(a)  The head of a criminal justice agency may request in writing and with the appropriate authorization for release, information in the Standards Division files regarding the suitability or qualifications of a criminal justice officer for employment or retention.

(b)  The Director of the Standards Division shall evaluate the request to determine what, if any, information the Standards Division files contain that is necessary to the retention or employment of the officer or applicant.

(c)  The Director shall divulge the information in the Standards Division files in accordance with State personnel laws. The information shall be provided to the head of the criminal justice agency in writing by personal delivery or personally addressed first class mail.

(d)  The Standards Division shall maintain a copy of the letter divulging such information in the personnel file of the subject officer or applicant.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 17C‑9;

Eff. January 1, 1981;

Amended Eff. October 1, 2018;

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