Time to Complete: 1 Year
Start Term: Fall
Location: Davidson Campus
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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. General subjects include, but are not limited to, criminal, juvenile, civil, traffic, and alcoholic beverage laws; investigative, patrol, custody, and court procedures; emergency responses; and ethics and community relations.
Students must successfully complete and pass all units of study mandated by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission and the North Carolina Sheriffs’ Education and Training Standards Commission to receive a certificate. “Students must pass the state comprehensive exam in order to be hired as a sworn law enforcement officer.”
The following are admissions criteria for applicants to the Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) program. Applicants for admission to the BLET Program must:
NOTE: Meeting all admission requirements does not guarantee placement into the BLET program.
Special legal requirements exist which may limit the ability of an individual to obtain pre-employment experience, employment, or licensure in this field. Prospective students should obtain additional information from a program faculty member prior to seeking admission.
Students enrolled in Basic Law Enforcement Training must agree and adhere to supplemental Student Code of Conduct specific to the program.
20 Credit Hours: Sponsorship Waived Tuition
Books and Supplies: ~$1,200.00
Davidson-Davie Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award certificates, diplomas and associate degrees. Questions about the accreditation of Davidson-Davie Community College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).