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FLETA Board Grants Reaccreditation to the FRB BLEC

For Immediate Release

FLETA Board Grants Reaccreditation to the FRB BLEC

The Federal Law Enforcement Training Accreditation (FLETA) Board is pleased to announce it granted reaccreditation status to the Federal Reserve System, Federal Reserve Basic Law Enforcement Course (BLEC) at the November 16, 2023, meeting.

The purpose of the BLEC is to provide training to basic entry level law enforcement officers who work in a Federal Bank infrastructure protection environment. The training includes the protection of the people, assets, and property of the Federal Reserve System. The BLEC is 36 instructional days and consists of 219 hours of instruction. The average number of students per iteration of the program is 12.

The FLETA Board is the accrediting body for all federal law enforcement training and support programs. To achieve accreditation, training organizations submit to an independent review of their program and/or academy to ensure compliance with the FLETA Standards and Procedures in the areas of Administration, Training Staff, Training Development, and Training Delivery. Accreditation is a cyclical process occurring every five years. Each year, training organizations must submit annual reports in preparation for reaccreditation, which is a new and independent review of the program/academy.