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Tarboro Rotary Supports BLET at ECC

The Tarboro Rotary Club recently contributed $2,000 to the Basic Law Enforcement Training program at Edgecombe Community College. The funds will support scholarships for BLET students. From left are Tarboro Rotary and ECC officials Tom Thorne, Eddie Stocks, Dr. Greg McLeod, Bernie Taylor, and Greg Sessoms.

Fourteen Complete BLET at ECC

Fourteen cadets graduated from Edgecombe Community College’s 13th Basic Academy of Basic Law Enforcement Training on November 7. The graduation ceremony featured comments by Joseph Roach, cadet in the 13th Basic Academy, and Michael Conwell, platoon leader of the 13th Basic Academy. Graduates and their agencies are: Keshawn Best, Edenton Police Department Lindsay Brand, UNC […]

Instructor Completes Advising Academy

Ryan Cox, Criminal Justice department chair at Edgecombe Community College, recently completed the Advising Leadership Academy hosted by the North Carolina Community College System Office. During the yearlong intensive training, participants were required to attend four professional development sessions and complete a yearlong Moodle course. Moodle is the primary course management system used for the […]

Golden Seniors Strengthen BLET

The Tarboro-Edgecombe Golden Seniors Club recently presented $250 to Edgecombe Community College to support students in the Basic Law Enforcement Training program. From left are Lynwood Roberson, executive director of the ECC Foundation; Bernie Taylor, BLET school director; John Walker, club president; and Dr. Greg McLeod, ECC president.

Students Learn About Careers in Corrections

Officers from Nash Correctional Institution recently visited a criminal justice class at Edgecombe Community College to discuss careers in criminal justice. Shown with the students are (l-r) Instructor Ryan Cox, Sgt. McLeod, Special Risks Groups Sgt. Randle (4th from left), and Programs Director Wilson (far right). ECC offers a two-year degree in criminal justice and […]

K-9 Officers Complete Training

Four officers recently completed a Basic K-9 Handler class at Edgecombe Community College. The 340-hour class was held in partnership with East Coast Canine. Graduates are (l-r) Justin Jones, Morehead City Police Department; George Martin, Halifax County Sheriff’s Office; Bryan Murphy, Halifax County Sheriff’s Office; and Brandon Stroud, Rocky Mount Police Department.

Three Complete Detention Officer Academy

Three officers completed the recent Basic Academy for Detention Officer Certification at Edgecombe Community College. From left are Lauryn Clark, Edgecombe County Sheriff’s Office; Natasha Williams, Lenoir County Sheriff’s Office; and Eddie Cannon, Lenoir County Sheriff’s Office. Randall Smith (right) is director of the Detention Officer Certification Course School. The five-week course consists of 186 […]

Twenty-one Complete BLET at ECC

Edgecombe Community College has graduated its largest class of Basic Law Enforcement Training cadets in the program’s history. On March 8, twenty-one cadets graduated from ECC’s 12th Basic Academy of Basic Law Enforcement Training. All but several of the graduates have been hired and will be taking their oaths of office soon. The college’s first […]

Seven Complete Paramedic Training at ECC

Seven students graduated from Edgecombe Community College’s Paramedic program on January 17. The graduation ceremony featured comments by Dr. Patrick Heins, president of ECU Health Edgecombe Hospital and a member of the ECC Board of Trustees. The one-year Paramedic program includes classroom instruction, clinical rotations, and an EMS field internship. Upon successful completion of the […]

Tarboro Rotary Strengthens ECC Public Safety

The Tarboro Rotary Club recently contributed $4,000 to Edgecombe Community College public safety programs. The organization holds an annual Field of Honor fundraiser, and a portion of proceeds from the event support the college’s fire/EMS and basic law enforcement training programs. Each program received $2,000. From left are ECC President Dr. Greg McLeod, who serves […]