109:2-7-02 Basic courses for evaluators.

(A) Any person who conducts examinations for law enforcement canine units is required to complete the core course for evaluators and one or both of the patrol-related and special purpose courses.

(B) Explanation of the core evaluator course.

(1) The core course for certification of canine evaluators shall be approved by the executive director and shall include instruction in:

(a) Ethics and professionalism

(b) Legal issues

(c) Records and certification requirements

(d) Assessment requirements

(e) Indication skills

(f) Canine first aid

(g) Any other topic designated by the executive director

(2) The patrol-related evaluator course shall be approved by the executive director and shall include instruction in:

(a) Obedience

(b) Area search

(c) Building search

(d) Criminal apprehension

(e) Any other topic designated by the executive director

(3) The special purpose canine evaluator course shall be approved by the executive director and shall include instruction in:

(a) Tracking

(b) Article search

(c) Narcotics detection

(d) Explosives detection

(e) Any other topic designated by the executive director

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 04/01/2011 and 04/01/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: R.C. 109.74
Rule Amplifies: R.C. 109.73 , R.C. 109.75
Prior Effective Dates: 1/1/1988, 1/1/1995, 1/1/2001