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Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET)

ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Completed Packets should be turned in to Mrs. Wendy Wooten, Office #133 of the Greenville Center by November 17, 2016.


Day Coordinator:
Raymond Bennett, email: rbennett@email.pittcc.edu, Phone # 252-493-7571

Night Coordinator:
Robert Brewington, email: rbrewington@email.pittcc.edu, Phone #252-493-7571

Administrative Secretary:
Mrs. Wendy Wooten, email: wwooten@email.pittcc.edu, Phone # 252-493-7572, Fax # 252-321-4549

Director:
Thomas Forrest, email: tforrest@email.pittcc.edu

Follow our program at: https://www.facebook.com/pittcc.blet?fref=ts


Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) is designed to give students essential skills required for entry-level employment as law enforcement officers with state, county or municipal governments or with private enterprise.

This program utilizes State-commission-mandated topics and methods of instruction. 36 blocks of instruction include but are not limited to, criminal law, juvenile law, civil process, traffic crash investigations, alcoholic beverage laws, investigative, patrol, custody and court procedures, emergency responses, ethics and community relations.

Successful graduates receive a curriculum certificate after passing the certification examinations mandated by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission and/or the North Carolina Sheriff's Education and Training Standard Commission.

Admission Procedures/Requirements

COURSEWORK

Class Hours Lab Hours Clinical/Work Exp Credit Hours
9 30 0 19

This course covers the skills and knowledge needed for entry-level employment as a law enforcement officer in North Carolina. Emphasis is placed on topics and areas as defined by the North Carolina Administrative Code. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate competence in the topics and areas required for the state comprehensive examination. This is a certificate level course.  Students successfully completing a Basic Law Enforcement Training course accredited by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission and the North Carolina Sheriffs' Education and Training Standards Commission will receive credit for CJC 120, CJC 131, CJC 132, CJC 221, and CJC 231 towards the Associate in Applied Science degree in Criminal Justice Technology.  Students must have successfully passed the Commissions' comprehensive certification examination.  Students must have completed Basic Law Enforcement Training since 1985.

Cost/Financial Aid

This course cost approximately $1600.00 which includes registration fees, uniforms, books and activity expenses.  This course is approved for Financial Aid, Scholarships, and Veteran benefits.  Please review their website for application information and deadlines at:

www.pittcc.edu/academics/financial-aid

Transitioning Military Service Member

NC Criminal Justice Training and Standards division will work with service members that have military police experience to obtain certification to become a law enforcement officer within the state of North Carolina. Service members can read house bill 595 at:

www.ncdoj.gov/About-DOJ/Law-Enforcement-Training-and-Standards/Criminal-Justice-Education-and-Training-Standards/Officer-Certification-Programs/Certification-for-Military-Service-Members.aspx

Transferring Officers From Other States

Certified officers wishing to transfer to a law enforcement position within North Carolina should read the information at:

www.ncdoj.gov/getdoc/8968a4e9-0068-4f92-bee4-05326923a18c/Law-Enforcement-Certification--Applicants.aspx