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Continuing Legal Education Training Program

The Continuing Legal Education Training Program is an advance program designed to provide refresher training to field agents and officers in legal subject areas covering the 4th, 5th, and 6th Amendments, use of force, electronic law and evidence, civil liability, and recent statutes and rules changes.  All instruction is updated by a review of the most recent court decisions and legislative changes to the laws that are applicable to law enforcement agents and officers.  This training can prevent evidence admissibility problems, increase investigative skills in gathering evidence, and help agents and officers avoid being liable for alleged improper conduct.

2 ½ Day Class

This version of the Continuing Legal Education Training Program focuses on the mission requirements of the special agent or criminal investigator and is tailored to the needs of the requesting agency.  It is designed to provide a refresher and legal update about the law. This program meets the continuing training requirements of various agencies and departments. Upon completion of the program, students receive a Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) Certificate of Completion. This program is offered at FLETC facilities and on an export basis all over the country.

2 Day Class

The 2-day version of the Continuing Legal Education Training Program is designed to provide refresher and legal update training to uniformed officers. All instruction is updated by a review of the most recent court decisions and legislative changes to the laws that are applicable to federal law enforcement. This training can prevent evidence admissibility problems, increase investigative skills in gathering evidence, and help agents and officers avoid personal liability for improper conduct. This program meets the continuing training requirements of various agencies and departments. Upon completion of the program, students receive a Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC) Certificate of Completion. This program is offered at FLETC facilities and on an export basis all over the country.

Type: Advanced

Curriculum

  • Electronic Law and Evidence
  • Fifth and Sixth Amendments / Self-Incrimination
  • Fourth Amendment / Search and Seizure
  • Officer Liability
  • Use of Force
  • Statutes and Rules Update

Tuition and Cost

Tuition is free. Students will be responsible for travel, meals and lodging.

Prerequisites for Attendance

Qualified applicants must be full-time, sworn law enforcement peace officers.

Registration Information

Contact Information

If you have questions or need additional information, contact us at stateandlocaltraining@dhs.gov or call 800-74FLETC.

Training Dates

There are currently no training dates or other items within this program.