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Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET)

BLET is a 16-week certificate program (typically offered twice a year) designed to give you the essential skills required for entry-level employment as a law enforcement officer. You’ll participate in over 600 hours of training, including classroom tests, physical training and a physical assessment. At the end of the class, you’ll sit for the certification examination administered by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission. In-service classes mandated by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Commission Training and Standards Division (including those for telecommunicators and detention officers) are provided online as well as in a traditional classroom setting.

Advanced Law Enforcement Training (ALET)

ALET course work is designed to offer current law enforcement officers advanced learning opportunities that may be counted toward an intermediate or advanced law enforcement certificate.

Registration

The ALET registration email has changed to: coa_alet@albemarle.edu.

Training Calendar

Dates Course Location
March 5 – July 30 Online In-Service Internet
March 27 – 28 Cold Case Investigations Elizabeth City Campus: C 213
March 29 Violent Crime Profiling Elizabeth City Campus: C 213
April 5 – 19 General Instructor School Elizabeth City Campus: C 213
April 9 – 10 Advance Roadside Impaired Driving
Enforcement (ARID)
Kitty Hawk Police Department
April 11 Lidar Operator TBA
April 11 – 13 Drug Enforcement for Patrol Officers Elizabeth City Campus: C 213
April 17 K-9 In-Service Elizabeth City Campus/
Currituck
April 23 – 27 Field Training Officer (FTO) Elizabeth City Campus: C 213
May 1 – 3 Advanced Homicide Investigations Elizabeth City Campus: C 213
May 7 – 10 Basic Radar Operator Elizabeth City Campus: C 213
May 22 K-9 In-Service Elizabeth City Campus/
Currituck
June 4 – 5 Automobile Searches Elizabeth City Campus: C 213
June 6 Radar/Lidar Recertification Elizabeth City Campus: C 213
June 6 – 8 Police Law Institute Update (PLI) Elizabeth City Campus: FC 128
June 11 – 21 Police Law Institute (PLI) Elizabeth City Campus: C 213
June 13 – 14 Hotel/Motel Investigations TBA
June 15 Informants and Proactive Investigations Elizabeth City Campus: FC 128
June 26 K-9 In-Service Elizabeth City Campus/
Currituck
July 18 – 20 Interview and Interrogation Elizabeth City Campus: C 213 
July 31 K-9 In-Service Elizabeth City Campus/
Currituck
Aug. 7 – 8 Community Policing TBA
Aug. 21 K-9 In-Service Elizabeth City Campus/
Currituck
Sep. 25 K-9 In-Service Elizabeth City Campus/
Currituck
Sep. 25 – 27 Criminal Investigation:
Fundamentals of the Investigative
Process
TBA
October (TBA) Standardized Field Sobriety
Testing Course (SFST)
Elizabeth City Campus
Oct. 1 – 2 DWI Legal Issues Elizabeth City Campus: C 213
Oct. 30 K-9 In-Service Elizabeth City Campus/
Currituck
Nov. 20 K-9 In-Service Elizabeth City Campus/
Currituck
Dec. 11 K-9 In-Service Elizabeth City Campus/
Currituck

Corrections Officer Training

COA offers the Corrections Officer Training program. This week-long class provides the Workforce Development and Career Readiness requirements for North Carolina Department of Corrections personnel serving at state prisons, including Pasquotank Correctional Institution in Elizabeth City. COA is also working toward certification to offer the Detention Officer Training program, an intensive, month-long class for those interested in serving at the county or municipal level.