6800 Burleson Road
Building 310, Suite 165
Austin, TX 78744

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Classes for Prospective Cadets

Current Classes

Entrance Exam - Basic Peace Officer Course No. 91 and 92 (Full Time and Part Time Day and Evenings)

Prospective Basic Peace Officer Course (BPOC) candidates need to take and pass an entrance exam before they qualify for enrollment in the Regional Law Enforcement Academy’s BPOC No. 91, TENTATIVELY scheduled to start June 15th, 2020 OR BPOC No. 92, TENTATIVELY scheduled to start Monday, Sept. 21, 2020 and projected to end in June 2021BPOC 91 is a Full time Day class and BPOC 92 is a Part-Time, Evening class held either at CAPCOG or possibly at a satellite location.

*****This test will also qualify you for the Day class that we HOPE to start June 15th, but which may be delayed due to the covid-19 situation. We will keep you posted as to revised start dates for both Day and Night classes.*******

The timed exam is a four-part test covering basic mathematics, reading comprehension, grammar, and writing skills. Candidates must score at least a 70 on each section of the exam. Further BPOC qualification instructions will be given after the exam.

BPOCs are designed to meet the initial training requirements mandated by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) for becoming a Certified Texas Peace Officer and to prepare students to take the State's Peace Officer Licensing Exam.

Subjects are taught by TCOLE Certified Peace Officers to meet standardized objectives and to prepare students for the realities of working as a peace officer. Many subjects are taught in an academic setting, while others are taught as 'hands-on' practical lessons. This is an 8-9 month, part-time, Basic Peace Officer Course Academy (police training) designed to meet the educational needs of working adults. It runs from 6:00PM to 10:00PM, Monday through Thursday, and most Saturdays from 8:00AM to 5:00PM

May 15, 2020, 1:00pm – 4:30pm
Cost: $50.00

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