Welcome to the Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC) in Artesia!
As you embark on your journey of professional development and law enforcement training, the FLETC Artesia campus stands ready to provide you with the essential skills and knowledge required for a successful career in the field. This immersive training experience will equip you with the tools to excel in your role and make a meaningful impact within the law enforcement community. Whether a recruit or an experienced officer, your time at FLETC Artesia promises to be challenging and rewarding as you engage with expert instructors, cutting-edge resources, and a supportive community of fellow trainees; get ready to immerse yourself in a comprehensive learning environment that will shape your abilities and prepare you for the dynamic demands of your profession.
Registration occurs in two places – at the Security Office for your identification card, vehicle registration and weapon storage, and Registration Office in the dormitory for housing assignments. You are required to wear your identification card at all times. Besides being a means of identifying individuals, it also serves as your meal pass in the dining hall. It must be presented and scanned in order for you to be served without being charged for food. If you arrive in a government or privately owned vehicle, after registering your vehicle as indicated above and getting your identification badge, Security personnel will direct you to the Registration Office. Registration staff are available 24 hours per day. When you register, you will also receive a class packet that contains information regarding the FLETC and class specifics: for example, class building number, location of classroom, starting time, and other pertinent information. DO NOT bring personal weapons, they are not allowed on the FLETC. You must turn in your duty weapon at Security when you arrive. You can check your weapon out on weekends. Please refer to the section in the student handbook on the proper procedure to do so.
Upon completion of training, room keys should be returned to the Registration area. Envelopes are available for this purpose. Double check your room for any remaining personal or agency property to ensure you do not bear the expense of having items returned to you. Your weapon can be retrieved at the Security Office. You will be notified before departing of any unreturned materials or financial obligations, i.e., missing uniform items. If you have already departed, a letter will be sent to your employing organization requesting assistance in resolving the matter. See the Transportation section for information on airport departure times.