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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.  Must be employed in law enforcement or law enforcement related positions and have assigned duties that require knowledge of the subject matter.   
2.  Must be actively engaged in, or expected to be assigned as a driver training instructor for their organization.
3.  Must be in good physical condition, possess a valid driver’s license, and have knowledge of law enforcement driving operations.
4.  Must be a graduate of a general law enforcement 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.

Program Syllabus/Curriculum

  • Police Vehicle Maintenance and Awareness           
  • Range Design and Validation  
  • Pursuit Ideologies
  • Instructing Pursuit
  • Instructing Pursuit Termination
  • Instructing Precision Immobilization Technique
  • High Center of Gravity Vehicles
  • Supplemental Training
  • Instructing Advanced Handling and Technical Driving Skills
  • Distracted Driving

Program Registration

Federal organization personnel should contact their agency training officer to register for training, email questions to FLETCAdmissions@fletc.dhs.gov or telephone 912-267-3344. 

State, local and tribal officers requesting training should register online. If organizational support is required or you have additional needs, please email stateandlocaltraining@dhs.gov or call us at 1-800-743-5382.

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