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Basic Law Enforcement Academy (BLEA) Course #0100

The upper portion of this page contains the BLEA Registration Packet, the lower portion of the page contains the current schedule and certification forms. The 720-hour Basic Academy curriculum is designed to provide recruit officers with the basic knowledge and skills necessary for safe, proper and effective law enforcement service. Instructional blocks include: Criminal Law and Procedures; Traffic Enforcement; Cultural Awareness; Communication Skills; EVOC; Firearms; Crisis Intervention; Patrol Procedures; Criminal Investigation and Defensive Tactics. Please view the specifics on the Physical Ability Test (PDF format).


BLEA Academy Schedule FY 2018 PDF - Rev. 15 - 02.20.18
BLEA Academy Schedule FY 2019 PDF - Rev. 06 - 02.23.18

BLEA 720 Hour Core Block Syllabus

Prerequisite: This course is designed for Law Enforcement personnel only.
Cost:

FY 2018 BLEA Cost-Share

The Legislature mandated a 25% (plus ammunition) cost-share for all each recruit. The sponsoring agency will be billed after the first day of class and payment is expected prior to graduation. Non-mandated agencies are responsible for the full-cost, to include lodging and meals. Please see the following description:

Mandated Agencies: City, County, State Universities, Dept. of Fish & Wildlife, Railroad 

Non-Mandated Agencies:
Tribal Police, Gambling Commission, Liquor & Cannabis Board, WA State Parks & Recreation, Arson Investigators, DNR and Reserves. Please contact the BLEA Registrar for any questions regarding session costs.

Lodging Eligibility: Academy recruits whose "home agency" exceeds forty (40) miles, from the Criminal Justice Training Center are considered non-commuting attendees. These students are therefore eligible to receive lodging and meal services provided by the WSCJTC, as outlined in RCW 43.101.200 (2). Recruits who do not meet eligibility requirements for lodging may request to be placed on "non-mandated" status at the time of application. Meal cards can be purchases separately and will be direct-billed to the sponsoring agency.

Registration Packet:
APPLICATION PACKET: Please check below for form revisions

The contents of the Basic Law Enforcement Academy (BLEA) registration packet are listed below. Be sure to download each file, as ALL forms are required to be considered during the selection process. If you have any questions, please contact the Registrar, Alma Perez Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , Phone: 206.835.7299

 

BLEA - BLEEA Application Form CJ-1250
*Updated 11/06/17

 

Physical Ability Test (PAT)

BLEA PAT Guidelines (PDF)


Fitness Attire:
Navy blue shorts (no more than 3" above knee) and/or sweatpants, white crew neck t-shirt, white socks and cross-training/running shoes. Please review updated uniform standard below; 

White crew neck t-shirt: Apply 2” BLACK block letters with the student’s last name across the front chest and between the back shoulder blades.

Navy blue sweatshirt (OPTIONAL): Apply 2” WHITE block letters with the student’s last name across the front chest and between the back shoulder blades.


Per Commission standards, participants in other attire will not be allowed to participate unless pre-approval has been granted by Basic Training Division Commander or designee.


PAT FAILURE INSTRUCTIONS

Agencies will be notified via email of PAT failures within two (2) business days. Agency representatives must contact the Registrar if they wish to re-enroll the recruit for the next available session. If the recruit has not retested within 30 days, a new application packet (including Form CJ-1251) will be required.

Acceptance Packet: The agency will receive a registration notification via e-mail for the selected applicant(s) once the selection process is finalized. Selection dates are listed on the schedule below.
BLEA Registrar: Registrar (Basic Training Division) 
Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
Phone: (206) 835.7299
Address: Criminal Justice Training Commission (WSCJTC) 
19010 1st Avenue South
Burien, WA 98148
Front Desk: 206.835.7300 
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The following forms ARE NOT part of the BLEA registration packet and must be submitted via email to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

 

 

Session Session
Title
Selection
Date
PT Test
Date
Tac/Asst. Tac Start & End Date Location Status/Cost/Downloads
BLEA 765 Basic Law Enforcement Academy (BLEA), Course #0100 12/14/2017 12/28/2017 @ 10:00AM R. Hicks / M. McGee Jan 09 -May 16, 2018 WSCJTC
19010 1st Avenue South
Burien WA 98148
In Progress  / None  

765 Schedule
Session dates changed 101917 AP
BLEA 766 Basic Law Enforcement Academy (BLEA), Course #1000 01/25/2018 02/01/2018 @ 10:00AM D. Daddato / H. Whapeles Feb 13 -Jun 20, 2018 Spokane Police Academy
2302 N Waterworks St.
Spokane WA 99212
In Progress  / None  

Session dates changed 101917 AP
BLEA 767 Basic Law Enforcement Academy (BLEA), Course #0100 02/19/18 02/14/18 S. Grossfeld / S. Wells Feb 21 -Jun 28, 2018 CJTC
19010 1st Ave South
Burien WA 98418
In Progress  / None  

767 Schedule
BLEA 768 Basic Law Enforcement Academy (BLEA), Course #0100 02/20/2018 02/28/2018 @ 10:00AM S. Kessler / J. Eshom Mar 13 -Jul 19, 2018 WSCJTC
190101st Avenue South
Burien WA 98148
In Progress  / None  

768 Schedule
PAT date revised 121917 VJW Session number revised 010818 vjw
BLEA 769 Basic Law Enforcement Academy (BLEA), Course #0100 4/03/2018 04/11/2018 @ 10:00AM S. Bennett / R. Hicks Apr 24 -Aug 31, 2018 WSCJTC
19010 1st Avenue South
Burien WA 98148
In Progress  / None  

Session number revised 010818 vjw Revised PAT 022818/Grad dates 020518 vjw
BLEA 770 Basic Law Enforcement Academy (BLEA), Course #0100 05/15/2018 5/24/2018 @ 10:00AM J. Eshom / J. Winters Jun 05 -Oct 10, 2018 WSCJTC
19010 1st Avenue South
Burien WA 98148
Full  / None  

Session number revised 010818 vjw Revised PAT date 022818 vjw
BLEA 771 Basic Law Enforcement Academy (BLEA), Course #0100 06/05/2018 06/13/2018 @ 10:00 AM M. McGee / S. Grossfeld Jun 26 -Oct 31, 2018 WSCJTC
19010 1st Avenue South
Burien WA 98148
Full  / None  

Session number changed 010818 vjw Revised PAT date 0201518 vjw
BLEA 772 Basic Law Enforcement Academy (BLEA), Course #0100 7/03/2018 7/11/2018 W. Davis / TBD Jul 24 -Nov 30, 2018 WSCJTC 19010 1st Avenue South
19010 1st Avenue South
Burien WA 98148
Full  / None  

Session number revised 010818 vjw
BLEA 773 Basic Law Enforcement Academy (BLEA), Course #0100 07/17/18 7/24/2018 @ 10:00 AM D. Daddato / H. Whapeles Aug 07 -Dec 14, 2018 Spokane Police Academy
2302 N Waterworks St.
Spokane WA 99212
Open  / None  

BLEA 774 Basic Law Enforcement Academy (BLEA), Course #0100 07/31/18 08/08/18 @ 10:00 AM TBD Aug 23, 2018 -Jan 03, 2019 WSCJTC
19010 1st Ave S
Burien WA 98148
Full  / None  

Revised PAT date 020518 vjw
BLEA 775 Basic Law Enforcement Academy (BLEA), Course #0100 08/28/18 09/05/18 @ 10:00am TBD Sep 18, 2018 -Jan 29, 2019 WSCJTC
19010 1st Ave S.
Burien WA 98148
Open  / None