WPCC Police Academy Cadets Graduate


Class photo of BLET cadets graduating. June 4, 2018 – The Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) Policy Academy at Western Piedmont Community College (WPCC) graduated 11 cadets on Friday, May 18, following 19 weeks of rigorous training and 100 percent pass rate on the North Carolina Criminal Justice Training and Education Standards BLET State Exam. Graduates will be employed by various local and regional law enforcement agencies.

Members of the WPCC BLET Session 2018-01are (front row, left to right): Miquel Zambrano, Cody Price, Johnny Xayavong, Ryan Lambert, Joseph Sparks, Steve Warren, BLET Director and (second road, from left to right) Bradley Richards, Brandon Duncan, Matthew Nieland, Eric McKinney, Jennifer Lankas and Levi Shininger.

The next Basic Law Enforcement Training Police Academy begins August 6, 2018.  Contact the Law Enforcement Training Center at (828) 448-3135 for more information.

Western Piedmont Community College is located in the rolling foothills of picturesque Morganton, N.C. and proudly serves the local area by providing accessible, high-quality education that improves lives and promotes growth in the community. The college is one of only five colleges in the North Carolina Community College System achieving an “excellence” level in four of seven mandated performance measures and is guided by the College’s five-year strategic plan focusing on student success, employee development, workforce development, community engagement, and institutional enhancement.   For more information, visit www.wpcc.edu or provide feedback to the College by visiting www.wpcc.edu/feedback.

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