International Association of Directors
of Law Enforcement Standards and Training
by Pursuing Excellence in Training
and the Development of Professional Standards.
High quality training
is the key to the success
of our Law Enforcement Officers.
Line of Duty Deaths and Injuries through
Innovative Training and Awareness.
IADLEST 2018 Conference
May 20th - 23rd
The National Decertification Index (NDI) is a national registry of certificate or license revocation actions related to officer misconduct as reported by participating state government agencies.
IADLEST launched the National Certification Program (NCP) to establish law enforcement training standards and "best practices" relating to improved professionalism and skill sets for our nations's first responders. NCP courses are recognized nationally and designed to count towards officers' mandatory in-service training requirements.
Access our standards here.
The National Law Enforcement Academy Resource Network (NLEARN) links all United States law enforcement training academies with a variety of vital resources and services. Join in with over 3,500 of your colleques: police instructors, academy personnel and patrol officers to get the most out of your training.
IADLEST offers additional services built to enhance and improve the framework of the training programs essential to the success of our nation’s law enforcement community. These services include Accreditation and Audit Services.
Our newest service is the National Instructor Certification Program.
No-Cost Technical Assistance and Training: Collaborative Reform Initative - Technical Assistance Center (CRI-TAC)
Is a transformational process that focuses on the human development of law enforcement. It addresses personal challenges many officers face, such as cynicism, identity, judgment, integrity, leadership and stress management.
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Data-Driven Approaches to Crime and Traffic Safety (DDACTS) integrates location-based crime and traffic data to establish effective and efficient methods for deploying law enforcement and other resources.
The "Crime Analysis for Chief Executives" two-day workshop seeks to assist top commanders in identifying how to support actionable analysis within their own departments and use that analysis to drive operations.
In 2017, IADLEST launched the National Training Program (NTP) to showcase the Nation’s BEST training in venues throughout the US. 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.
IADLEST and the Texas Department of Transportation have been collaborating to present agency-specific Data Driven Approaches to Crime & Traffic Safety planning and technical-assistance sessions throughout Texas. This program provides customized, agency workshops that focuses on their hot spots and other social harms at no cost to the agency.
Below 100 is an initiative to reduce police line-of-duty deaths to fewer than one hundred per year. The Five Tenets: