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BLET Advisory Group
10:00am - 12:00pm

July 12, 2019
NCJA, Edneyville

October 11, 2019
North Carolina State Highway Patrol Training Academy, Raleigh


The Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) Curriculum is designed to prepare entry-level individuals with the cognitive and physical skills needed to become certified law enforcement officers in North Carolina.

The course is comprised of 36 separate blocks of instruction to include topics such as Law Enforcement Driver Training, Motor Vehicle Laws, and Arrest, Search and Seizure/Constitutional Law. The BLET course is filled with practical exercises and an extensive ethics section that is woven throughout the training experience.
The BLET course has been thoroughly researched, legally reviewed and contains the most current law enforcement information available. The Commission mandated 640-hour course takes approximately 16 weeks to complete and concludes with a comprehensive written exam and skills testing.
Upon successful completion of the BLET State Comprehensive Written Examination, the BLET trainee has one year from the date of the State Comprehensive Examination to be duly appointed and sworn as a law enforcement officer in North Carolina. However, most agencies include an additional period of field training.


Instructors, please click on the link on the left for the lesson plans.

BLET Advisory Group
 BLET Advisory Group Minutes
BLET Topic Order Delivery and Hours
BLET Training and Standards Form 
NC Administrative Codes


For further assistance with BLET information contact:

North Carolina Justice Academy
PO Box 99
Salemburg, NC  28385