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National Law Enforcement Training

For over 125 years, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) has earned a reputation of excellence in policing. Our officers are fully trained in law enforcement techniques, conflict management and community relations. It is the unique combination of these skills, coupled with a sincere belief in justice, that has made the RCMP the pride of Canada and a highly respected police force worldwide.

The past few years have seen a significant increase in requests for training from outside law enforcement agencies hoping to capitalize on the expertise of the RCMP. In response to these requests, the RCMP established the National Law Enforcement Training Unit (NLET). Located at the RCMP Academy, "Depot" Division in Regina, Saskatchewan, this unit is dedicated to providing the same quality training to interested agencies that the RCMP provides to its own members.

Over 5,000 people have completed training through NLET. Our Canadian clients include federal, provincial, and municipal government agencies, as well as tribal police services. However, we have trained law enforcement agencies from countries throughout the world, including Spain, Haiti and the US. We will also be expanding the amount of specialized RCMP training available to outside police forces.

Although most training is conducted at the RCMP Academy, "Depot" Division, we have offered courses elsewhere. We have offered training in every major Canadian city from Vancouver to St. John's, from Toronto to Iqaluit, and everywhere in between. We regularly make use of the facilities of the Coast Guard College in Sydney, Revenue Canada College in Rigaud, and NAV Canada in Cornwall. Internationally, courses delivered at the New Jersey State Police Academy, the Wyoming Law Enforcement Academy, the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training facilities, the Illinois Regional Institute for Community Policing, and the Fort Wayne Regional Community Policing Unit in Indiana, all received high praise from participants. Many courses are specifically designed to be taught wherever facilities exist.

We are dedicated to meeting the individual needs and budgets of agencies worldwide. We are prepared to work with these agencies to do a needs assessment and customize a course to suit their unique training requirements. The unit operates on a cost recovery basis, which enables organizations to get the maximum value for their training dollars.

If you have any questions, please contact the National Law Enforcement Training Unit. We look forward to seeing you soon at the RCMP Academy, "Depot" Division, and we hope you will have a pleasant and productive stay.