12 NCAC 09B .0232 SPECIALIZED SUBJECT CONTROL ARREST TECHNIQUES INSTRUCTOR TRAINING
(a) The instructor training course required for Specialized Subject Control Arrest Techniques Instructor Certification shall consist of a minimum of 29 hours of classroom instruction plus time required to complete the tasks associated with Subject Control Arrest Techniques Instructional Methods and Demonstration presented during a continuous period of not more than two weeks. If the Governor declares a State of Emergency pursuant to G.S. 166A-19.3(19), the Director of the Criminal Justice Standards Division shall allow additional breaks in a specific course delivery when the Director determines that doing so is necessary based on consideration of the following factors:
(1) Whether instruction has begun in the course or whether course initiation may be postponed;
(2) The risk of harm to students that may be caused by continuation of the course;
(3) Whether those enrolled in the course have been or will likely be called to action to help address the State of Emergency;
(4) The specific need for the waiver; and
(5) The degree of benefit to the public in allowing a break in instruction.
Notice of waivers granted pursuant to the Section shall be posted on the CJETS website https://ncdoj.gov/law-enforcement-training/criminal-justice/. The waivers granted pursuant to this Section shall only apply to courses that began during the effective period of the State of Emergency.
(b) Each Specialized Subject Control Arrest Techniques Instructor Training course shall be designed to provide the trainee with the skills and knowledge to perform the function of a criminal justice Specialized Subject Control Arrest Techniques Instructor in a Basic Law Enforcement Training Course or a Law Enforcement Officers' Annual In-Service Training Program.
(c) Each applicant for Specialized Subject Control Arrest Techniques Instructor Training shall:
(1) have completed the Criminal Justice Instructor Training course;
(2) present a letter from a licensed physician stating the applicant's physical fitness to participate in the course;
(3) present a written endorsement by either
(A) a certified School Director indicating the student is qualified to instruct subject control arrest techniques in Basic Law Enforcement Training Courses; or
(B) a Department Head, certified School Director, or In-Service Training Coordinator indicating the student may be utilized to instruct subject control arrest techniques for the Law Enforcement Officers' Annual In-Service Training program; and
(4) Within 365 days prior to enrollment in the Subject Control Arrest Techniques Instructor Training course the prospective student shall complete the following assessments administered by the North Carolina Justice Academy:
(A) a qualification requiring the individual to demonstrate 100 percent proficiency on the Basic Law Enforcement Training Subject Control Arrest Techniques; and
(B) achieve at least the 60th percentile on a physical fitness assessment.
(d) Each Specialized Subject Control Arrest Techniques Instructor Training course shall include the following identified topic areas and minimum instructional hours for each area:
(1) Orientation 1 Hour
(2) Response to Injury 4 Hours
(3) Combat Conditioning 4 Hours
(4) Safety Guidelines/Rules 2 Hours
(5) Fundamentals of Professional Liability 4 Hours
(6) Practical Skills Enhancement 4 Hours
(7) Student Instructional Practicum 6 Hours
(8) BLET Lesson Plan Review 4 Hours
(9) Completion of tasks associated with Subject Control Arrest Techniques Instructional Methods and Demonstrations. The number of hours required to complete this portion of the curriculum shall be based on the number of enrolled students, available facilities, and number of instructors.
(e) The "Specialized Subject Control Arrest Techniques Instructor Training Manual" as published by the North Carolina Justice Academy shall be the curriculum for the Specialized Subject Control Arrest Techniques Instructor Training course. Copies of this publication may be inspected at the:
Criminal Justice Standards Division
North Carolina Department of Justice
1700 Tryon Park Drive
Post Office Drawer 149
Raleigh, North Carolina 27610
and may be obtained at the cost of printing and postage from the Academy at the following address:
North Carolina Justice Academy
Post Office Box 99
Salemburg, North Carolina 28385
(f) The Commission-certified school that is certified to offer the "Specialized Subject Control Arrest Techniques Instructor Training" course is the North Carolina Justice Academy.
History Note: Authority G.S. 17C‑6;
Eff. February 1, 1987;
Amended Eff. February 1, 2016; January 1, 2015; February 1, 2013; December 1, 2009; August 1, 2006; August 1, 2000; November 1, 1998; August 1, 1995; March 1, 1990; July 1, 1989;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. May 25, 2019;
Amended Eff. April 1, 2022; January 1, 2021.