CCC&TI Basic Law Enforcement Training Graduates Seven (2017-12-20 17:19:22)

In a recent ceremony, Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute honored its 46th academy of graduates from the Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) program.

Seven 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 BLET awards given to students at the ceremony.

Graduates, pictured left to right, are:

Front row: Cadet Meredith Noel Haney of Granite Falls (Hank Lane Report Writing Award), Cadet Christopher Michael Maher of Deep Gap (Platoon/Class Leader, Andrew J. Burgess Jr. Academic Award, Overall Fitness Award), Cadet Tevin Marquez Mitchell of Boone (Top POPAT Award) and Cadet Thad Thomas Webb of East Bend.

Back row: Cadet Derek Joseph Carter (GRIT Award, Gary Clark Top Driver Award) of Granite Falls, Cadet James Austin Brown of Hickory (Top Gun Award) and Cadet Matthew Taylor Bonestell of Beech Mountain.

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