12 NCAC 10B .2006          IN-SERVICE TRAINING PROGRAM SPECIFICATIONS

(a)  Justice officers who have been active as a deputy sheriff, detention officer, or telecommunicator between January and July of each calendar year shall complete the respective In-Service Training Program(s) established by 12 NCAC 10B .2002 by the end of December of each calendar year. 

(b) For each justice officer holding multiple certifications from the Commission with the same agency, the Sheriff shall designate the officer's primary duties for the purpose of selecting which one of the in-service training programs the officer shall complete for a calendar year. 

(c)  A justice officer who fails to complete in-service training as required, but is either separated or made inactive prior to the end of the calendar year, may be re-activated after completing the in-service training program prescribed for the year immediately preceding the year in which the officer is being activated. 

(d)  Persons who have prior service as a criminal justice officer as defined in 12 NCAC 09A .0103(6) between January and July of the current year, and who then become an active deputy sheriff are required to complete the in-service training program for that year, unless the person is also either a detention officer or telecommunicator with the same Sheriff's Office and the Sheriff has designated the officer's primary function to be either a detention officer or telecommunicator.

(e)  Persons who have prior service as a criminal justice officer as defined in 12 NCAC 09A .0103(6) between January and July of a prior year who failed to complete in-service training for that year, shall complete the in-service training program prescribed for the year preceding the year in which the officer is being activated as a deputy, unless the person was also reported to this Commission as a telecommunicator with the same agency and completed the telecommunicator in-service training for that year.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 17E-4; 17E-7;

Eff. January 1, 2007;

Amended Eff. January 1, 2015; January 1, 2013; January 1, 2010.