The USCIS Academy offers basic and advanced training to officers who adjudicate immigration and citizenship benefits to prepare them for the challenging work as gatekeepers to our immigration system.
The Maritime Law Enforcement Academy was established in 2004 at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Charleston, South Carolina to provide Coast Guard personnel the necessary skills to conduct their jobs as federal law enforcement officers.
As a key member of the Department of Homeland Security, the Coast Guard has been designated as the lead federal agency for maritime law enforcement. The Coast Guard is on the front lines of the nation’s layered homeland security strategy and is instrumental in securing our nations maritime domain. The Maritime Law Enforcement (MLE) Academy will ensure our law enforcement officers continue to receive the best training and allow us to train maritime law enforcement officers at all levels of federal, state and local law enforcement.
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The United States Probation and Pretrial Services National Training Academy was established in 2005 at the FLETC-Charleston. The purpose of the Academy is to provide newly appointed U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services officers with the skills necessary to safely begin their new careers. The Academy also provides instruction to U.S. Probation and Pretrial Services Officers who are serving as their district's firearms instructor or officer safety instructor.
For more information about the programs offered at the Probation and Pretrial Services Training Academy at FLETC-Charleston, please contact (843) 566-7719.
Customs and Border Protection (CBP) is one of the Department of Homeland Security’s largest components, with a priority mission of keeping terrorists and their weapons out of the United States. The agency also has a responsibility for securing and facilitating trade and travel while enforcing hundreds of U.S. regulations, including immigration and drug laws.
The CBP Field Operations Academy came to FLETC – Charleston in 2007. In addition to offering basic-level programs in the areas of Trade and Spanish, the Academy’s Charleston Division offers advanced-level instruction for journeymen officers on a variety of topics.
For more information about the programs offered at the CBP Field Operations Academy at FLETC-Charleston, please contact (843) 740-6634.
ICE serves as the principal investigative arm of the Department of Homeland Security. Its primary mission is to promote homeland security and public safety through the criminal and civil enforcement of Federal laws governing border control, customs, trade and immigration.
The Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Training Academy came to the FLETC - Charleston site in 2007.
For more information about the programs offered at the ICE Training Academy at FLETC-Charleston, please contact the Office of Training and Development at 843.745.2809.
Established as the U.S. Indian Police Training and Research Center, the Academy opened in Roswell, New Mexico, on the site of a former Air Force base on December 17, 1968. The Academy began training law enforcement officers from throughout the United States who serve tribal communities.
In 1973, the Academy was relocated to the Inter-mountain Inter-tribal School campus, Brigham City, Utah, as an operation of BIA’s Central Office, Division of Law Enforcement Services. In October 1984, the Academy opened in Marana, Arizona under auspices of the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center where it continued basic police training. During this period the Indian Law Enforcement Officers Memorial was built.
In January 1993, the Academy relocated to the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Artesia, New Mexico, the current location of the Academy. The Indian Law Enforcement Officer Memorial was also relocated to the center.
Today, full-time law enforcement officers/instructors design and deliver training specific for 201 Indian Country Justice Services needs for police officers, criminal investigators, correctional officers, command staff, and telecommunication equipment operators. The Academy offers significant training opportunities in partnership with the FLETCS- Artesia (NM) and Glynco (GA) Centers for instructor training, specialized courses, and e-learning courses.
For more information about the programs offered by the U.S. Indian Police Academy, please contact (575) 748-8151 or visit us at https://www.indianaffairs.gov/bia/ojs/training-and-technical-assistance.
The Naval Criminal Investigative Service mission is to investigate and defeat criminal, terrorist, and foreign intelligence threats to the United States Navy and Marine Corps, wherever they operate, ashore or afloat. The Naval Criminal Investigative Service Training Academy, Charleston Branch, focuses on maritime and advanced-level instruction on a variety of topics.
For more information about the programs offered by the Naval Criminal Investigative Service Training Academy at FLETC-Charleston, please contact (843) 740-6655.