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Accredited Online Law Enforcement Training

TargetSolutions’ online law enforcement training delivers more than 250 dynamic courses designed to improve effectiveness in high-risk, low-frequency situations, achieve compliance and reduce liability. TargetSolutions is accepted for continuing education (CE) in numerous states and is available to departments seeking approval at the agency level.

Discover TargetSolutions’ approval status and applicable training hours by selecting your state in this interactive map:

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Continuing Education Requirements for Law Enforcement

TargetSolutions’ online training catalog for law enforcement agencies helps personnel improve the skills they need to perform effectively on the job and ensure safety. Whether you’re using TargetSolutions to satisfy continuing education standards or seeking professional development, TargetSolutions helps agencies streamline it all.

AlaskaAK – TargetSolutions offers 99 courses that are accepted by state agencies for the required 2 hours of Continuing Education (CE) due annually.
AlabamaAL – 6 of the 12 hours of mandated continuing education training can be completed through TargetSolutions at the discretion of the department and requires agency approval from the Alabama Peace Officers Standards and Training Commission (APOSTC).
ArkansasAR – 14 of the 16 hours of annual training can be completed with TargetSolutions upon agency approval and submittal to the Arkansas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards & Training (AR CLEST) for approval.
ArizonaAZ – 8 hours required for the Peace Officer license can be fulfilled by TargetSolutions at the department’s discretion. Training must be approved by the International Association of Directors of Law Enforcement Standards and Training (IADLEST) or sponsored and approved by the employing agency.



CaliforniaCA – The courses offered by TargetSolutions have not been approved by CA POST.
ColoradoCO – 24 hours of continuing education for the Peace Officer license can be taken through TargetSolutions upon the approval by either each agency head or the head of the training region.
ConnecticutCT – This state does not accept any online training at this time.
DelawareDE – 16 in-service hours are fulfillable through TargetSolutions pending approval by the employing agency.



District of ColumbiaDC – Approval information not available at this time.
FloridaFL – 40 hours of training from TargetSolutions is applicable depending on each employing agency’s approval of online courses.
GeorgiaGA – of the 80 hours of mandated training, 76 hours can be completed through TargetSolutions and is approved by Georgia Peace Officer Standards & Training (GA POST) if training is administered by a POST certified instructor, currently 243 courses for 173 hours.
HawaiiHI – Approval information not available at this time.



IowaIA – 36 hours of training can be completed with TargetSolutions courses at the discretion of the employing agency administrator.
IdahoID – 40 hours of Continuing Training must be approved by Idaho Peace Officer Standards & Training (ID POST).
IllinoisIL – The Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards Board (ILETSB) requires courses be pre-approved. The courses offered by TargetSolutions have not been approved by this state.
IndianaIN – 18 of the 24 CE hours that can be completed online are approved through TargetSolutions by the Law Enforcement Training Board (IN LETB). A total of 254 courses are approved for 188.5 hours.



KansasKS – of the 40 hours of annual required continuing education, 20 hours can be completed online with TargetSolutions courses if approved by the agency head or designee.
KentuckyKY – In-service Training hours must be approved by Kentucky Law Enforcement Council (KY KLEC). The courses offered by TargetSolutions have not been approved in Kentucky.
LouisianaLA – the Louisiana Peace Officer Standards and Training Council accepts TargetSolutions training hours if pre-approved by the agency head/training Instructor.
MassachusettsMA – 16 hours of TargetSolutions courses can be applied to the mandated 40 hours of continuing education if approved by the deploying agency.



MarylandMD – 6 of the 18 required training hours can be completed online with TargetSolutions if approved and submitted to the Maryland Police and Correctional Training Commissions (MD PCTC) by the training director.
MaineME – 18 hours of the total 38 hours of required training can be fulfilled through TargetSolutions with the approval by the employing agency and is at the discretion of the department.
MichiganMI – does not have required hours; only a firearms course with qualification due annually. TargetSolutions is approved by the state with 21 courses for 21 hours.
MinnesotaMN – 48 hours of CE can be completed with TargetSolutions and have been approved by the Minnesota Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training (MN POST). One hundred TargetSolutions courses are approved for 139 hours.



