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Federal Air Marshal Training Program

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The Federal Air Marshal Training Program (FAMTP) is a basic law enforcement training course taught at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers (FLETC) in Artesia, New Mexico.  The program is a general introduction to law enforcement and teaches the basic knowledge and skills common to all federal law enforcement agencies.  The majority of the FAMTP instruction is provided by FLETC Instructors; however, there is a Federal Air Marshal Service Training Division (FAMSTD) instructor cadre assigned to FAMSTD Artesia Training Branch at the FLETC, Artesia, NM, to assist with instruction and to provide agency guidance to Federal Air Marshal candidates.


This program is designed for full-time law enforcement agents or officers from the Partner Organizations (PO). Each PO sets the standards in recruiting and designating employees for training.  After the individuals have been selected, they are sent by that organization to the FLETC. Attendees must meet their agency’s recruitment standards and the FLETC Physical Performance Requirements prior to arriving for the training program.

Program Registration

Registration is through the Federal agency employing or sponsoring the trainee. The employing agency will notify the trainee of their class dates.  

Federal organization personnel should contact their agency training officer for registration, email questions to or telephone 912-267-3344. Non-PO Federal agencies may send students on a space-available basis.

State, local and tribal officers requesting training may attend if sponsored by a Federal PO. For questions regarding attendance, please email or telephone 1-800-743-5382.

DISCLAIMER: This is an Integrated Basic program. Attending a basic or integrated basic program at FLETC is typically a requirement for employment with a U.S. federal agency, and students will be registered by their hiring organization. Students cannot register for basic programs themselves.
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