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.

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 919-686-3653 or you can send a scan of the form to Donna Matheson.

Section Class Title Dates Times Location Hours
TBA Standardized Field Sobriety Training Feb. 1
Feb. 2–3
8 a.m.–5 p.m.
1–10 p.m.
Northern Durham Center 24 hrs
CJC-5020T X2 Taser Certification February 8 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Northern Durham Center 8 hrs
CJC-5020D Spanish for L.E. Feb. 8 – 12 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Northern Durham Center 30 hrs.
CJC5020AK Fair & Impartial Policing
(Attend one day &time)
Feb. 9 or
Feb. 11
8 a.m.–noon or
1–5 p.m.
Northern Durham Center 4 hrs
TBA Documenting the Incident
(Attend one day)
Feb. 10 or
Feb. 17
8 a.m.–5 p.m. Northern Durham Center 8 hrs
CJC-5005M Gang Awareness February 15 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Northern Durham Center 8 hrs
CJC-3952BB Bias Based Polcing February 16 1–5 p.m. Northern Durham Center 4 hrs
TBA Patrol* or Detention**
Patrol and Detention
February 17
February 18
8 a.m.–5 p.m.
8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Orange County Campus
Orange County Campus
18 hrs
TBA Standardized Field Sobriety Training Feb. 22
Feb. 23–24
8 a.m.–5 p.m.
1–10 p.m.
Northern Durham Center 24 hrs
TBA Patrol* or Detention**
Patrol and Detention
March 9
March 10
8 a.m.–5 p.m.
8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Orange County Campus
Orange County Campus
18 hrs
TBA Patrol* or Detention**
Patrol and Detention
March 30
March 31
8 a.m.–5 p.m.
8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Orange County Campus
Orange County Campus
18 hrs
TBA SUV Driving April 11 8 a.m.–8 p.m. Northern Durham Center 12 hrs
TBA Remedial Driving April 4–5 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Haw River 16 hrs
TBA PLI April 4–15 8 a.m.–5 p.m. OCC 80 hrs
TBA A.R.I.D.E. April 19–20 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Northern Durham Center 16 hrs
TBA Patrol* or Detention**
Patrol and Detention
April 20
April 21
8 a.m.–5 p.m.
8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Orange County Campus
Orange County Campus
18 hrs
TBA Patrol* or Detention**
Patrol and Detention
May 11
May 12
8 a.m.–5 p.m.
8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Orange County Campus
Orange County Campus
18 hrs
*Day 1 Patrol - Legal Update (4 hrs), JMST (2 hrs), and Body Worn Cameras (2 hrs)
**Day 1 Detention –Understanding PREA (4 hrs) and Career Survival (4 hrs)

Credit Courses

Learn more about the BLET program
CJC-100-201 Basic Law Enforcement Training Feb.–August 6:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. Northern Durham Center 19 hrs
CJC-100-601 Basic Law Enforcement Training April–August 6:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m. OCC 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 919-686-3653.

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.