Beaufort County Community College offers a wide range of training solutions to meet the requirements of law enforcement agencies. In-Service Law Enforcement Training is provided to local law enforcement agencies. Courses are especially designed as in-service training for those engaged in law enforcement activities.

BCCC offers an outdoor Qualifications Firearms Range with a range tower and a turning target system, a Milo Range Indoor Firearms Simulator with reality-based simulations, patrol cars for defensive driving training, and a 500’ x 600’ pad with a 400’ x 40’ pursuit lane and stadium lighting to enable nighttime training.

IN-SERVICE TRAINING

BCCC can offer continuing education courses focusing on mandatory and specialized training topics. Classes are held on the BCCC campus or onsite at the agency. Training Coordinators interested in signing up their agency should contact the Director of Law Enforcement Training at 252-940-6297 to schedule classes.

BLET TRAINING

Learn the essential skills required for entry level employment as law enforcement officers with state, county, or municipal governments, or with a private enterprise. Areas of study include criminal law, juvenile law, civil process, traffic crash investigations, alcoholic beverage laws, investigative, patrol, custody and court procedures, emergency responses, ethics, and community relations. Students successfully completing a Basic Law Enforcement Training course accredited by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission and the North Carolina Sheriffs’ Education and Training Standards Commission will receive credit for up to 19 credit hours towards the Associate in Applied Science degree in Criminal Justice Technology.

Prerequisite requirements: High School Diploma/Equivalency, 20+ years of age, no major misdemeanors or felony convictions, a passing score on the CASAS reading exam, and a physician’s certification of fitness completed by an NC doctor. Sponsorship by a North Carolina Law Enforcement Agency is required to waive the registration fee. Costs of the program include a $191.25 registration fee, textbook bundle $650 (estimated), uniforms $150 (estimated). Uniforms can be purchased from Engraver's World in Washington, NC, using the link to our online store: https://bcccblet.itemorder.com/shop/home/.

If you are a prospective student and wish to enroll in our next BLET Academy, the admissions application packet can be picked up and returned to the Continuing Education Registration and Records Office in Building 8 on the BCCC campus. Packets can also be emailed to students. Please contact the CE Registration and Records team at 252-940-6375 or continuingeducation@beaufortccc.edu.

Our next full-time day program is scheduled to run from January 17th, 2023-May 3, 2023. Classes meet Mondays-Fridays from 8 am - 5 pm. Some evenings and Saturday sessions are required.

Admissions Information Sessions with the BLET Administrator will be held on November 29 th and Dec. 15th in Building 10B from 6-7 pm.

For admissions information and questions, please contact the BLET Administrator using the contact information provided at the bottom of this page.

LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING CALENDAR

Cost of Classes:

The cost for in-service training courses is FREE for sworn law enforcement officers affiliated with a North Carolina Agency, otherwise you will be required to pay the designated registration fee based on the total hours of the class.

For more information regarding Law Enforcement classes or to schedule a class for your department, please contact:
Todd Alligood
Interim Director of Law Enforcement Training
Beaufort County Community College, Building 10B, Room 104
Phone: 252.940.6405
Email: todd.alligood@beaufortccc.edu

Larry Barnes
BLET School Director
Beaufort County Community College, Building 10B, Room 103
Phone: 252.940.6228
Email: larry.barnes@beaufortccc.edu