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To meet the changing needs of public safety, loss prevention, and law enforcement professionals, Blue Ridge Community College offers a wide range of training.

Upcoming Training

  • Crisis Intervention Team Training (CIT)
    Description:This course trains Law Enforcement & 911 personnel and Detention Officers how to recognize, interact with and manage those who are mentally ill. September 21 – 24, 2020; 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.; Patton Building Room 218. 4 CEUs.
    Pre-registration is required.
    Please complete the online Student Information Form.
  • Detention Officer program for certification as Detention Officer
  • LE: Advanced Report Writing and Field Note-taking:
    Description: This 60-hour online course teaches patrol officers, investigator and supervisors in the best methods for taking field notes, writing professional police reports and proofreading reports authored by law enforcement personnel.
    June 1 – July 12, 2020
    Pre-registration is required.
    Please complete the online Student Information Form.
  • Radar Training:
    • Radar Recertification – June 25, 2020
    • Radar/Lidar Operator Recertification – June 25, 2020
    • Radar Operator – June 22 – 25, 2020
    • Radar Recert – September 24, 2020
    • Radar/Lidar Recert – September 24, 2020
    • Radar Operator – September 21 – 24, 2020
      Pre-registration is required.
      Please complete the online Student Information Form.

Search State-wide Public Safety Training Calendar:

  1. Click on Public Safety Training Calendar
  2. Use dropdown list to enter Subject and College.
  3. Click submit.

Student Registration Information:

  • All Law Enforcement Continuing Education students who will be registering for online classes must complete the online Student Information Form.
  • Once you have completed and submitted the form, you will receive an email confirming your registration.
    This process is not automatic and may take 1-2 business days to complete.

Contact Us

lawenforcement@blueridge.edu

Pat Staggs
BLET QA / Instructional Specialist
(828) 694-1878
p_staggs@blueridge.edu

M.C. Gaylord
CE Program Specialist / LE Support
(828) 694-1779
m_gaylord@blueridge.edu

Philip Hosmer
Interim Dean of Public Safety Training
(828) 694-1834
p_hosmer@blueridge.edu