Carole Presson founded Law Enforcement Testing and Assessment, LLC (LETA) in 2020. As a 24-year veteran of the law enforcement community in Southern Illinois, she recognized the value of a local police testing resource. Her knowledge of policing and corrections in the Midwest allows her to offer specialized support throughout the region.

LETA’s team offers a full-service testing option that is focused entirely on law enforcement. Headquartered in Highland, Illinois, they are able to meet personally with agencies across the region to discuss their needs and proctor exams.

Owner, Carole Presson brings her law enforcement and teaching experience together to help police departments and correction facilities find and promote the next generation to serve and protect their communities.

Carole’s experience and credentials:

Law Enforcement

Numerous roles beginning in 1995 with the Madison, Illinois Police Department, and later with the Madison County Sheriff’s Office.

  • Patrol Officer
  • Juvenile Officer
  • Forensic Interviewer
  • Field Training Officer
  • Elderly Service Officer
  • Undercover Investigations
  • Rose to the rank of Lieutenant as a Deputy Sheriff in the Investigation Division.

Carole has held numerous supervisory positions and assisted in the development of various teams.

She has been an integral part of:

  • Madison County Investigation Division
  • Madison County Child Abduction Response Team
  • Major Case Squad of the Greater St. Louis Area
  • Madison County Child Advocacy Center
  • Child Death Review Team (East St. Louis)
  • Southern Illinois Child Death Investigation Task Force
  • Madison County Task Force for Minority Recruitment

Carole brings the following teaching experience to LETA:

  • Southwestern Illinois Law Enforcement Commission (trainer and developer of State Certification courses)
  • Southwestern Illinois College Police Academy (instructor and developer of online instruction)
  • Southwestern Illinois College (Full-Time Faculty: Administration of Justice)
  • Lindenwood University, Belleville Campus (Adjunct Faculty: Criminal Justice)
Personal Education
  • Illinois State Police Academy
  • AAS in Administration of Justice, Southwestern Illinois College
  • BS in Criminal Justice, Lindenwood University
  • MS in Criminal Justice Lindenwood University
  • Doctoral Candidate, Walden University
  • Numerous awards, commendations, and specialized training.