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Law Enforcement Training

Courses are available for sworn law enforcement officers affiliated with an existing law enforcement agency. See the course catalog or calendar below or call 910-362-7217 for a schedule.

Programs

Job Functions

Telecommunicator

A telecommunicator receives calls and obtains information from people in need of assistance. Telecommunicators also called 911 or public safety dispatchers, use a two-way radio in dispatching the right services to police officers, first responders, and firefighters. Telecommunications coordinate communications between emergency personnel, police, and the public. They keep detailed records as well as trace drivers and their automobiles. The skills and knowledge necessary for this job include a dispatch system, public safety, and stressful situation management.

*Information obtained from BLS.gov .


Corrections/Detention Officers

Corrections/detention officers spend the vast majority of their time indoors and locked within corrections/detention facilities. They work in jails, prisons, courthouses, and detention centers. They are present with arrestees, defendants, and inmates through every aspect of the criminal justice system, from shortly after the arrest all the way through trial and final incarceration.

Officers work shift work, as correctional facilities must be staffed 24 hours per day. They have many diverse duties and work functions, all of which are integral to the prison system.

*Information obtained from BLS.gov .


Law Enforcement Officers

Police officers and detectives protect public safety and investigate crimes. They respond to emergencies, conduct patrols, and interview witnesses to solve crimes. They also observe suspects and testify in court.

*Information obtained from BLS.gov .

Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) information can be found at cfcc.edu/basic-law-enforcement .

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