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Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy


March 30 - April 2, 2015


Start/End Time(s)

8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily



Sullivan County Sheriff’s Office Training Center

229 Shipley Ferry Road

Blountville, TN 37617



Brian Grisham

Ray Farris

Ben Wrather

Eugene Fitzhugh




This course is designed to train the following personnel on courtroom security:  judges, sheriffs, county administrators, county executives, county commissioners, district attorneys, bailiffs, clerks and other law enforcement personnel assigned to courthouse and courtroom security.  This 32-hour course will provide training in various areas to include Nature of Court Security Threats, Legal Issues in Court Security, Security Planning Procedures and Architectural Considerations, High Risk Trials, Weapons and Bombs, Protection of Personnel at Risk, Sequestered Juries and Public Information and Media, Defensive Tactics, Weapon Retention, and Scenario Based Training.  A block of CSA, Mental Health, and EVO will be included as well.



State Agencies – $120

County & Local Agencies – $100



32 hours



Student must complete eight (8) hours of firearms elsewhere to satisfy the statutorily mandated 40-hour basic training for all newly appointed court officers (after July 1, 2007).



Officers will be required to bring a duty belt, tennis shoes, mouth protection, and groin protection.


To Register

If your department has been activated on the Acadis Portal, you can register via the Portal by clicking HERE. Log in and go to the Training & Events tab.


Or you can fill out the paper form and return to Kim Moss at:


or mail to: 3025 Lebanon Pike, Nashville, TN 37214

or fax to 615.741.3366


Fill-in Form

Printable Form


Other Notes

Maximum number of students is 35.



For additional information on TLETA programs, please contact us at (615) 741-4448 or email us at: