12 NCAC 09G .0302          NOTIFICATION OF CRIMINAL CHARGES/CONVICTIONS

(a)  Every person employed and certified as a correctional officer, probation/parole officer, or probation/parole officer-intermediate shall notify the Standards Division of all criminal offenses for which the officer is charged, arrested, pleads no contest, pleads guilty, or of which the officer is found guilty.  Criminal offenses shall include all felony offenses and shall specifically include those misdemeanor offenses delineated in 12 NCAC 09G .0102.

(b)  The notifications required under this Rule must be in writing, must specify the nature of the offense, the court in which the case was handled, the date of arrest or criminal charge, the final disposition and the date thereof.  The notifications required under this Subparagraph must be received by the Standards Division within 30 days of the date the case was disposed of in court.

(c)  The requirements of this Rule shall be applicable at all times during which the officer is certified by the Commission.

(d)  Officers required to notify the Standards Division under this Rule shall also make the same notification to their employing or appointing executive officer within 20 days of the date the case was disposed of in court.  The executive officer, provided he has knowledge of the officer's arrest(s), or criminal charge(s), and final disposition(s), shall also notify the Standards Division of all arrests or criminal convictions within 30 days of the date of the arrest and within 30 days of the date the case was disposed of in court.  Receipt by the Standards Division of a single notification, from either the officer or the executive officer, is sufficient notice for compliance with this Rule.

 

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

Temporary Adoption Eff. January 1, 2001;

Eff. August 1, 2002;

Amended Eff. August 1, 2004.