We are happy to offer continuing education for law enforcement professionals in Tuscaloosa, the surrounding area, and throughout the State.  You can find the courses and dates for those that have been scheduled as Continuing Education Courses offered at LEAT.

Register online by clicking on the link or contact the Academy at (205) 759-3000.  Several classes have multiple dates available.  Please note: All classes begin at 0800 hrs unless otherwise noted.

Event Phone: 205-759-3000


  • June 14, 2021 - June 18, 2021
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

 **TO REGISTER, VISIT WWW.FORENSICPIECES.COM OR CALL US AT (850) 332-0141** $595.00 per student This comprehensive five-day course is designed for crime scene investigators, detectives, crime laboratory analysts and others in the field of forensic science that have the basic training and skills for shooting crime scene examinations.  This course will assist law enforcement officers in (more…)

Event Phone: 205-759-3000


  • June 21, 2021 - June 22, 2021
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This two-day course focuses on developing Instructor skills necessary for transitioning personnel from traditional iron sights to the pistol mounted electronic optics – Red Dot Sights. Like all Defense Technology Training Academy firearms courses, it is designed to enhance the student’s abilities to create, present and conduct safe and relevant firearms training for personnel in (more…)

Event Phone: 205-759-3000


  • July 8, 2021
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Registration: Registration instructions are attached, forward to students interested in registering for the course. All registration for this course closes 7 days in advance unless it becomes full earlier. Upon enrolling in the course, a voucher will automatically be deducted from the student’s agency account. Anyone wanting to access the system must first have an (more…)

Event Phone: 205-759-3000


  • July 13, 2021 - July 14, 2021
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Training Announcement Advanced Roadside Impaired Driving Enforcement (ARIDE) Training offers additional information to law enforcement officers on detecting impairment caused by more than just alcohol. Once an officer completes the training he/she will be more proficient with the 3 test battery of the SFST (HGN, WAT, OLS), as well as a broader knowledge of drug (more…)

Event Phone: 205-759-3000


  • July 15, 2021
    8:00 am - 12:00 pm

The Alabama Impaired Driving Enforcement Program will be conducting Standardized Field Sobriety Testing (SFST) Refresher Training TRAINING DATES: July 5th, 2021 TRAINING TIMES: 0800 – 1200p TRAINING SITE: Law Enforcement Academy Tuscaloosa This course will refresh your skills in evaluating impaired driving suspects, from the initial observation of the vehicle to the arrest and processing (more…)

Event Phone: 205-759-3000


  • July 15, 2021
    1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Training Announcement The Alabama Impaired Driving Enforcement Program will be conducting training on Recognizing Cannabis Impairment TRAINING DATES: July 15th, 2021 TRAINING TIMES: 1300hrs – 1700hrs TRAINING SITE: Law Enforcement Academy Tuscaloosa This class is designed to teach officers about cannabis impairment-related driving cues. We will examine field sobriety tests that reveal behaviors commonly observed (more…)

Event Phone: 205-759-3000


  • August 9, 2021 - August 12, 2021
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Loyd Baker (205) 464-8691 – contact for site location and more information, free on sight room and board available COURSE LENGTH: 24 Hours (3 Days) 04 Hours Classroom 20 Hours Practical COURSE OVERVIEW This course prepares the individual officer with the knowledge, skills and abilities needed when responding to a critical incident involving active killing, (more…)

Event Phone: 205-759-3000


  • August 9, 2021 - August 11, 2021
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This course prepares the individual officer with the knowledge, skills and abilities needed when responding to a critical incident involving active killing, in the single officer capacity. Our program focuses on enlightened conservation of the single officer response. We emphasize problem solving while utilizing fundamental tactics and techniques that are simple, effective and repeatable. These (more…)

Event Phone: 205-759-3000


  • August 25, 2021 - August 27, 2021
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

                           **TO REGISTER VISIT WWW.FORENSICPIECES.COM OR CALL US AT (850) 332-0141** $595.00 per student   The first three days of this course will be devoted to basic crime scene photography, followed by an advanced section for the last two days. This course is specifically designed for anyone who is tasked with the responsibility of having (more…)

Event Phone: 205-248-4860


  • September 8, 2021 - September 9, 2021
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

FBI Firearms Instructor UPDATE – September 8-9, 2021 There is no charge for this class. Class size is limited to 14 students. You must be a current FBI Firearms Instructor to attend this course. This class fills fast! Please contact me to register. Tuscaloosa Police Department Firing Range Contact Sgt. Tim Guy at 205-248-4860 to (more…)