The mission of IADLEST is to research, develop, and share information, ideas and innovations which assist states in establishing effective and defensible standards for employment and training of law enforcement officers, and, in those states where dual responsibility exists, correctional personnel.
IADLEST is an association of standards and training managers and leaders. Its primary focus is criminal justice standards and training. To the extent that the focus and the values promoted thereby can be furthered and shared, all training professionals are welcome as members.
IADLEST offers its members an opportunity to meet with other training and standards managers to exchange ideas, seek advice, and to compare progress. Members receive the products of IADLEST projects, national policy input, and innovations in criminal justice standards and training.