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Basic Law Enforcement Training

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College of The Albemarle’s (COA) Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) offers the essential skills required for entry-level employment with state, county and municipal governments as well as with private enterprises.

We also offer noncredit BLET classes through our Workforce Development and Career Readiness department.

Course work includes:

  • Criminal, juvenile, civil, traffic and alcoholic beverage laws.
  • Investigative, patrol, custody and court procedures.
  • Emergency responses.
  • Ethics and community relations.

Graduates receive a curriculum certificate upon passing the certification examinations mandated by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission, and/or the North Carolina Sheriffs’ Education and Training Standards Commission.

Program Application Forms

Program Overview

BLET Admission Information

Medical History Statement

Medical Examination Report

Personal History Statement

Career Resources

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Gainful Employment Disclosure

If you’re undecided about a program of study, please visit career services.