Nev. Admin. Code § 289.150 - Minimum standard of training: Training category II

The minimum standard of training for officers in training category II is successful completion of a basic course that includes 200 hours of training in:

1. Law and legal procedures, specifically:
(a) Civil liability;
(b) Constitutional law;
(c) Crimes against persons;
(d) Crimes against property;
(e) Juvenile law;
(f) Laws relating to arrest;
(g) Laws relating to drugs, including, without limitation, current trends in drugs;
(h) Miscellaneous crimes;
(i) Probable cause;
(j) Rights of victims;
(k) Search and seizure; and
(l) Use of force.
2. Operations and investigations, specifically:
(a) Abuse of elderly persons;
(b) Child abuse and sexual abuse of a child;
(c) Domestic violence and stalking;
(d) Investigation of crime scenes, collection and preservation of evidence and fingerprinting;
(e) Principles of investigation; and
(f) Techniques of interviewing and interrogation.
3. Performance skills, specifically:
(a) Health, fitness and wellness;
(b) Interpersonal communications;
(c) Provision of emergency first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation;
(d) Tactics for the arrest and control of suspects, including, without limitation, methods for arrest and the use of less than lethal weapons;
(e) Training concerning active assailants;
(f) Training in the use of firearms; and
(g) Writing of reports.
4. The functions of a peace officer, specifically:
(a) Care of persons in custody;
(b) Counter-terrorism and weapons of mass destruction;
(c) Courtroom demeanor, including, without limitation, the giving of testimony;
(d) Crisis intervention;
(e) Ethics in law enforcement;
(f) Handling of persons with mental illness;
(g) History and principles of law enforcement;
(h) Management of stress;
(i) National Crime Information Center procedures;
(j) Survival of peace officers;
(k) Systems of criminal justice; and
(l) The realities of law enforcement.
5. Course administration and examinations.


Nev. Admin. Code § 289.150
Added to NAC by Peace Officers' Standards & Training Com., eff. 12-17-87; A 8-24-90; R024-97, 10-1-97; A by Peace Officers' Standards & Training Comm'n by R102-99, 11-2-99; R146-05, 12-29-2005; R003-07, 4-17-2008; R110-08, 8-26-2008

NRS 289.510, 289.600

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