For many years, Federal law enforcement organizations in the metropolitan Washington, D.C. area found it difficult to maintain perishable shooting and vehicle operations skills due to a severe shortage of adequate training facilities. In 2000, Congress enacted Public Law 106-346 directing the FLETC “to establish and operate a metropolitan area law enforcement training center for the Department of the Treasury, other Federal agencies, the United States Capitol Police, and the Washington D.C. Metropolitan Police Department,” as well as “training for other State and local law enforcement agencies on a space-available basis.”
The principal function of the FLETC-Cheltenham in Maryland is for firearms and vehicle operations requalification and other continuing professional training. We, at Cheltenham, are committed to providing the highest quality training in the most cost effective manner, which achieves our common goal of maintaining the public's confidence in law enforcement integrity, professionalism, and accountability.
Memorandum Agreement (MOA) (PDF) - For Non Partner Organizations
FLETC Cheltenham Training Center Use Agreement (PDF) - For Partner Organizations only
Training Policy (PDF)
Hold Harmless Agreement (PDF)
Prior to the start of training or services rendered, financial obligation documents must be provided; consult with agency budget personnel regarding submission of the appropriate forms. Examples include: purchase card authorizations, purchase orders, MIPRs, and reimbursable agreements.