(a)  The radar operator re‑certification training course shall be designed to provide the law enforcement officer with the skills and knowledge to continue to proficiently perform the function of a radar operator. This course shall be presented within a period not to exceed one week.

(b)  Each applicant for a radar operator re‑certification course shall meet the requirements of 12 NCAC 09C .0308(c) and (d).

(c)  Federal law enforcement personnel shall be allowed to participate in radar operator re‑certification courses at the discretion of the school director without meeting the requirements specified in 12 NCAC 09B .0220(b), but such personnel must have successfully completed one introductory level speed measurement instrument course that included instruction on operation of radar instruments. Courses that meet this requirement are described in 09B .0212, .0213, .0242, and .0244.

(d)  The radar operator re-certification training course required for radar operator re-certification shall include the topic areas and number of hours as outlined in the Radar Operator Training Course. To qualify for radar operator re-certification, an applicant shall meet the requirements as outlined in the Radar Operator Training Course and meet the requirements of 12 NCAC 09B .0408 and .0409.

(e)  The "Radar Operator Training Course" as published by the North Carolina Justice Academy shall be applied as basic curriculum for the radar operator re-certification training course for radar 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


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

Eff. October 1, 1983;

Temporary Amendment Eff. February 24, 1984 for a period of 120 days to expire on June 22, 1984;

Amended Eff. November 1, 2007; April 1, 1999; November 1, 1993; August 1, 1984;

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