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Law Enforcement

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Nash Community College offers Basic Law Enforcement Training for individuals interested in pursuing careers in law enforcement. In-service training provides learning opportunities for law enforcement officers already working in the field.

Basic Law Enforcement Training

Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) is designed to give students the essential skills required for entry-level employment as law enforcement officers with state, county, or municipal governments. This program utilizes state- commission- mandated topics and methods of instruction. General subjects include, but are not limited to: criminal, juvenile, civil, traffic, and alcoholic beverage laws; investigative, patrol, custody, and court procedures: emergency response and ethics and community relations. Graduates receive a certificate and are qualified to take certification examinations mandated by the North Carolina criminal justice education and training standards commission.

In-Service Training

Basic Street Gang Investigations

May 16-18, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day, Continuing Education & Public Services Building, Room 8123. Seats 70 students.

The Basic Street Gang Investigations course will provide basic, entry level training for officers, deputies, investigators,detention officers, corrections officers and other sworn law enforcement personnel tasked with street gang investigations. Successful completion of this course requires attendance at all instructional sessions. After successful completion of the course the student will be awarded a Certificate of Completion from the North Carolina Gang Investigators Association.

  • Understanding Street Gangs
  • NC Gang Overview
  • Gang Intelligence
  • Interviewing Gang Members
  • Gangs and the Internet
  • Gang Suppression Strategies and Tactics
  • Gang Investigation and Gang Crime Scenes

Enrollment in this course is restricted to Law Enforcement Officers and Criminal Justice Professionals. This class is free to Law Enforcement Officers and Criminal Justice Professionals that fit the criteria in the Tuition and Fee Waivers of G.S. Chapter 115B-1(3). Non fee-waived student’s tuition will be $75.00. If you have any questions please contact our office at 252-451-8450.

Training Calendars

Navigate through the training calendars to see the time, location, instructor, and seats available for all of the law enforcement classes offered.


Adam Gelo
Department Chair, Public Safety Programs
Phone: 252-451-8298
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Location: 8212
Jim Thomas
Lead Coordinator, In-Service Training
Jim Thomas
Phone: (252) 451-8450
Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
Location: 8214