Thanks for your interest in our BLET program. Entering the academy is an extensive process that can take several months to complete. You need to start the process now!
Your first step is to take the "Reading Comprehension" exam. Contact Student Services at 919-718-7471 to schedule the test. According to North Carolina Training & Standards, you must have at least a 10th grade reading level to enter the academy. If you fall short of the reading requirement contact a counselor in Student Service at 919-718-7471 to schedule a developmental reading class.
Once completed, submit the forms to:
1105 Kelly Dr.
Sanford, NC 27330
Regarding the background checks, you must complete a criminal background check for every county you have lived in since turning 16 years of age. You must also run a driving record for every state you have lived in since receiving a driver's license. These checks, along with your doctor's physical, are good for one year.
While waiting for the class date to begin, take time to get yourself in physical shape. By the first day of class, you need to be able to complete:
Law enforcement is a rewarding but challenging profession. Every step of the way, including the application process, we test your strength of character and the ability to follow direction. Follow the instructions on each form. Make sure to notarize those forms that require your oath. Once you seek a job in law enforcement, you will be polygraphed concerning the answers you submit.
Good luck with your endeavors! We hope to see you soon in one of our academies.
The Basic Law Enforcement Training application requirements are extensive, and must be complete before students can be admitted to the program.
All completed applications are due BEFORE August 1, 2014 at 5:00 PM to be accepted into the Fall program.
Students successfully completing the BLET Program will be able to: