DUBLIN — Bladen Community College will begin classes for men and women interested in Basic Law Enforcement Training on Sept. 21. During the past 25 years, the college has graduated 250 candidates, providing skilled law enforcement personnel to local, town, county, regional, state, and federal organizations.
The BLET program combines physical conditioning with required classwork. Coursework includes intensive training in the use of firearms, emergency vehicle operation, defense tactics, legalities, and diffusing domestic violence.
Classes meet Monday through Friday evenings, from 5:30 to 0 p.m. and every other Saturday, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. The program is approved for financial aid and VA benefits.
For information about the Basic Law Enforcement Training Academy, contact John Trogdon, at 910-879-5536.