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Detention Officer Certification

The Detention Officer Certification Course course has been researched and contains the most current information available for detention officers. The Commission mandated 172-hour course takes approximately 5 weeks to complete and concludes with a comprehensive written exam. Upon successful completion of the course, the new detention officer will be eligible to be certified as a detention officer in North Carolina.

There are more than 50 accredited DOCC delivery sites in North Carolina. They include community colleges, sheriff’s offices, and the North Carolina Justice Academy. 

For lesson plans, log-in information or further questions, please contact Amanda Stephenson.

Detention Officer February 2014/2015 Lesson Plans
Course Management Guide - Effective February 2014
Lesson Plan Correction Form
DOCC Training and Standards Forms
DOCC Revision Committee
Revision Code List February 2014 - Revised 2/11/14

Revision Code List February 2015 - Effective 2/1/15


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