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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

ALET registration email: coa_alet@albemarle.edu.

Class Schedule

Elizabeth City Campus

Sep. 16 – 20
Field Training Officer Course (40 hours)
SYN# 52062
Room: FC 121B

Oct. 8
RADAR Recertification (8 hours)
State Exam: Pitt Community College, Oct. 10; 0900
SYN# 52315
Room: FC 121B

Oct. 23 – Nov. 6
General Instructor Course (95 hours)
State Exam: Nov. 8; 0900
SYN#: 52063
Room: FC 121B

Nov. 5 – 7
Drug Enforcement for Patrol Officers

Nov. 20 – 22
Fundamentals of the Investigative Process

March 16 – 27, 2020
Police Law Institute (PLI)

Dare County Campus

Sep. 4
RADAR Recertification (8 hours)
State Exam: Sep. 13; 0900
SYN#: 52311
Nags Head Police Department Training Room

Sep. 5
RADAR/LIDAR Recertification (8 hours)
State Exam: Sep. 13; 0900
SYN#: 52312
Nags Head Police Department Training Room

Sep. 6
LIDAR Operator Certification (10 hours)
State Exam: Sep. 13; 0900
SYN#: 52313
Nags Head Police Department Training Room

March 24 – 26, 2020
Standardized Field Sobriety Test Course (24 hours)
SYN# 52317
Location: Dare

March 27, 2020
Introduction to Drugged Driving (4 hours)
SYN# 52321
Location: Dare

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.