12 NCAC 09E .0108          FAILURE TO COMPLETE ANNUAL IN-SERVICE TRAINING

(a)  Failure to successfully complete the annual in-service training topics as specified in 12 NCAC 09E .0102 within the calendar year shall result in suspension of the law enforcement officer's certification.

(b)  Upon notification that a law enforcement officer who has been continuously employed with an agency during the 12 month calendar year has failed to meet the requirements for in-service training as specified in 12 NCAC 09E .0102, the officer's certification shall be suspended by the Standards Division Director.

(c)  No officer suspended under Paragraph (b) of this Rule shall work as a certified law enforcement officer until:

(1)           the department head or designated representative forwards to the Commission documentary evidence verifying that the officer has complied with the requirements for reinstatement of certification as specified in this subsection; and

(2)           the department head or designated representative and the officer receive from the Commission documentation that the Commission has terminated the suspension and reissued law enforcement certification to the suspended officer.

(d)  If an officer has separated from an agency with less than a 12 month break in law enforcement service and is later reemployed as a law enforcement officer during the same calendar year, the officer shall have completed all of the in-service training topics as specified in 12 NCAC 09E .0102 by the end of that same calendar year.  Upon notification that such officer has failed to meet all the requirements for in-service training as specified in 12 NCAC 09E .0102, the law enforcement officer's certification shall be suspended.

(e)  If an officer has separated from an agency with less than a 12 month break in law enforcement service and is later reemployed as a law enforcement officer during the subsequent calendar year, the officer shall have completed all of the in-service training topics as specified in 12 NCAC 09E .0102 by the end of the subsequent calendar year.  Upon notification that such officer has failed to meet all the requirements for in-service training as specified in 12 NCAC 09E .0102, the law enforcement officer's certification shall be suspended.

 

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

Eff. January 1, 2005;

Amended Eff. April 1, 2006.