College of the Albemarle’s Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) program celebrated 15 students completing the program for the Spring 2019 semester.

            During the 16 weeks of training, the students finished 680 contact hours, 36 blocks of instruction with 36 topical tests and multiple practical exams including firearms, driving, traffic crash, patrol techniques, domestic violence, criminal investigation, CPR/first responders, rapid deployment, explosive and hazardous materials emergency and subject control arrest techniques practical exams. Students also successfully completed the Peace Officer Physical Aptitude Test (POPAT).

            Upon successful completion of the BLET program, students are eligible to sit for the state exam to earn the certification to become law enforcement officers.

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