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


  • July 7, 2020
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

AC – ARMORERS COURSE (1 DAY) Learn how to safely use and maintain your weapon in a one day (8 hour) class. (To be eligible to take the Armorers Course you must be an active/retired law enforcement or military officer, private security, GLOCK Stocking Dealer/Range Program Employee or current GSSF member.) Register at GlockTraining.com $250.00 (more…)

Event Phone: 256-782-5918


  • July 20, 2020 - July 24, 2020
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

“Tactical Interviewing” July 20-24, 2020 8:30AM – 4:30PM JSU McClellan Center, Auditorium 100 Gamecock Drive, Anniston, AL 36205 **This training free to all law enforcement** To register please call 256-782-5918 Or visit our website at www.jsu.edu.ceo https://coned.jsu.edu/wconnect/CourseStatus.awp?&course=20CBPLE04 Participants will learn how to: o Improve skills in reading emotions and other nonverbal behaviors o Improve their (more…)

Event Phone: 205-759-3000


  • August 3, 2020 - August 4, 2020
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

August 3 – 4, 2020 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Hosted by the Law Enforcement Academy Tuscaloosa, class to be held at Northport City Hall **NO COST** Tuition Free thru MCTFT! Training provided through the Florida National Guard Counterdrug Training Program Register at: http://cpsireg.spcollege.edu/og_register.aspx?23944 Location: 7601 Robert Cardinal Airport Road, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 Contact: Sgt. (more…)

Event Phone: 205-759-3000


  • August 17, 2020 - August 18, 2020
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This 16-hour tuition-free Multijurisdictional Counterdrug Task Force Training course offers a different approach to combat the problem areas in your community and encourages officers to “think outside the box.” The methods taught have been proven effective, resulting in extremely successful investigations. This course is designed for law enforcement officers and will be especially beneficial for (more…)

Event Phone: 205-759-3000


  • August 24, 2020 - August 28, 2020
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

HANDGUN / SHOTGUN INSTRUCTOR The following are school-specific requirements This school compresses the handgun instructor school to 3 days and adds 2 days of shotgun instructor training. Student classroom presentations, concealed-carry training, and unconventional shooting positions are replaced with shotgun marksmanship and handling classroom presentations and range work. Shotgun drills include firing from cover, use (more…)

Event Phone: 205-759-3000


  • August 24, 2020
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Register at: http://cpsireg.spcollege.edu/og_register.aspx?24023 INTERVIEWS AND BODY LANGUAGE TECHNIQUES This tuition-free, 8-hour Multijurisdictional Counterdrug Task Force Training course will address techniques for assessing transnational offenders through knowledge of interview techniques, body language and eye patterns. At the conclusion of this course, the student will be able to apply successful interrogations techniques to detect deception or truthfulness (more…)

Event Phone: 205-759-3000


  • August 25, 2020 - August 27, 2020
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

4 Day Less Lethal Certification Program: This 4-day Instructor Certification Program is taught on an 8 hour/day basis and is designed for officers with a desire to obtain their less lethal instructor certification. Course includes both classroom and range exercises focusing on the history, nomenclature, applications, use of force considerations, training, and legalities of less lethal munitions, as (more…)

Event Phone: 205-759-3000


  • September 14, 2020 - September 18, 2020
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

PRECISION (SCOPED) RIFLE INSTRUCTOR The following are school-specific requirements. This school increases the abilities and knowledge of law enforcement firearm instructors involved in teaching long-range scoped rifle programs. Classroom presentations cover long-range rifle marksmanship fundamentals, tactical rifle handling, rifle shooting positions, zeroing a scoped rifle, the tactical use of cover and concealment, conducting practical long-range rifle (more…)

Event Phone: 205-759-3000


  • October 7, 2020 - October 9, 2020
    8:00 am - 5:00 pm

MOTOR-TAC is a tactical, problem-solving class for Motorcycle Officers.  Through positional techniques, weapons manipulations and unconventional cover, the class will give Motor Officers a new way to utilize their motorcycles in a high-threat environment, providing necessary officer safety techniques.  The class will cover firearms training from the saddle, low light training, injured shooter scenarios, focusing (more…)

Event Phone: 205-759-3000


  • October 13, 2020
    8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Instruction Objective/Goal:  This block of instruction is used and designed to provide guidance to the student on Community Policing. Desired Learning Objective/Sub-Goals: Understand Basic Community Policing Principles Understand what other strategies are associated with Community Policing Examine patrol and how it is designed to fit in the community Understand how we create the change models (more…)