Section .2100 ‑ Deputy Sheriff' And Detention Officers' Firearms In‑Service         Training Requalification Program

Link to law: http://reports.oah.state.nc.us/ncac/title 12 - justice/chapter 10 - sheriffs' education and training standards commission/subchapter b/12 ncac 10b .2101.html
Published: 2015

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SECTION .2100 ‑ DEPUTY SHERIFF' AND DETENTION OFFICERS'

FIREARMS IN‑SERVICE         TRAINING REQUALIFICATION PROGRAM

 

 

 

12 NCAC 10B .2101          SHERIFF RESPONSIBILITIES

The sheriff shall ensure that the deputy sheriffs' and

detention officers' In‑Service Firearms Training and Requalification

Program is conducted according to minimum specifications as outlined in 12 NCAC

10B .2103 and .2104.  In addition, the sheriff:

(1)           shall maintain copies of each course of fire

adopted for use by his department and shall make those courses available for

review by the Commission's representative upon request; and

(2)           shall maintain in each officer's personnel file a

copy of a commission-approved Firearms Requalification Record Form which

verifies that the officer did, or did not, successfully complete the minimum

annual in‑service firearms training requirement; and

(3)           may, where the officer fails to qualify with any of

the weapons specified in 12 NCAC 10B .2104 prohibit access or possession of

such weapon while on duty or when acting in the discharge of that agency's

official duties and may deny the officer authorization to carry such weapons

concealed when off‑duty, except when the officer is on his/her own

premises; and

(4)           shall report to the Division once each calendar

year a roster of all deputy sheriffs and detention officers who fail to

successfully complete the annual in-service firearms training and qualification

and shall certify that all deputy sheriffs and detention officers required to

qualify pursuant to 12 NCAC 10B .2104 who are not listed did successfully

complete the training.  This roster shall reflect the annual in-service

firearms training and qualification status of all deputy sheriffs and detention

officers employed by the agency as of December 31st of each calendar year and

shall be received by the Division no later than the following January 15th; and

(5)           shall report to the Division not later than January

15th of each calendar year a list of those deputy sheriffs and detention

officers employed by the agency who are not authorized by the sheriff to carry

a weapon; and

(6)           may ensure that once each year all officers receive

a review of departmental policies regarding the use of force.  It is

recommended by the Commission that all officers be tested on departmental

policies.

 

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

Eff. January 1, 1989;

Amended Eff. January 1, 1995; January 1, 1993;

Temporary Amendment Eff. March 1, 1998;

Amended Eff. August 1, 1998.