CCC&TI Honors Basic Law Enforcement Training Graduates (2016-12-21 13:27:43)

Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute recently honored its 44th academy of graduates from the Basic Law Enforcement Training program.

Eight graduates completed more than 660 hours of training over 16 weeks. Following the course, students had to successfully complete a rigorous physical exam as well as the standardized state tests. Included are the Basic Law Enforcement Training Awards given to students at the ceremony. 

Graduates, pictured left to right, are: Front row - Erika Holden of Lenoir (Overall Fitness Award), Kelsey Nichols of Boone (Andrew Burgess Jr. Top Academic, Hank Lane Report Writing awards) and Miranda Britt of Lenoir. Back row - Barry Lunsford of Rhodhiss, Devin Abernethy of Granite Falls (Top Police Officer Physical Abilities Test Award), Matthew Lail of Granite Falls (Grit Award), Paul Exon of Hickory (Class Leader, Top Gun, Gary Clark Top Driver awards) and Taylor Welborn of Granite Falls.

To apply for CCC&TI’s Basic Law Enforcement Training program, contact BLET Program Director Dennis Hopkins at 828-726-2750.