Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) is designed to give students essential skills required for entry-level employment as law enforcement officers with State, County, or Municipal Governments, or with private enterprises. This program utilizes State commission-mandated topics and methods of instruction. General subjects include, but are not limited to, criminal, juvenile, civil, traffic, and alcohol beverage laws; investigative, patrol, custody, and court procedures; emergency responses; ethics and community relations. You must meet the following requirements to be selected for the BLET training program:
North Carolina resident
At least 20 years of age
Furnish criminal records check from the Clerk of Court from every county you have resided since the age of 16
Be sponsored by a Law Enforcement Agency
Complete a physical examination
Have a good credit record
Possess a high school diploma/GED
Successfully pass the TABE reading comprehension test
Furnish an unopened copy of your high school transcript
NOTE: Those discharged from the Military must furnish a copy of their DD-214.
After successful completion of all units of study within this course, a student is able to be certified as a law enforcement officer in the state of North Carolina.
Please complete the following four steps to complete the admissions process.
Step 1: Complete an RCC Application for Admission.
Step 2: Complete the Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA). You will need to enter RCC’s school code: 002958.
Step 3: Request an OFFICIAL transcript from your high school/GED and all colleges attended. You may bring sealed copies of your transcripts to us, or institutions can send transcripts directly to RCC’s Admissions Office.
Step 4: Come by our office in person to speak with an admissions counselor who will discuss your program of study and placement test requirements
See the RCC Catalog for more information.