International Association of Directors of Law Enforcement Standards and Training

The Committed Catalyst for Law Enforcement Improvement

The International Association of Directors of Law Enforcement Standards and Training (IADLEST) is an international organization of training managers and executives dedicated to the improvement of public safety personnel. IADLEST serves as the national forum of Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST) agencies, boards, and commissions as well as statewide training academies throughout the United States.

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Nationally Certified Training
  National Certification Catalog
  Since June 1st, 2015 IADLEST has been certifying courses as part of our National Certification Program. You can find those courses by clicking here and choosing the filter for IADLEST National Certifications. Classroom and in-person courses can be found by clicking here.

 Rubric for in-person courses:
  In-Person Courses

  Rubric for online courses:
  Online Courses

     National Training Programs

These courses have earned the NCP seal for quality delivery and student satisfaction. They have been independently reviewed and assessed and meet the “best practices” standards for law enforcement training.

  Blue Courage
  Blue Courage is a transformational process that focuses on the human development of law enforcement professionals.
  NEW!! Join us in a 4-day Certification Course! Click here for dates & locations.

National Decertification Index
A searchable national registry of certificate or license actions related to officer misconduct.

Would you like to know more about the NDI?  Click here to read our FAQ.

Data-Driven Approaches to Crime and Traffic Safety (DDACTS) is an effective, predictive, location-based policing approach to crime and traffic safety that delivers law enforcement services at the right place and at the right time.

The National Law Enforcement Academy Resource Network (NLEARN) links all United States law enforcement training academies and provides a variety of resource services.

   Large Truck & Bus Traffic Enforcement
  Establishes the importance of having municipal and other local law enforcement officers actively engaged in enforcing moving and equipment violations   associated with large trucks, buses, and other commercial vehicles.


2018 IADLEST Conference

May 20-23, 2018
Boston, Massachusetts

Register HERE
Learn about the National Certification Program

Click on the logo to launch the NCP website
Below 100 is an initiative to reduce police line-of-duty deaths to fewer than one hundred per year.

The Five Tenets:
  • Wear Your Belt
  • Wear Your Vest
  • Watch Your Speed
  • WIN—What’s Important Now?
  • Remember: Complacency Kills!

    Learn more at:   Below 100


    Tuition-FREE online training program on police pursuit.
    In this one-hour lesson your will achieve the following objectives:

    • Discuss US Supreme Court decisions and State-specific statutes that have impacted and governed vehicular pursuit operations

    • Discuss the components of the IACP vehicular pursuit policy guide

    • Compare your agency’s current pursuit policy with the IACP pursuit guidelines

    • Develop an action plan for your agency that supports vehicular pursuit operations and addresses any weak or missing areas within the current pursuit policy

    Online Pursuit Policy Workshop

    IADLEST is the winner of the 2013 Communicator Award of Distinction for Interactive Media for Corporate Training!!



    2015 Military Police Reciprocity Handbook
                                 The IADLEST has developed this reciprocity manual as a resource to law enforcement training managers and others interested in the different states’ requirements for peace officer certification for qualified, experienced officers who received their law enforcement training elsewhere.  Now Available


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    2015 Law Enforcement Reciprocity Handbook

    The IADLEST Reciprocity Handbook is an invaluable resource for academy directors, personnel managers, counselors and students, as well as experienced police officers considering new employment in another state.  Now Available.


         IADLEST National Certification Program Assessment Rubrics

    Those individuals wanting to submit materials to be assessed for National Certification should review the rubrics. The first step is to conduct a thorough self-review. Then the training provider should fix or strengthen any deficiencies before submitting.

    Rubric for in-person courses:  In Person Rubric

    Rubric for online courses: Online Courses

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    IADLEST Training Template for Submission to P.O.S.T. Agency

    The IADLEST Training Template can to be used to submit vendor-designed courses for law enforcement training to the states. Use the Template to document your course.  Now available for download.

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