(a)  The Commission shall grant an officer general certification if evidence is received by the Division that the officer has:

(1)           complied with all of the requirements of 12 NCAC 10B .0300; and

(2)           successfully completed the required training within the probationary period.

(b)  General certification is continuous from the date of issuance if:

(1)           The certified officer remains continuously employed or appointed as an officer in good standing with an agency and the certification has not been terminated for cause; or

(2)           The certified officer, having separated in good standing from an agency, is reemployed or reappointed as a justice officer within one year, and the certification has not been terminated for cause.


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

Eff. January 1, 1989;

Amended Eff. January 1, 1993;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A, rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. March 6, 2018.