The Law Enforcement First Responder Training Program (LEFRTP) is designed to provide topics most applicable to law enforcement officers as first responders at the state and local levels. Law enforcement officers must be trained and equipped to respond to virtually any situation, including criminal acts, terrorist attacks and other large-scale emergencies. These officers will need to use a system of command to achieve a coordinated and effective incident response. The LEFRTP will provide training, guidelines, and resources to address these, as well as other important issues. The LEFRTP is designed for law enforcement officers and law enforcement support personnel. The practical application of sound response principles is a main theme of this training program.
Applicants must be state, local, campus or tribal law enforcement officers, law enforcement support personnel or a federal law enforcement officer. Preference for admission into the training program is given to non-federal law enforcement officers or other emergency responders working in rural areas. “Rural” is defined as any area outside of a metropolitan statistical area (MSA), as defined by the Office of Management and Budget; or any jurisdiction inside of a MSA located in a county, borough, parish or land under the jurisdiction of an Indian Tribe with a population of no more than 50,000.
Required Training Materials
- First Responder/ICS
- Weapons of Mass Destruction
- HAZMAT Awareness
- Crisis Intervention Communication and Management
- Pre-Attack Behavior and Violence Prevention
- Active Threat Response Tactics
- Tactical Medical
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or call us at 1-800-743-5382.
International (non-US) personnel should email FLETCemail@example.com or telephone 912-261-4023.
Program Contact Info
Glynco: (912) 267-2051
Artesia: (575) 746-5962
Charleston: (843) 566-8568
Cheltenham: (301) 877-8335