The North Mississippi Law Enforcement Training Center is currently accepting applications for our next BLEOST Full Time Training Course, which is scheduled to commence on APRIL 8th, 2018.  Due to revised curriculum by the Board of Officers’ Standards and Training, the full-time certification course has been increased to total 480 training hours (approx. 12 weeks).


For full time applicants, a mandatory physical fitness entry examination will be conducted at our facility on March 2nd, 9th, and 16th at 9:00 a.m.  All applications must be completed (including physical exam, NCIC printout, copy of high school diploma, GED, or college transcripts) and accepted by the academy before the applicant is eligible to participate in the entrance P.T. test.   Also First Aid/CPR is required by the Board of Officers’ Standards and Training before Cadets start the Academy Class and a copy of Certification is to be submitted with their application.   Cadets must have state issued ID, such as drivers license, available.  The PT test consist of push-ups, 1.5 mile run, and an agility run (wear appropriate clothing for physical test).   Cadets who successfully complete the entrance PT test will be advised a time in which to return for training on April 8th, 2018.   Self-Sponsored Cadets must provide NMLETC with proof of health insurance before training begins.   Below is a list of items needed during training.  Any questions concerning uniform requirements should be directed to the academy prior to arrival on April 8th, 2018


The cost for Full Time Law Certification is $3,600.00.

Self-Sponsored cadets must pay a portion or all tuition before classes begin on April 8th, 2018, and the balance must be paid in full before the end of the course.  Agencies sending cadets will be billed after completion of the course.


The following items will be required for the training program:

NOTE:  The below clothing is recommended not to have any large logos anywhere on it.  Small logos are acceptable (only if you can cover the logo with your thumb).  Additional quantities of the items listed below may be brought, but the minimum number of each item is listed.  It is recommended that you only bring what is list, due to limited space.

Daily Uniform

3 navy short sleeve cotton t-shirts with last name printed on back with white 2” letters (3 minimum, recommend 5)

5 navy cotton sweatshirts with last name printed on back with white 2″ letters

3 pair Dickies (khaki) pants, with no cargo pocket.

1 Black LEATHER belt with silver buckle.

5 pair black socks.

1 pair black leather lace up boots.

1 Class A uniform, including tie and uniform brass, for special occasions such as pictures, etc. (The Class A uniform will not be worn daily.  It will only be worn occasionally.)

Daily head gear will be provided by NMLETC

Self Sponsored Cadets should bring a black or navy suit with white button up shirt along with a black or navy tie and black dress style shoes.

In the event of cooler weather, the daily uniform shirt will be a navy sweatshirt.

P.T. Uniform

2 pair navy blue cotton shorts-must come above knee.

1-5 pair navy blue cotton sweatpants

2 white short sleeve cotton t-shirts with last name screen printed on back with blue 2” letters

4 pair white socks (foot socks or calf length are authorized, but must be white)

1 pair of running shoes (Hiking or cross-training shoes are not recommended)

1 navy watch cap (Toboggan)

1 pair of black gloves

Shower gear

1 pair shower shoes (or flip-flops)

1 shaving bag

Personal grooming equipment such as soap, shaving equipment, etc. (Towels and washcloths are provided by the Training Center)

Duty Gear

Body Armor (If Department provided) Self Sponsored cadets will be provided with a vest for training only

Duty Gear such as belt, holster, handcuff pouch, magazine pouch, etc.

Duty handgun with three magazines

Gun cleaning kit

Cadets should not bring O.C., Batons, Tasers or any other weapons.

 Patrol Vehicle

Cadet will be required to bring a patrol vehicle for use during the week of driving instruction. Vehicle must be suitable for all police emergency driving instruction.

A patrol vehicle will be provided for Self Sponsored cadets.

Other equipment

5 plastic clothes hangers (white in color)

Rain gear

Thermal underwear (optional)

Footwear maintenance kit (shoe polish, brush, cloth…etc.)

8GB Flash Drive (optional – for pictures taken throughout training)


Should you have any questions, please contact NMLETC at 662-841-6400 or by email at