Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET)

BLET class before a training session

Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET)

Please mail all packet information to: Mitchell Community College, Attn: BLET, 701 West Front Street, Statesville, NC 28677

Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) is designed to give you the essential skills required for entry-level employment as a law enforcement officer with state, county and municipal governments, as well as private enterprise.

Mitchell’s BLET program utilizes State commission-mandated topics and methods of instruction. Students must successfully complete and pass all units of study, which include the certification examination mandated by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission and the North Carolina Sheriffs' Education and Training Standards Commission, in order to receive a certificate.

**If you are not sponsored by a law enforcement agency, contact BLET Coordinator at (704) 878-3253 prior to registration.**


Possible Careers

Patrol Officer
Sheriff’s Deputy
Highway Patrol
Fish and Game Warden
Private Investigators

Study Options

Basic Law Enforcement Training Certificate (C55120)

Basic Law Enforcement Training program brochure 

Use BLET credit to earn a Criminal Justice Technology A.A.S. Degree.

Apply to the BLET Program



Todd Carver, BLET Coordinator
(704) 878-3253

David Bullins, Director of Public Safety
(704) 978-5443