New Mexico Administrative Code
Title 10 - PUBLIC SAFETY AND LAW ENFORCEMENT
Chapter 29 - LAW ENFORCEMENT ACADEMY
Part 6 - CERTIFICATION BY WAIVER
Section 10.29.6.12 - REQUIREMENTS FOR PUBLIC SAFETY TELECOMMUNICATOR
Current through Register Vol. 33, No. 18, September 27, 2022
A. In order to be eligible for certification by waiver of basic training, such applicants shall be required to successfully complete a certification by waiver of previous training program in order to demonstrate proficiency. The training will include the following topics: human relations; civil law; criminal law; domestic violence; national crime information center; New Mexico law enforcement telecommunications system (NCIC - NMLETS) and critical incident management training. The public safety telecommunicator certification examination will be administered at the end of the training program. The applicant will have two opportunities to successfully pass the exam. Two failures of the exam will require the applicant to attend the basic public safety telecommunicator training program.
B. For the purposes of certification by waiver of previous training, pursuant to Section 29-7C-6 NMSA 1978, the academy board has adopted the following formula to be applied to individuals who have not completed a comparable basic training program. Applicants will be given credit for previous public safety telecommunicator experience at the rate of 24 hours per year for each year of service, up to but not to exceed five years, for a total of 120 hours, and the applicant will receive credit for advanced training, up to but not to exceed 120 hours. Applicant experience and training must be equivalent to the current minimum standards of training curriculum in effect at the time of application, unless such deficiencies are covered in the certification by waiver program.
10.29.6.12 NMAC - N, 01/01/04; 10.29.6.12 NMAC - Rn, 10.29.6.11 NMAC, 8-1-12, Adopted by New Mexico Register, Volume XXVII, Issue 21, November 15, 2016, eff. 11/15/2016