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CFCC Celebrates Graduation Class of New BLET Pilot Program

CFCC Celebrates Graduation Class of New BLET Pilot Program

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) — Cape Fear Community College (CFCC) announced the graduation of the first class of its pilot Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) program. This first class of sixteen graduates are being hired by various law enforcement agencies. These agencies include the New Hanover County Sheriff’s Office, Wilmington Police Department, Surf City Police Department, Oak Island Police Department, Carolina Beach Police Department, Leland Police Department, Shallotte Police Department, and several other local agencies.

The BLET program is designed to equip future law enforcement officers with the skills necessary for entry-level positions in state, county, city, and private law enforcement agencies. The curriculum covers a variety of subjects, including criminal investigation, juvenile law, civil procedure, driver education, ABC laws, motor vehicle laws, patrol techniques, court procedures, emergency response, and ethics and community relations.

“CFCC is proud to have been selected to pilot this new Basic Law Enforcement Training program,” said Jim Morton, CFCC President. “This expanded curriculum responds to the changing needs of law enforcement and better prepares the next generation of law enforcement professionals. We thank all of the graduates for their dedication to serving and protecting our community.”

To learn more about the Basic Law Enforcement Training program at Cape Fear Community College, visit cfcc.edu/basic-law-enforcement/.