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Law Enforcement Officer Basic

The Law Enforcement Officer Basic (LEOB) Course is an intensive 12-week course which is offered three times a year. The course is accredited by the Public Safety Officer Standards and Training (POST) Council and conducted on campus by Staff and Adjunct Instructors.

Topics covered include, but are not limited to, the following areas of instruction:

  • Law & Criminal Procedure
    • US Bill of Rights
    • US Constitutional Law
    • Montana Constitutional Law
    • Montana Code Annotated
  • Human Behavior & Social Interaction
    • Ethics, Sexual Harassment, Diversity
    • Fair & Impartial Policing
    • Crisis Intervention Training
  • Patrol Operations
    • Patrol Readiness
    • Police Vehicle Operations
    • Mental Illness & Mental Health First Aid
  • Traffic Enforcement
    • DUI Enforcement
    • Crash Investigation
  • Investigations
    • Sexual Assault
    • Domestic Violence
    • Dangerous Drugs & Computer Crime
    • Human Trafficking & Child Crimes
    • Missing Juveniles & Indigenous Persons
  • Survival Skills
    • Firearms Instruction
    • Defensive Tactics
    • Appropriate Use of Force Continuum
  • Health & Wellness
    • Physical Fitness & Nutrition
    • Critical Incident Stress Management
    • CPR/AED & Stop the Bleeding


Individuals must be hired by a Montana law enforcement agency before they can attend the Law Enforcement Officer Basic Course.

For reservations and registration, please contact:

Debbie Murray, Administrative Assistant
Phone: (406) 444-9950
E-mail: [email protected]

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