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Marine Law Enforcement Training Program

19 Training Days
Locations Offered
Accreditation Status


The Marine Law Enforcement Training Program (MLETP) provides basic marine law enforcement training for Officers/Agents of those agencies and organizations involved in the specialized areas of marine regulation, protection, and law enforcement responsibilities. The major emphasis of this comprehensive training program is on the safe and proper operation of marine patrol vessels, with specific training in law enforcement operations.


  1. Applicant must be a law enforcement officer/agent with arrest authority in the prevention, detection, apprehension, detention and/or investigation of felony and/or misdemeanor violations of federal, state, local, tribal, or military criminal laws.
  2. Must be currently assigned to a marine law enforcement unit.
  3. Must be in good physical condition and capable of meeting established FLETC Physical Performance Requirements (PPRs).

Required Training Materials

  • Wool knit cap for winter classes
  • Baseball cap for summer classes
  • Gloves
  • Sun glasses
  • Sun screen
  • Boat shoes

Program Syllabus/Curriculum

  • Aids to Navigation
  • Chart InterpretatiAidson
  • Marine Navigation
  • Vessel Intercepts
  • Motorboat Trailering
  • Boarding Procedures
  • Marlinspike Seamanship
  • Marine Communications
  • Marine Weather
  • Safety and Emergency Equipment
  • Preventative Maintenance
  • Vessel
  • Non-Compliant Vessel Tactics
  • Navigation Rules
  • Nautical Terminology
  • Electronic Navigation
  • Maritime Search and Rescue
  • Law Enforcement Water Safety and Survival
  • Emergency Procedures

Program Contact Info

Glynco: (912) 267-2334

Program Registration