CCC&TI honors Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) graduates

HUDSON, NC (May 20, 2019) — In a May 15 ceremony at the J.E. Broyhill Civic Center in Lenoir, Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute honored its newest group of Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) graduates. Five graduates completed more than 640 hours of training over 17 weeks and successfully complete a rigorous physical exam as well as the standardized state tests.

Graduates, pictured left to right with BLET class awards in parenthesis, are: Noah Barrett of Lenoir (Most Improved), Tiawan Harper of Lenoir, Richard Helderman of Granite Falls (GRIT, Top Gun, Top Driver), Jason Rhoney of Granite Falls and Jesse White of Conover (Class Leader, POPAT – Police Officers Physical Abilities Test, Physical Fitness). The group had a 100–percent pass rate on their state exam.

The Fall 2019 Basic Law Enforcement Training program will continue taking applications until Aug. 1 with class beginning on Aug. 15. To apply for CCC&TI’s Basic Law Enforcement Training program, please contact Program Director Andy Day at 828-726-2750.