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Law Enforcement Advanced Driver Instructor Training Program

Acronym: 
LEADITP
Length: 
10 Training Days

Description

The Law Enforcement Advanced Driver Instructor Training Program (LEADITP) builds on curriculum presented in the FLETC Law Enforcement Driver Instructor Training Program (LEDITP) or other basic law enforcement driver training program and is designed to further develop an instructor's knowledge of driver training and to improve the student's ability to design, develop and validate training curriculum, driving ranges and evaluation standards.  Emphasis is placed on advanced driving technique for High Center of Gravity Vehicles and the Precision Immobilization Technique (PIT).

Prerequisites

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 or those designated Direct Law Enforcement Support Personnel (DLESP) and have assigned duties that require knowledge of the subject matter. 
 
2.  Students must be actively engaged in or expected to be assigned as a driver training instructor for their organization.  
 
3.  Students must have graduated from a recognized law enforcement driver instructor training program prior to applying for the LEADITP.  (Also in class letter that is sent out in advance after students are registered.  This responsibility is on the student and their agency.  The FLETC does not require proof or submission of any certificate.)
 
4.  Must be in good physical condition.
 
5. Must possess a valid driver's license and have knowledge of basic vehicle dynamics and law enforcement driving operations.
 
6.  Must be a graduate of an instructor training program or provide certification from a commanding officer that requisite skills and experience in instruction are possessed.

 

Required Training Materials

  • Cheltenham Students: You must bring appropriate training attire. Training uniforms are not provided.

Police Vehicle Maintenance and Awareness •On-Range Instruction •Teaching Pursuit Driving •Teaching Non-Emergency Vehicle Operations •Teaching Skid Control •Teaching Night Pursuit Driving •Range Facilities and Technology •Training Risk Assessment for DITP •Supplemental Training •Distracted Driving •Teaching Law Enforcement Driving Skills •Emergency Vehicle Operations Course (EVOC)

Program Registration

  • Federal organization personnel should contact their agency training officer to register for training.  If you do not know your agency representative you may contact: FLETCAdmissions@fletc.dhs.gov for assistance.
  • State, local and tribal officers requesting training should apply online. If organizational support is required or you have additional needs, please email FLETCAdmissions@fletc.dhs.gov
  • International (non-US) personnel should email FLETC-intlrqst@fletc.dhs.gov or telephone 912-261-4023.

Program Contact Info

Glynco: (912) 267-3235
Artesia: (575) 746-5962
Cheltenham: (301) 877-8333