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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. Please note, accreditation can vary in each region. Check with your state for the most current training hour requirements. 

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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.

AlabamaAL – 6 of the 12 hours of mandated continuing education 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). 24 TargetSolutions courses are currently pre-approved.
AlaskaAK – TargetSolutions offers 123 courses that are accepted by state agencies for the required 2 hours of continuing education due annually.
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 (24 TargetSolutions courses are pre-approved).



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 (with 24 pre-approved courses) 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 – 6 in-service hours are fulfillable through TargetSolutions pending approval by the employing agency – with 24 TargetSolutions courses pre-approved.



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 (24 TargetSolutions courses are pre-approved).
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.



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 278 courses are approved for 212.5 hours.
IowaIA – 36 hours of training can be completed with TargetSolutions courses at the discretion of the employing agency administrator (with 24 TargetSolutions courses pre-approved).



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 (24 TargetSolutions courses are pre-approved).
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 (24 TargetSolutions courses are pre-approved).
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 (24 TargetSolutions courses are pre-approved).



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.
MassachusettsMA – 16 hours of TargetSolutions courses can be applied to the mandated 40 hours of continuing education if approved by the deploying agency.
MichiganMI – does not have required hours; only a firearms course with qualification due annually. TargetSolutions is approved by the state with 45 courses for 45 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). A total of 124 TargetSolutions courses are approved for 163 hours.



MississippiMS –CE hours must be approved by Mississippi Board on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Training (MS BLEOST). 24 courses offered by TargetSolutions are pre-approved.
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 (MO POST). TargetSolutions is accepted with 270 courses for 204.5 hours.
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.
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. 24 TargetSolutions courses are pre-approved by the NE Law Enforcement Training Commission.



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 HampshireNH – 8 of continuing education for a certified police or corrections officer can be completed with TargetSolutions with the approval by the officer’s agency. 24 TargetSolutions courses are pre-approved by the NH Board of Police Officer Standards and Training (POST).
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.



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.
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 124 courses that can be applied to the permitted 44 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).
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 – with 24 courses currently approved.



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 (with 24 TargetSolutions courses pre-approved).
PennsylvaniaPA – all courses must be pre-approved by the Pennsylvania Municipal Police Officers Education and Training Commission (PA MPOETC). TargetSolutions currently offers 24 pre-approved continuing education courses for this license.
Rhode IslandRI – Rhode Island has no completion requirements for continuing education. Rhode Island Police Officers Commission on Standards and Training (RI POST) does not approve online training.



South CarolinaSC – TargetSolutions offers 100 approved courses by CLEEC and 24 courses approved by the SC Criminal Justice Academy (SCCJA) to fulfill the 40 hours of required training for the class 1 Law Enforcement Officer license.
South DakotaSD – the 40 continuing education hours can be completed by TargetSolutions at the discretion of the department and must be approved by the agency – with 24 courses pre-approved by SD Law Enforcement Training (LET).
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 – the 40 hours of continuing education can be satisfied with TargetSolutions’ online courses if agency approval is given (24 courses by TargetSolutions are pre-approved).
VermontVT – 30 CEH are dependent on the employing agency to approve online training and TargetSolutions (24 courses are currently pre-approved).
VirginiaVA – 40 hours of CE must be approved by one of the academies. TargetSolutions is currently approved for 10 courses for 10 hours.
WashingtonWA – 24 CEH do not require approval by the Washington State Criminal Justice Training Commission (WSCJTC). TargetSolutions can be utilized to satisfy CE requirements according to agency approval, with 24 courses pre-approved.



West VirginiaWV – 4 of 16 mandated CE hours can be completed online and TargetSolutions can help satisfy these hours with 24 pre-approved courses and other training depending on the approval of each law enforcement agency.
WisconsinWI – 12 of the required 24 hours of training can be completed with online training. 24 TargetSolutions courses are currently pre-approved and other course approvals are up to each employing 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 (24 courses are pre-approved).



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