Nev. Admin. Code § 289.160 - Minimum standard of training: Training category III

The minimum standard of training for officers in training category III is successful completion of a basic course that includes 160 hours of training in:

1. Legal subjects, specifically:
(a) Civil rights of offenders;
(b) Searches of offender institutions;
(c) Laws relating to correctional institutions;
(d) Laws relating to stalking and aggravated stalking; and
(e) Use of force.
2. Procedures in the field, specifically:
(a) Gangs and cults;
(b) Supervision of offenders;
(c) Classification and receiving of offenders;
(d) Transportation of offenders;
(e) Crisis intervention;
(f) Records of offenders in institutions; and
(g) Games offenders play.
3. Skills of officers, specifically:
(a) Writing of reports for correctional institutions;
(b) Fire safety and use of emergency equipment;
(c) Fingerprinting;
(d) Defensive tactics;
(e) Introduction of restraints;
(f) Physical conditioning; and
(g) Training concerning active assailants.
4. Investigation, specifically:
(a) Crime scene and evidence;
(b) Investigation of narcotics and abuse of controlled substances;
(c) Investigation of allegations of stalking and aggravated stalking; and
(d) Personality disorders and prevention of suicide.
5. Community relations, specifically:
(a) Ethics for correctional officers;
(b) Cultural awareness;
(c) Interpersonal communications; and
(d) Public and media relations.
6. Miscellaneous subjects, specifically:
(a) Modern correctional philosophy;
(b) First aid;
(c) Cardiopulmonary resuscitation;
(d) Criminal justice system; and
(e) Counter-terrorism and weapons of mass destruction.
7. Course administration and examination.


Nev. Admin. Code § 289.160
Added to NAC by Peace Officers' Standards & Training Com., eff. 12-17-87; A 8-24-90, eff. 7-1-91; R024-97, 10-1-97; A by Peace Officers' Standards & Training Comm'n by R102-99, 11-2-99; R110-08, 8-26-2008; R066-12, 9-14-2012

NRS 289.510, 289.600

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