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.

Radar Operator Certification

Date: October 2-6, 2017
Time: 0800-1700 (40 Hours)
Location: Moore Hall – Room 15
Instructor: Major Billy R. Bradshaw

Course Description:

This is a commission-mandated course governed by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission.  This forty–hour (40) course of instruction is designed to provide you with the skills and knowledge to proficiently perform those tasks essential to function as a radar operator.

  • Attendance in all class sessions required
  • Officers must pass written state examination with a passing score of 70%.
  • Officers must pass skills performance test with 100% competency.
  • Trainee’s agency must provide a vehicle and radar(s) for practice and testing.


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Interviews and Interrogations

Date: December 4-8, 2017
Time: 0800-1700 (40 Hours)
Location: Moore Hall – Room M15
Instructor: Mr. John Bowden

Course Description:

This is a 40-hour course designed for street officer or investigators interested in improving their interview and interrogation skills. It will demonstrate techniques to improve the quality and quantity of information gathered during routine interviews, as well as, increases the number of confessions during interrogations.

The instructor is John Bowden, a 21-year veteran law enforcement officer and recognized expert in the field of police report writing. He is the author of two books, Report Writing for Law Enforcement and A Police Guide to Interviews and Interrogations.


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