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.

Crisis Intervention Training

Date: August 16-20, 2021
Time: 0800-1700 (40 Hours)
Location: Moore Hall Room 106
Instructor: Jason Whisnant

Course Description:

The training fosters a better understanding of mental illness, reduces stigma and raises awareness of the need for further involvement with the criminal justice system. The premise behind CIT is to divert individuals with behavioral health needs to a treatment facility where they can receive help while maintaining public safety.

CIT teaches participants

  • A basic understanding of behavioral health disorders
  • Techniques to de-escalate a crisis situation
  • How to connect individuals with treatment and resources


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Standardized Field Sobriety

Date: October 11-13, 2021
Time: 0800-1700 (24 Hours)
Location: Moore Hall Room 106 & Morganton Public Safety Headquarters
Instructor: PSO Joseph Beaver

Course Description:

To train officers to better detect DWI violations and therefore reduce the number of accidents, deaths and injuries caused by impaired drivers.

Special Concern:  One evening session is scheduled during the three days. 


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