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IN-SERVICE Training Requirements from the NC Criminal Justice and Sheriffs' Education and Training Standards Commission: The In-service NC law enforcement officer training requirements, as outlined in the NC Administrative Code, requires that every police officer certified by the NC Criminal Justice and Training Standards Commission and deputy sheriff certified by NC Sheriff Education and Training Standards Commission complete at a minimum, 24-credits of in-service training annually. The topics for this requirement are outlined in the Code and include but are not limited to the classes listed below for 2023.  SCC will work with all agencies to meet these training requirements in traditional seat-based classes or online delivery. Please call Mitch Boudrot at the PSTC, 828.306.7043 for additional information:


  • Check website for Begin dates for Detention training. 
  • For a complete list of classes being offered and additional information, contact Mitch Boudrot at 828.306.7043 or m_boudrot@southwesterncc.edu.

Law Enforcement In-service Training classes being offered online & seat based:

2023 Mandated LEO Topics  
2023 Juvenile Justice Issues and Challenges 4 credits
2023 Legal Update 4 credits
2023 Firearms Training - Qualification and Non-Qualification (online) 4/2 credits
2023 Mental Health Responses 2 credits
2023 Enhancing Community Policing 2 credits
2023 Ethics and Duty to Intervene 2 credits

 

2023 Optional LEO Topics  
2023 Critical Stress on the Job 2 credits
2023 Recognizing Assaultive Behaviors 2 credits
2023 Recognizing Fake IDs 1 credit
2023 Accountability and Use of Force Report Writing 1 credit
2023 Liability of Patrol Vehicle Operation 1 credit
2023 Hazardous Materials 2 credits
2023 Bloodborne Pathogens 2 credits
***SEAT-BASED ONLY  
2023 Compliance and Subject Control 2 credits

ONLINE Instructions:

  • To register for Class(es), please follow the directions located in the "Online Class Registration Instructions" section located below
    • All dates for registration, class posting and closing of class can be found below.
  • You will receive an email the week prior to the start of the class with instructions on how to login to your class and changes for 2023 (READ THIS CAREFULLY & FULLY).  If you do not receive this email by Friday prior to the start date of class then please contact pstconline@southwesterncc.edu with email so that your email can be verified.
  • Class will open on the morning of the start date.
    • You must login and take a Baseline Assessment on each class you registered for by 11:59 p.m. on the 2nd to the ast day of the course.
    • You will then have until the close of class to complete your work.  
  • Password changes - please call the helpdesk at 828-339-4409 or send an email to ticket@southwesterncc.edu.

Online Class Registration Instructions:

Below are the links to each month's form.  You will need to click on the month that you wish to take classes - fill out the form - make sure you click on the agree checkbox at the bottom - submit.
Once you have submitted you will get a pop up that tells you it has been submitted.  You will receive an email the week prior to class start with login information.  Please take that week to make sure you can login.  If you have issues please contact Lynn Cousins that week to help resolve the issue of login.  You will receive a second email on Monday once the classes are ready for you to begin.  As stated above you must login and take the BASELINE assessment on EACH of the classes you have signed up for before 11:59 p.m.. on the 2nd last day of class.  Once these assessments are completed you will have to the end of class date to complete your class work.  If you have any issues or the registration date for the month of your desired courses has passed please email pstconline@southwesterncc.edu.

 

Click on MONTH below for REGISTRATION FORM REGISTRATION DEADLINE CLASS RUN DATES
JANUARY JAN 15 JAN 9 - JAN 31
MARCH  MARCH 3 MAR 6 - MAR 31
APRIL MARCH 31 APR 3- APR 28
MAY APRIL 27 MAY 1 - MAY 26
JUNE JUNE 3 JUN 5 - JUN 30
JULY JUNE 30 JUL 3 - JUL 28
AUGUST AUGUST 4 AUG 7 - AUG 31
SEPTEMBER SEPTEMBER 2 SEP 5 - SEP 29
OCTOBER  SEPTEMBER 30 OCT 2 - OCT 27
NOVEMBER  NOVEMBER 3 NOV 6 - NOV 27
DECEMBER NOVEMBER 27 DEC 1 - DEC 18

             

 
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ONLINE CLASS REQUIREMENTS
Internet connection (suggested DSL or higher connection as dial-up will time out on videos), Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Adobe Reader, Video player (example Window’s Media Player). You will need BASIC computer knowledge in Internet navigation, video player, Word, PDF files, and PowerPoint.

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Law Enforcement Training Program (LETP) Director/Coordinator/Instructor
m_boudrot@southwesterncc.edu
828.306.7043
800.447.4091, ext. 7043

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