PRLEA

PRLEA: Training Facilities

The Park Ranger Law Enforcement Academy at Temple University

The classroom for the Park Ranger Law Enforcement Academy is the 187 acres that comprise the Ambler Campus, the perfect backdrop to provide hands-on training to future National Park Rangers.

Temple University Ambler is an open campus with diverse environments - woodlands, wetlands, grassland, creek beds and more - allowing instructors to simulate a wide variety of scenarios that a park ranger might face in their profession. The open campus compliments a ProRanger/PRLEA Scenario Training Center, trail system, facilities for physical training and dedicated classroom space.

PRLEA : Program Information

The Park Ranger Law Enforcement Academy at Temple University

Temple’s Park Ranger Law Enforcement Academy  (PRLEA) is a full-time, 19-week program consisting of more than 700 hours of professional instruction designed to prepare and enable students to obtain employment with the National Park Service as a seasonal law enforcement ranger. The curriculum places particular emphasis on visitor and resource protection, federal law and procedure, authority and jurisdiction, natural and cultural resource management, officer safety and survival skills, and physical conditioning.

Park Ranger Law Enforcement Academy

The Park Ranger Law Enforcement Academy at Temple University

Temple’s PRLEA, formerly the Seasonal Law Enforcement Training Program or SLETP,  is a full-time, 19-week program consisting of more than 700 hours of professional instruction designed to prepare and enable students to obtain employment with the National Park Service as a seasonal law enforcement ranger.

The curriculum places particular emphasis on visitor and resource protection, federal law and procedure, authority and jurisdiction, natural and cultural resource management, officer safety and survival skills, and physical conditioning.

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