National Law Enforcement Telecommunications System 1.0

National Law Enforcement Telecommunications System 1.0 

The National Law Enforcement Telecommunications System (NLETS) is the officer's primary nationwide method by which law enforcement officers inquire and report such information as driver's license data, vehicle, boat, and aircraft registration, and other information. This course is designed to introduce you to the system and to give you a basic understanding of its history, structure, and functions, along with basic guidelines for radio and NLETS messaging.


Hours: 1.00


Certificates provided by accrediting body (3 Match)

Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training


Relias Learning is a continuing education sponsor as approved by the Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training. This course National Law Enforcement Telecommunications System 1.0, 10397-0132 has been approved by the POST Board for continuing education credit. Peace officers who successfully complete this course will receive 1.00 hours of continuing education.

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Indiana Law Enforcement Academy


This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Oklahoma Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training


This class has been accredited by the Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training for 1.00 hours of mandatory continuing education credit. Regarding any law enforcement concepts, practices, methods, techniques, products, or devices as might be taught, promoted, or otherwise espoused in outside schools or seminars, there is no intent, expressed or implied, that ‘accreditation’ indicates or in any way conveys ‘CLEET approval’ of such concepts, practices, methods, techniques, products, or devices, unless such approval is explicitly stated by CLEET.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-PS-0-NLETS
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 6/30/2022
Learning Objectives:
Recall the history of NLETS.
Identify the structure of the NLETS system.
Choose the types and structure of NLETS messages.
List the categories of information available through NLETS.
Recite the major members and users of NLETS.
Apply proper radio protocol.

I. Introduction A. OSS - Academy® B. Navigating this Course C. About This Course D. Learning Objectives II. History of NLETS A. History of NLETS B. History of NLETS - Current Applications C. NLETS - The First 40 Years D. An Interesting Fact III. NLETS Structure A. NLETS & State Operating Manuals B. An Interesting Fact IV. Types of Information Available A. Types of Information Available B. An Interesting Fact V. Communicating with Canada A. Types of Information Available B. Communicating with Canada C. An Interesting Fact VI. Communicating with Mexico A. Communicating with Mexico VII. Radio Communication A. Radio Communication - Practice Excellence VIII. Conclusion A. Summary B. References C. Congratulations

Expert Reviewer: OSS Law Enforcement Advisors
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Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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