|Office of Community
Oriented Policing Services
U.S. Department of Justice
Notice: The subscription limit for the Basic Immigration Enforcement Training (BIET) pilot program has been met at this time and enrollment is now closed. Please refer to the link below for new information regarding the BIET program. Thank you and we apologize for any inconvenience.
Rather than spending valuable time and training funds on traditional classroom training, officers can now use Basic Immigration Enforcement Training (BIET) for their immigration training. BIET consists of Web-based courses, allowing officers to take classes when and wherever is most convenient for them.
A rising immigrant population in the U.S. has led to a dramatic increase in local, state, and tribal law enforcement encounters with both legal and illegal immigrants during routine police duties. As immigration continues to affect interior communities, there is an increasing demand for law enforcement officers to have a working knowledge of immigration law and policy.
BIET is a highly interactive, self-paced multimedia training program that addresses the immigration knowledge requirements of local, state, and tribal law enforcement officers. BIET addresses a wide range of topics including:
BIET was developed by Cameron University and Advanced Systems Technology, Inc. with funding received from the U.S. Department of Justice COPS Office. The pilot program was available for free to the first 500 officers from law enforcement departments.
For new information regarding the BIET program please visit http://www.nexportsolutions.com/biet/.