LEMIT launched a free, online, nationwide training program for civil and criminal enforcement efforts to protect the environment and public health.
Learn about the ethical issues of environment enforcement and how it may affect the course of an investigation.
The first hands-on training course will offer classroom instruction and practical exercises on materials professionals may encounter in the field and how to keep themselves and their communities safe.
The Environmental Protection Agency will focus on improving the health of families and protecting the environment through partnerships with agencies across the country in its proposed 2015 budget.
To help environmental enforcement professional tackle issues in their own jurisdictions, Project EnCriPT provides links to national and statewide agencies and environmental legislation.
Environmental Crime Program Training for Environmental Enforcement
Welcome to Project EnCriPT, Environmental Crime Program Training. Project EnCriPT is a training resource for various aspects of environmental enforcement. It is a cooperative agreement between the United States Environmental Protection Agency and the Bill Blackwood Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas, or LEMIT, a division of Sam Houston State University’s Criminal Justice Center.
Project EnCriPT provides an innovative approach to online training courses available to both civil and criminal enforcement professionals at local, state, and tribal levels including, but not limited to, law enforcement officers, sanitarians, code enforcers, etc. o Additionally, Project EnCriPT recognizes the necessity for practical training that allows a hands-on approach for participants on certain topics. Click on the Training Courses to see if an opportunity is available in your area. Additionally, we welcome requests for training so please contact us.
To learn more information about environmental enforcement, you may browse through the various tabs, or to get started and become part of this exciting training process, click on the Training Courses and begin the registration process.
We believe there is no stronger voice than those who work in the field. You are the ones that know exactly what types and topics of training are necessary. Therefore, in an effort to provide the best service to all environmental professionals, we want to hear from you. Please click on the box below to provide your input.