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Nebraska Crime Commission

Commission on Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice

218th Basic Training Session

Neb. Rev. §81-1414 (6)(g) established a 16 week limit on employment as a noncertified conditional officer. The Police Standards Advisory Council has the ability to hear a request for an extension of this mandate. The extension, if granted, cannot exceed 16 additional weeks. 

To be eligible to request such an extension, the following requirements must be met. The change in status form must be submitted within 7 days of the hiring (it may be submitted before actual appointment); immediately apply for admission to the next basic training session; and/or the Training Center denied the applicant’s admission based on class size limitations. 

This hiring timeline does not apply to an individual hired as a Trainee. However, a Trainee cannot work as a law enforcement officer until they have completed certification training. 

All application packets must be complete and submitted within 21 days of hiring and or appointment. Failure to submit completed packets within the time frame may result in denial of admission for the applicant. 

In order to be in compliance with §81-1414 (6)(g), an applicant should not be appointed as a noncertified conditional officer prior to 16 weeks before the end date of the course.  

NLETC PRET Date: July 31, 2024 (Date subject to change.)

If your student requires a dorm room (free of charge) the night before testing, contact NLETC at 308-385-6030.

Link: Application for Basic Training (PACKETS DUE JULY 26, 2024)

Equipment: Upon acceptance into the basic session this information will be provided..

Start Date: 8/25/2024      Start Time: 4:00PM

16 Week curriculum - 626 Hours          

End Date: 12/12/2024

Tuition: Lodging and meals as applicable. Fee Schedule    

Class Limit: 50

Location: NLETC


Coordinator: Deputy Director Gene Boner

Prerequisite: None

Sunday, August 25, 2024 - 4:00pm to Thursday, December 12, 2024 - 11:00am