Detention Officer Certification


This course is offered under guidelines and requirements as set forth by N.C. Sheriff’s Education and Training Standards Commission using lecture, demonstrations and practical exercises as methods of instruction by certified state instructors. Trainees must successfully pass State administered exam as well as demonstrate competency in all skill areas in order to be eligible for certification as a detention officer. Course total is 179 hours, which includes the State Comprehensive Examination.
Course Fee: $180 (Fee Waived for Public Safety Personnel)–Book Fee: none–CPR Card Fee: $4
Start Date
09-02-2019    M/T/W/Th/F      8 am – 6 pm (Class schedule will determine length of training day dependent upon the topic material), BLET Bldg. on campus

Questions?  For more information on pre-course requirements, please contact the School Director, Ken Hunter at 252-626-1738 or the Public Safety Coordinator, Kevin White, at  or 252-222-6201.