SECTION .0400 ‑ MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR COMPLETION OF TRAINING

 

12 NCAC 09B .0401          TIME REQUIREMENT FOR COMPLETION OF TRAINING

(a)  Each criminal justice officer, with the exception of law enforcement officers, holding probationary certification shall complete, with passing scores, a Commission-accredited basic training course as prescribed in Rules .0225, .0235, .0236, .0411 and .0412 of this Subchapter that includes training in the skills and knowledge necessary to perform the duties of his or her office.  The officer shall complete the course within one year from the date of his or her original appointment, as determined by the date of the probationary certification.

(b)  Each law enforcement officer shall have completed with passing scores the accredited basic training course as prescribed in Rule .0205 of this Subchapter prior to obtaining probationary certification.

(c)  If a trainee completes the basic training course as prescribed in Rule .0205 of this Subchapter prior to being employed as a law enforcement officer, the trainee shall be duly appointed and sworn as a law enforcement officer within one year of passing the comprehensive written exam as specified in Rule .0406 of this Subchapter for that basic training course to be recognized under these Rules.

(d)  An active duty member of the armed forces who begins the basic training course as prescribed in Rule .0205 of this Section within five years prior to separating from active duty status, and completes the basic training course in its entirety pursuant to Rule .0405 of this Section and achieves a passing score on the comprehensive written examination pursuant to Rule .0406 of this Section shall be eligible for probationary certification pursuant to 12 NCAC 09C .0303 for a period of 12 months from the date the individual separates from active duty status in the armed forces.

(e)  If local confinement supervisory and administrative personnel complete basic training prior to being employed by a facility in a supervisory and administrative position that requires certification as prescribed in G.S. 153A-217 and G.S. 153A-218, the personnel shall be duly appointed to a local confinement facility supervisory and administrative position within one year of the completion of training for the basic training course specified in 12 NCAC 09B .0205.  This one year period shall begin with the date the applicant achieves a passing score on the comprehensive written exam, as specified in Rule .0411 of this Section.

 

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

Eff. January 1, 1981;

Amended Eff. October 1, 2016; August 1, 2015; January 1, 2015; January 1, 1995; March 1, 1992; July 1, 1989; June 1, 1986.