11.12.06.04

.04 Employee Qualifications.

A. Character.

(1) A person designated as an enforcement agent shall successfully pass a preemployment background investigation and may not have been convicted of a felony.

(2) A person designated as an enforcement agent who fails to maintain a good character shall be immediately relieved of the authority to issue citations under Transportation Article, § 12-104.1, Annotated Code of Maryland, and may not be reinstated as an enforcement agent without the express authority of the Administrator.

B. Training. A person designated as an enforcement agent shall be trained:

(1) In all provisions of the Transportation Article, Annotated Code of Maryland, with particular emphasis on Titles 11, 13, 17, and 26;

(2) In the preparation of citations, by an instructor who has been certified by the Maryland Police Training Commission; and

(3) In courtroom procedures.

C. Experience and Education. A person to be designated as an enforcement agent shall have a minimum of 3 years experience in an investigative or law enforcement capacity, or shall have satisfactorily completed a minimum of 3 years at an accredited college or university.