Law Enforcement In-Service Training

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Western Piedmont Community College provides in-service training opportunities for current law enforcement officers and Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) for individuals interested in a career in law enforcement.


Basic Law Enforcement Training

Learn more about WPCC’s Basic Law Enforcement Training program.

In-Service Training

To register for an in-service training course, you must download, complete, and submit the Law Enforcement Training Center Registration Form back to WPCC. The form is available by clicking the button under each course description in the calendar below, and instructions on how to submit the registration are included with the download. You must complete a registration form when you sign up for each class. Multiple officers from a law enforcement agency may register on one form. To view course descriptions and access the registration form, click the date or course name in the calendar. For more information, please contact Robin Nutt at (828) 448-3135 or at

Class Offerings

Here are the scheduled law enforcement in-service training classes currently being offered by WPCC. To register, click or tap the ”Register for This Class” button underneath the description.

If you would prefer a course listing in a calendar format, you can access it here.

Basic Street Gang Investigations

Date: April 30-May 2, 2018
Time: 0800-1700 (24 Hours)
Location: Moore Hall – Room 15
Instructor: Trooper Greg Gentieu

Course Description:

This training will provide basic, entry-level training to newly assigned to work with street gangs. Officers, Investigators, Detectives or Agents that have limited experience, but little formal training in street gang investigations. Course Topics Include:

  • Gangs 101
  • NC Gang Overview
  • Gang Intelligence
  • Interviewing Gang Members
  • Gangs and the Internet
  • Gang Suppression
  • Gang Investigations


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Radar/Lidar Operator Re-Certification

Date: May 9-May 10, 2018
Time: 0800-1700 (16 Hours)
Location: Moore Hall – Room 15
Instructor: Major Billy R. Bradshaw

Course Description:

To maintain and enhance the skills necessary to operate radar speed measuring instruments. Trainee’s agency must provide a vehicle and radar(s) for practice and testing.


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Standardized Field Sobriety Training Refresher

Date: July 12 or July 19, 2018
Time: 1500-1900 (4 Hours)
Location: Foothills Higher Education Center, Room 234
Instructor: Officer Joseph Beaver & Trooper Jordan Byland

Course Description:

To train officers to better detect DWI violations and therefore reduce the number of accidents, deaths and injuries caused by impaired drivers. This is a refresher course only.


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