Law Enforcement Programs

About Radar Operator Certification

The Radar Operator Certification Course is a commission-mandated course governed by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission.

This 40-hour course of instruction is designed to provide the student with the skills and knowledge to proficiently perform those tasks essential to function as a radar operator.

Only employed, sworn, certified law enforcement personnel shall be enrolled in the Radar Operator Certification Course.

Trainees shall not be certified as a radar operator until the Basic Law Enforcement Training Course has been successfully completed and probationary or general law enforcement certification has been granted (NCAC T12 09B.0212(b)).