(a)  Prior to employing any applicant for employment as a criminal justice officer, the employing agency shall conduct an interview of the applicant to determine the applicant's abilities and potential for success as a criminal justice officer.

(b)  The Department head should appoint a panel of staff members to sit as a unit with the Department head during the interview.  However, the Department head may conduct the interview personally or by delegating the responsibility to a qualified staff member or panel.

(c)  The agency may use the method of interviewing and recording the interview it deems most appropriate to its needs.  The Commission's Qualifications Appraisal Interview form may be used as a guide for the interviewer.


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

Eff. January 1, 1981.