College of The Albemarle recognizes Basic Law Enforcement Training students

L to R: Ronald W. Lewis, Bradley C. Harris, Kyle A. Caro, Dalton L. Gross, Christopher K. Marquez, Brittany E. Thompson, Kayla N. Butler, Deshawn Q. White, JaQuan L. Smith, Braden W. Nale, Ryan M. Kowalski, Jonathan L. Barnes (Not Pictured: Derek L. Hopkins)

College of The Albemarle (COA) recently celebrated 13 Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) students for completion of the Spring 2022 program. Students were from the following counties:  Camden, Currituck, Dare, Gates, and Pasquotank.

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During 16 weeks of training, the students completed 645.5 contact hours, 36 blocks of instruction and multiple practical exams.  BLET instruction and training includes: firearms, driving, traffic crash, patrol techniques, domestic violence, criminal investigation, CPR/first responders, rapid deployment, explosive/hazardous materials emergencies and subject control arrest techniques. Students also successfully completed the Police Officer Physical Abilities Test (POPAT).

For more information on Basic Law Enforcement Training, please contact Cheryl Griffin, 252-335-0821 ext. 2210, or cheryl_griffin@albemarle.edu.

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