Nev. Admin. Code § 289.170 - Minimum standard of training: Reserve officers

The minimum standard of training for reserve officers is successful completion of a basic course that includes 120 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) Search and seizure;
(k) Traffic laws; and
(l) Use of force.
2. Patrol operations and investigations, specifically:
(a) Abuse of elderly persons;
(b) Basic patrol procedures;
(c) Child abuse and sexual abuse of a child;
(d) Domestic violence and stalking;
(e) Investigation of crime scenes, collection and preservation of evidence and fingerprinting;
(f) Principles of investigation; and
(g) Unknown-risk and high-risk vehicle stops.
3. Performance skills, specifically:
(a) Health, fitness and wellness;
(b) Provision of emergency first aid and cardiopulmonary resuscitation;
(c) Searching of buildings;
(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) Community policing;
(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; and
(h) Survival of peace officers.
5. Course administration and examinations.


Nev. Admin. Code § 289.170
Added to NAC by Peace Officers' Standards & Training Comm'n by R066-03, eff. 12-4-2003; A by R146-05, 12-29-2005; R003-07, 4-17-2008; R110-08, 8-26-2008

NRS 289.510, 289.600

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