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The Federal Law Enforcement Training Accreditation Board Grants Reaccreditation to Two Training Programs

For Immediate Release
July 10, 2013

The Federal Law EnforcementTraining Accreditation Board Grants Reaccreditation to Two TrainingPrograms from

The Federal Law EnforcementTraining Centers


The Federal Law Enforcement Training Accreditation (FLETA) Board ispleased to announce it granted reaccreditation status to The FederalLaw Enforcement Training Centers’ (FLETC) Law Enforcement FitnessCoordinator Training Program and Criminal Investigator Training Programat the July 11, 2013 Board meeting in Brunswick, Georgia.


The Law Enforcement Fitness Coordinator Training Program (LEFCTP)provides training for law enforcement personnel who have theresponsibility for developing and maintaining a departmental oragency-specific fitness program. In addition, the program is designedto give law enforcement personnel the instruction skills to teach lawenforcement functional fitness concepts. 


The Criminal Investigator Training Program (CITP) provides, on aninteragency basis, a program of instruction that fulfills all the basiccriminal investigative training requirements necessary for responsibleand competent job performance.  Rather than being agency-specific,the program addresses common knowledge, skills, and abilities that areexpected of all investigators.  In today's changing world,criminal investigators are faced with a variety of situations that, inaddition to traditional law enforcement skills, require an awareness ofand expertise in human behavior, modern technology, culturalsensitivity, law, and other interdisciplinary approaches to effectivelaw enforcement.  The CITP is designed to meet these trainingneeds as identified through systematic program monitoring in the formof validation studies and continuous research, which includes feedbackfrom partner organizations.


The FLETA Board is the accrediting body for all federal lawenforcement training and support programs. To achieve accreditation,agencies submit to an independent review of their academy and/orprogram to ensure compliance with the FLETA Standards and Procedures inthe areas of: Program Administration, Training Staff, TrainingDevelopment, and Training Delivery, with an additional 20 standards forAcademies. Accreditation is a cyclical process occurring every threeyears. Each year, agencies must submit annual reports in preparationfor reaccreditation, which is a new and independent review of theacademy/program.


Pictured above from L-R:
Charles “Skeet” Brewer - Branch Chief, Physical TechniquesDivision (PTD)
Steve Bialousz – Division Chief, PTD
Mike Rath – Senior Instructor, PTD
Valerie Atkins – Deputy Assistant Director, Glynco TrainingDirectorate
Cynthia Atwood – Assistant Director, Centralized Training ManagementDirectorate (CTMD) and FLETA Board Member
Seymour Jones - Deputy Assistant Director, CTMD
Reuben Dozier – Program Specialist, CTMD
Jay Leggett – Senior Instructor, PTD