211, .0212, .0213, .0214, .0237, .0238, .0242, or .0244;

(2)           present the endorsement of a Commission-recognized school director or agency executive officer or his designee.

(c)  The supplemental SMI training course required for certification on the additional instrument(s) shall include the topic areas and number of hours as outlined in the Supplemental SMI Training Course. To qualify for certification on the additional instrument(s) an applicant shall meet the requirements as outlined in the Supplemental SMI Training Course and meet the requirements of 12 NCAC 09B .0409.

(d)  Certification as instructor or operator of the additional speed measuring instruments shall expire on midnight of the date of expiration of the instructor or operator certification referred to in 12 NCAC 09B .0215(b) and .0310(a).

(e)  The "Supplemental SMI Training Course" as published by the North Carolina Justice Academy shall be applied as basic curriculum for the supplemental SMI training course for SMI instructors or operators as administered by the Commission. Copies of this publication may be inspected at the office of the agency:

Criminal Justice Standards Division

North Carolina Department of Justice

114 West Edenton Street

Post Office Drawer 149

Raleigh, North Carolina 27602

and may be obtained at cost from the Academy at the following address:

North Carolina Justice Academy

Post Office Box 99

Salemburg, North Carolina 28385

(f)  Commission-certified schools that are certified to offer the "Supplemental SMI Training Course" for Instructors are: The North Carolina Justice Academy.


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

Eff. November 1, 1981;

Readopted Eff. July 1, 1982;

Amended Eff. November 1, 2007; May 1, 2004; August 1, 2002; April 1, 1999;

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