MissouriMO – 22 online training hours can be applied to the 24 CE hour credits with TargetSolutions courses that are approved by the Missouri Peace Officer Standards and Training Program (MOPOST). TargetSolutions is accepted with 248 courses for 182.5 hours.
MississippiMS – CE hours must be approved by Mississippi Board on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Training (MS BLEOST). The courses offered by TargetSolutions have not been reviewed and approved by MS BLEOST.
MontanaMT – CE hours must be approved by Montana Public Safety Officer Standards and Training (MT POST) Council. The courses offered by TargetSolutions have not been approved by this state.
North CarolinaNC – 24 CE hours can be completed through TargetSolutions if departments get the approval by the Department Head and administer it by an instructor that is certified by the North Carolina Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission.



North DakotaND – TargetSolutions offers 100 courses that can be applied to the permitted 20 hours of online training for the total 60 continuing education hours. These courses have been approved by the North Dakota Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST).
NebraskaNE – 10 of the 20 training hours can be fulfilled with TargetSolutions training based on the approval of individual police chiefs and sheriffs of law enforcement agencies.
New HampshireNH – 8 of continuing education for a certified police officer or corrections officer can be completed with TargetSolutions with the approval by the officer’s agency.
New JerseyNJ – The courses offered by TargetSolutions have not been approved by this state.



New MexicoNM – TargetSolutions courses are approved by the New Mexico Law Enforcement Academy (NMLEA) with 198 courses for 138.5 hours to fulfill 30 of the 40 mandated training hours.
NevadaNV – 12 CE hours can be completed with TargetSolutions’ 44 courses for 44 hours if approved and submitted to the Nevada Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (POST).
New YorkNY – continuing education requirements are at discretion of the agency and TargetSolutions can be utilized to meet these requirements with the approval by said agency.
OhioOH – renewal requirements for continuing professional training (CPT) are determined by the state’s budget and the Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission (OH OPOTC). TargetSolutions training can be applied to meet requirements if approved by the agency.



OklahomaOK – the 25 hours of required annual training can be completed with 114 of TargetSolutions’ courses that have been approved by the Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training (OK CLEET).
OregonOR – 84 hours of continuing education are fulfillable with TargetSolutions at each agency’s discretion. The Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training (OR DPSST) requires Training hours be approved by each agency.
PennsylvaniaPA – All courses must be pre-approved by the Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Commission (PA MPOETC). TargetSolutions currently does not offer any pre-approved continuing education for this license.
Rhode IslandRI – Rhode Island has no completion requirements for continuing education. Rhode Island Police Officers Commission on Standards and Training (RIPOST) does not approve online training.



South CarolinaSC – TargetSolutions offers 100 approved courses by CLEEC to fulfill the 40 hours of required training for the class 1 Law Enforcement Officer license.
South DakotaSD – 40 continuing education hours (CEH) can be completed by TargetSolutions at the discretion of the department and must be approved by the agency.
TennesseeTN – 32 of the 40 CEH for the Peace Officer license can be completed with TargetSolutions’ online training courses if approved by each agency’s submittal to the Tennessee Peace Officer Standards Training Commission (TN POST).
TexasTX – 80 hours of CEH can be fulfilled with TargetSolutions’ 98 approved courses by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE).



UtahUT – 40 hours of continuing education can be satisfied with TargetSolutions’ online courses if agency approval is given.
VirginiaVA – 40 hours of CE must be approved by one of the academies. TargetSolutions is currently approved for 10 courses for 10 hours.
VermontVT – 30 CEH are dependent on the employing agency to approve online training and TargetSolutions.
WashingtonWA – 24 CEH do not require approval by the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission (WSCJTC) and TargetSolutions can be utilized to satisfy CE requirements according to agency approval.



WisconsinWI – 12 of the required 24 hours of training can be completed with TargetSolutions’ online training. Course approval is up to each employing agency.
West VirginiaWV – 4 of 16 mandated CE hours can be completed online and TargetSolutions can help satisfy these hours depending on the approval of each law enforcement agency.
WyomingWY – 20 out of 40 CEH can be completed online with TargetSolutions and it is up to the employing agency if the officer is permitted to take TargetSolutions courses.



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