Law Enforcement Extension Program at Durham Tech

The Law Enforcement Extension Program offers classes to area law enforcement officers. These classes provide re-certification for current skills and opportunities to enhance an officer's skills in new areas. The program offers many specialized classes based upon requests and the needs of the law enforcement agencies we serve.

Courses are frequently added. Please check back here for future course offerings.

Section Class Title Dates Times Location Hours
Canceled Rural Tracking Canceled 7 a.m.–6 p.m. NDC/Eno Park 50 hrs
45671 Basic Radar Sept. 28–Oct. 2 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Northern Durham Center 40 hrs
FULL General Instructor Oct. 12–23 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Northern Durham Center 80 hrs
TBA Officer Safety: Use of Force Oct. 14 or 21 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Northern Durham Center 8 hrs
TBA Standardized Field Sobriety Training Oct. 26
Oct. 27–28
8 a.m.–5 p.m.
1–10 p.m.
Northern Durham Center 24 hrs
TBA A.R.I.D.E. Oct. 29–30 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Northern Durham Center 16 hrs
TBA CPR/First Aid Nov. 4 or 11 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Building #8, room 801 6 hrs
TBA Bloodborne Pathogens Nov. 4 or 11 3–5 p.m. Building #8, room 801 6 hrs
TBA Radar Recertification Nov. 5–6 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Northern Durham Center 16 hrs
TBA Remedial Driving Nov. 9–10 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Haw River 16 hrs
TBA SUV Driving Nov. 16 8 a.m.–8 p.m. Northern Durham Center 12 hrs
TBA Legal Update (In-Service) 12/14 8 a.m.–noon Durham Police Department 4 hrs
TBA Use of Force (In-Service) 12/14 1–5 p.m. Durham Police Department 4 hrs
TBA HazMat (In-Service) 12/15 9 –11 a.m. Durham Police Department 2 hrs
TBA JMST (In-Service) 12/15 1–3 p.m. Durham Police Department 2 hrs
TBA Domestic Violence (In-Service) 12/16 9 –11 a.m. Durham Police Department 2 hrs
TBA Bloodborne Pathogens (In-Service) 12/16 1–3 p.m. Durham Police Department 2 hrs
TBA PLI April 4–15 8 a.m.–5 p.m. OCC 80 hrs

Credit Courses

Learn more about the BLET program
CJC-100 601 Basic Law Enforcement Training 10/6–3/4 6:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Chapel Hill Police Department 19 hrs

Registration is required for all classes. Use the Public Safety Registration form (pdf) for course registration and payment. Note: Our fax number has changed to 919-536-7280.

It is recommended that law enforcement officers interested in attending classes at Durham Tech call to reserve a seat in the class. Many classes have limited enrollment capability.

Sworn Law Enforcement Officers are exempt from tuition fees for occupational extension classes offered by the Law Enforcement Extension Program. Members of law enforcement agencies who do not have arrest authority will be required to pay tuition fees. Due to the nature of the information provided in these classes most are not open to persons not currently employed in the Criminal Justice field.

For more information email Donna Matheson at mathesond@durhamtech.edu or 919-536-7240, ext. 4417.