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Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) Graduation

Published: 12/15/2022

In a December 13, 2022 ceremony at the J.E. Broyhill Civic Center in Lenoir, Caldwell Community College and Technical Institute honored the 53rd graduating class of Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET). Ten cadets successfully completed more than 640 hours of training and a rigorous physical exam as well as the standardized state tests. The group achieved a 100-percent passage rate.

BLET class

Graduates, pictured left to right, with BLET class awards in parenthesis, are:
front row – Carson Bates of Lenoir, Zachary Pearson of Granite Falls, Kodey Penley of Granite Falls, Carson Carswell of Morganton and Michael Tackett of Hudson (Overall Fitness Award);
back row – Michael Santos of Hudson (Class Leader and Firearms Award), Logan Barrett of Lenoir, Gavin Holden of Lenoir, Samuel Craig of Granite Falls (POPAT Award) and Jonathan Garrison of Hickory (Driving and Academic Awards).

The Spring 2023 BLET Academy begins on January 5, 2023. The deadline to apply is 12 p.m., December 22, 2022. To apply, please call Andy Day at 828-726-2750.