Programs See 100% Pass Rate

The Spring semester saw major academic changes, for both students and faculty at Sampson Community College. With nearly all programs forced to move online, clinical locations for healthcare programs restricting access from students, and the Basic Law Enforcement (BLET) program scrambling to find locations for several pieces of training, instructors and students were left uncertain….

SCC BLET Achieves 100 Percent Passing Rate

When the decision was made to alter the format of Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) at Sampson Community College, several conscious decisions were made to improve the learning experience of future students. Recruits were given more time for studying and review, and an emphasis was placed on professionalism. Those alterations proved to have paid off…

New SCC BLET Director Takes the Reins

There’s a new Sheriff in town. Not literally, but there is a new Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) Director at Sampson Community College. Anthony Davis, who also serves as the Clinton Police Department’s Assistant Chief of Police is now the college’s new leader of the BLET program as well. Davis is hoping that his background…

SCC’s BLET Program Helps Protect and Serve

Building a strong team of first responders is important for any community. Fortunately, at Sampson Community College, this is one of the many things it does well. As the date draws near for the next Basic Law Enforcement Training Academy, instructors are urging those interested to begin their career path today. “This is your chance…

New BLET Classes Start at SCC

Each cycle, Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) students at Sampson Community College are anxious to receive training that will allow them to serve and protect the communities we live in. This new year is no different as BLET gets underway at SCC. “This class will have 36-blocks of instruction,” says SCC BLET Director, Jennifer Wiley….

BLET Program Offers Chance to Help Others

Sampson Community College is committed to teaching and sending out the best employees possible for this community. Nowhere is this more important to the livelihood of residents than its training for law enforcement officers who keep us safe. Therefore, Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) is a very important program at SCC. “For more than three…

SCC Course Hits Highest-Ever Female Enrollment

[Clinton, N.C.] – When you find yourself in an emergency and need help, you don’t have time to care about whether the person who comes to your aid is male or female, you just need the help. Apparently, students enrolling in Sampson Community College’s Basic Law Enforcement Training course have gotten the message. “This is…

BLET Training Drives Home Safety

[Clinton, N.C.] – Law enforcement officers face potential danger on a daily basis. From showing up to domestic situations without knowing what they will find to dealing with violent criminals to everyday misdemeanors, officers see it all. One area that is often overlooked when considering such dangers is simply driving while on the job. Sampson…

BLET Director Brings Training Home

 [Clinton, N.C.] – Sampson Community College is known for having developed some of the best law enforcement officers in the area through its Criminal Justice Technology and Basic Law Enforcement training programs. One way to keep up this reputation is to ensure that those who provide that training stay at the top of their game…

Coffee Serves Up More Than Conversation

[Clinton, N.C.] – A chance meeting is all it takes sometimes. Tony Gonzalez only came out to Sampson Community College’s first-ever Coffee with a Cop event two years ago out of curiosity. While he was there, he met a dog from a police canine unit, a meeting that happened to be photographed and published by…

All Roads Lead to SCC for Local Trooper

For State Highway patrolman Bryan Smith, it’s not enough to make sure drivers are educated and safe on North Carolina roads. For him, it’s also important to teach future officers the fundamentals that will serve the same purpose off the road. Smith, who protects our roads full time, also serves as an instructor for Sampson…