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Welcome to the Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC) in Charleston!

As you embark on your journey of professional development and law enforcement training, the FLETC Charleston 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 Charleston 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.

All students must report to the Registration Desk at the Visitor's Center in Building 642 upon arrival. The Visitor’s Center is open 24 hours every day of the week to assist arriving and departing students. Unless otherwise arranged in advance between the student’s employing agency and the FLETC, the designated travel day for arriving students is the day before his/her class begins.

Students arriving via private, or government vehicle or airport shuttle will stop at the Visitor’s Center for vehicle registration and, if necessary, for weapon check-in. Housing assignments will be made, and Center identification badge will be issued (housing is not available until 3:00pm.).

The student information pocket card and map will be provided at Registration which will contain information regarding the Center.

Center Identification Badges will be issued. You are required to wear your identification badge at all times. The badge is 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.

Processing at Building 642

To expedite your registration at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers in Charleston, SC, please follow the below advanced and basic student registration procedures.

  • Carry your personal identification with photograph (e.g., driver’s license) and vehicle registration and proof of insurance (for students driving on the FLETC campus) to the registration window.
  • For students who registered late, we recommend that you have a copy of a letter from your agency showing your enrollment in the specific class to expedite your in-processing in case you are not listed on the roster. Report any issues to your class coordinator immediately so the matter may be addressed with the pertinent FLETC officials.

Upon final departure from the FLETC, remove all personal property from your dorm room, dispose of food and trash, in provided containers placed in hallways, unlock your closets and ensure that furniture is returned back to the original arrangement. “Check out” time is no later than 12:00 noon, unless otherwise coordinated with your organization representative and approved by the FLETC. Students should leave room keys and student ID badges with the dorm clerk upon departure.