Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) provides future officers with the essential skills needed to perform on the job as a law enforcement officer. The program uses state commission-mandated topics and methods of instruction.
The Basic Law Enforcement Training program at SPCC is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills needed for entry-level employment as law enforcement officers.
Basic Law Enforcement Training Certificate – (C55120) – Gainful Employment Disclosure
Applicants for admission to the BLET program must:
Students successfully completing a BLET training course accredited by the NC Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission and the NC Sheriffs’ Education and Training Standards Commission will receive credit for CJC 131, CJC 132, CJC 221, and CJC 231. Students must successfully complete the training course AND the state certification examination to receive credit for these courses. Students must have completed BLET training since 1985. SPCC only ensures acceptance of these transfer credits to its Associate in Applied Science – Criminal Justice Technology degree, diploma, and certificate programs. These transfer credits may or may not be accepted by a four-year institution to which a student intends to transfer.
Course work emphasizes:
Upcoming informational sessions:
Spring BLET Academy will begin on Monday, January 14, 2019.
Please note that it is mandatory that you attend one of the three (3) information sessions offered. Additionally, please take into consideration if you have resided in other states or multiple counties in North Carolina from the age of sixteen (16) this will greatly increase your efforts of gathering required documents such as criminal and driving histories as well as high school transcripts.
You will have until the end of each respective month from the information session that you attended to produce the required documents to enter into the BLET Academy (excluding sponsorship letter). The due dates will be further discussed during each session.
To learn more, contact:
Roger O. Taylor
Director, Basic Law Enforcement Training
Qualified Assistant, Basic Law Enforcement Training
Administrative Assistant, Basic Law Enforcement Training
Dr. Miriam B. Huntley
Department Chair, Public Safety