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Detention Officer Certification Program

Course Schedules

2020 Dates Include:
May 4 – June 2

Program Description

Detention officer certification program is for those already working in a Detention facility or those seeking employment with a Detention facility.

It is not a requirement to have certification as a detention officer to work in most Detention facilities in North Carolina. However, obtaining your certification will enhance your skills and ability as a candidate for employment.

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