SECTION .0400 ‑ PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR: ELECTRONIC COUNTERMEASURES

 

14B NCAC 16 .0401          EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS FOR A PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR LICENSE

(a)  In addition to the requirements of G.S. 74C-8 and Section .0200 of this Chapter, applicants for a private investigator license shall:

(1)           establish to the Board's satisfaction three years of experience while conducting investigations as defined in G.S. 74C-3(a)(8) with a contract security company or with a private person, firm, association or corporation;

(2)           establish to the Board's satisfaction three years of verifiable experience while conducting investigations as set forth in G.S. 74C-3(a)(8) while serving in an investigative capacity as defined in Rule .0103(9) of this Chapter with any Federal, state, county, municipal law enforcement agency or other governmental agency; or

(3)           establish to the Board's satisfaction a military occupational specialty and two years of verifiable experience within the past five years in the U.S. Armed Forces while conducting investigations as set forth in G.S. 74C-3(a)(8) while serving in an investigative capacity as defined in Rule .0103(9) of this Chapter.

(b)  In addition to the requirements of Section .0200 of this Chapter, an applicant for a private investigator license that is the spouse of an active duty member of the U.S. Armed Forces shall establish to the Board's satisfaction:

(1)           the spouse holds a current license, certification or registration from another jurisdiction and the other jurisdiction's requirements are substantially equivalent to or exceed the Board's requirements; and

(2)           the spouse has two years verifiable experience within the past five years while conducting investigations as set forth in in G.S. 74C-3(a)(8) while serving in an investigative capacity as defined in Rule .0103(9) of this Chapter.

(c)  The Board shall give credit toward the experience requirements set forth in Subparagraphs (a) and (b) of this Rule as follows:

(1)           An applicant shall receive of 400 hours of experience credit for an associate's degree.  The Director or the Board shall grant up to 100 additional hours if the applicant can demonstrate that further training or course-work related to the private protective services industry was received while obtaining the associate's degree.

(2)           An applicant shall receive 800 hours of experience credit for a bachelor's degree.  The Director or the Board shall grant up to 200 additional hours if the applicant can demonstrate that further training or course-work related to the private protective services industry was received while obtaining the bachelor's degree.

(3)           An applicant shall receive 1,200 hours of experience credit for a graduate degree.  The Director or the Board shall grant an additional 300 additional hours if the applicant can demonstrate that further training or course-work related to the private protective services industry was received while obtaining the graduate degree.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 74C-5(2); 93D-15.1;

Eff. June 1, 1984;

Amended Eff. December 1, 1987;

Temporary Amendment Eff. October 1, 1989 For a Period of 180 Days to Expire on March 31, 1990;

Amended Eff. October 1, 2013; February 1, 2009; December 1, 1995; January 4, 1994; February 1, 1990;

Transferred and Recodified from 12 NCAC 07D .0401 Eff. July 1, 2015.