14B NCAC 18B .0202 TimEliness
(a) Law enforcement and criminal justice agencies shall enter records within three days when conditions for entry are met except when a federal law, state statute, or documentation exists to support a delayed entry. Any decision to delay entry under this exception shall be documented.
(b) Timeliness can be defined based on the type of record entry being made:
(1) Wanted Person File - entry of a wanted person shall be made immediately after the decision to arrest or to authorize arrest has been made, and the decision to extradite has been made. "Immediately" is defined as within three days.
(2) Missing Person File - entry of a missing person shall be made as soon as possible once the minimum data required for entry (i.e., all mandatory fields) and the appropriate record documentation are available. For missing persons under age 21, a NCIC Missing Person File record shall be entered within two hours of receiving the minimum data required for entry.
(3) Article, Boat, Gun, License Plate, Securities, Vehicle Part, Boat Part, Vehicle, Protection Order, and Sex Offender Registry Files - entry is made as soon as possible once the minimum data required for entry (i.e., all mandatory fields) and the record documentation are available. Information about stolen license plates and vehicles shall be verified through the motor vehicle registration files prior to record entry if possible. However, if motor vehicle registration files are not accessible, the record shall be entered into NCIC and verification shall be completed when the registration files become available.
History Note: Authority G.S. 114-10; 114-10.1;
Eff. August 1, 2014;
Transferred and Recodified from 12 NCAC 04I .0202 Eff. November 1, 2015;
Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. October 4, 2016.