(a)  The basic training course for probation/parole officers shall consist of at least 216 hours of instruction, as approved by the Commission, designed to provide the trainee with the skills and knowledge to perform those tasks essential to function as a probation/parole officer. The instructional components of this course shall be listed in the "Basic Probation/Parole Officer Training Manual," and shall include firearms training; administrative matters, review and testing; controls, restraints, and defensive techniques; court processes; case processing and management; arrest procedures; basic life support; employee wellness; professional ethics; personal and professional conduct; and contemporary correctional theory.

(b)  The "Basic Probation/Parole Officer Training Manual" as published by the North Carolina Department of Public Safety, Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice shall be applied as the curriculum for probation/parole officer basic training courses specified in Paragraph (a) of this Rule. Copies of this publication may be inspected at the office of the agency:

The Office of Staff Development and Training

North Carolina Department of Public Safety

Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice

2211 Schieffelin Road

Apex, North Carolina 27502

With mailing address:

MSC 4213

Raleigh, North Carolina 27699-4213

and may be obtained at the cost of printing and postage from the Department of Public Safety, Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice.


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

Temporary Adoption Eff. January 1, 2001;

Eff. August 1, 2002;

Amended Eff. January 1, 2015; February 1, 2006; August 1, 2004;

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