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Current Classes

State and Federal Law Update, TCOLE 3186

Multiple bills passed by the 86th Legislature will have an impact on Texas law enforcement. There were administrative changes, changes in existing statues, and new laws. By pursuing equality in justice and ensuring public safety, Texas’ law enforcement professionals will better serve their communities by increasing their awareness of changes and additions to state statutes.

Date/Time:
October 24, 2019, 8:00am – 12:00pm
Cost: $35.00


State and Federal Law Update, TCOLE 3186

Multiple bills passed by the 86th Legislature will have an impact on Texas law enforcement. There were administrative changes, changes in existing statues, and new laws. By pursuing equality in justice and ensuring public safety, Texas’ law enforcement professionals will better serve their communities by increasing their awareness of changes and additions to state statutes.

Date/Time:
October 31, 2019, 8:00am – 12:00pm
Cost: $35.00


Canine Encounters, TCOLE #4065

Did you know 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs each year in the United States? Did you know on an average peace officers will encounter a dog in one of three residences to which they respond? This four hour course covers the legal definition of a dangerous canine, Texas requirements for notifying the owner of the animal, where to find information about dangerous canines and how to read a dog’s body language. The Canine Encounters course is designed to meet law enforcement officers’ educational requirements as established by legislature in HB 593.

Date/Time:
November 4, 2019, 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Cost: $25.00


State and Federal Law Update, TCOLE 3186

Multiple bills passed by the 86th Legislature will have an impact on Texas law enforcement. There were administrative changes, changes in existing statues, and new laws. By pursuing equality in justice and ensuring public safety, Texas’ law enforcement professionals will better serve their communities by increasing their awareness of changes and additions to state statutes.

Date/Time:
November 12, 2019, 8:00am – 11:00am
Cost: $35.00


Basic Peace Officer Course No. 90 (full-time, day)

The Basic Peace Officer Course is 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 a 6 1/2 month, full-time, police training academy which runs from 7 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Thursday. This '4/10' schedule is intended to promote using less fuel during the weekly commute, to provide more study time for cadets, and to emulate a 10-hour work schedule used by most law enforcement agencies.

Date/Time:
November 18, 2019, 7:00am –
June 5, 2020, 5:00pm
Cost: $2600.00


Basic Instructor, TCOLE #1014

This professional skill development course is for peace officers desiring to earn a TCOLE Instructor Certificate.

Students will receive instruction on the theory of the learning process while practicing how to write learning objectives and develop teaching materials and lesson plans. This is an intense, time consuming course. Students should be prepared for homework. The student should also be proficient in MS Word and PowerPoint; students must bring a laptop to class with PowerPoint capabilities and must have access to a printer for homework assignments.

Date/Time:
December 9, 2019, 8:00am –
December 12, 2019, 5:00pm
Cost: $200.00


Court Security Officer, TCOLE 10999

The purpose of the Court Security Officer class is to give the court security officer a basic understanding of the threats associated with court settings as well as technology and techniques for court security operations in compliance with Government Sec. 158.002.

To qualify for a Court Security Certificate, an applicant must meet all proficiency requirements per Texas Administrative Code Title 37, Part 7, Chapter 221, as well as completion of course #10999. 

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Audience:
Law Enforcement Officers


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Date/Time:
December 17, 2019, 8:00am – 5:00pm
Cost: $35.00


State and Federal Law Update, TCOLE 3186

Multiple bills passed by the 86th Legislature will have an impact on Texas law enforcement. There were administrative changes, changes in existing statues, and new laws. By pursuing equality in justice and ensuring public safety, Texas’ law enforcement professionals will better serve their communities by increasing their awareness of changes and additions to state statutes.

Date/Time:
December 17, 2019, 8:00am – 11:00am
Cost: $35.00


State and Federal Law Update, TCOLE 3186

Multiple bills passed by the 86th Legislature will have an impact on Texas law enforcement. There were administrative changes, changes in existing statues, and new laws. By pursuing equality in justice and ensuring public safety, Texas’ law enforcement professionals will better serve their communities by increasing their awareness of changes and additions to state statutes.

Date/Time:
December 17, 2019, 1:00pm – 4:00pm
Cost: $35.00


Court Security Officer, TCOLE 10999

The purpose of the Court Security Officer class is to give the court security officer a basic understanding of the threats associated with court settings as well as technology and techniques for court security operations in compliance with Government Sec. 158.002.

To qualify for a Court Security Certificate, an applicant must meet all proficiency requirements per Texas Administrative Code Title 37, Part 7, Chapter 221, as well as completion of course #10999. 

Date/Time:
December 19, 2019, 8:00am – 5:00pm
Cost: $35.00


Photographing Family Violence Injuries TCOLE # 4011

This 24-hour, in-service course for licensed peace officers offers guidance on appropriately using photographs to document domestic violence cases and prosecute perpetrators. Attendees will be instructed on proper photographing techniques and given the opportunity to practice and develop skills needed to take photos that can be used as evidence in family violence cases.

Date/Time:
January 27, 2020, 8:00am –
January 29, 2020, 5:00pm
Cost: Free


Entrance Exam - Basic Peace Officer Course No. 91 (Part Time, 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 which is scheduled to start Monday, Jul 9, 2020 and projected to end Friday, April 16, 2021. This BPOC is a Part-Time, Evening class held at CAPCOG.

The timed exam is a four-part test covering basic mathematics, reading comprehension, grammar, and writing skills. Candidates must score at least a 75 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

Date/Time:
May 1, 2020, 1:00pm – 4:30pm
Cost: $50.00


Basic Peace Officer Course No. 91 (Part-time, Evenings)

The Basic Peace Officer Course is 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 learning 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 a 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.

Date/Time:
July 13, 2020, 6:00pm –
April 16, 2021, 10:00pm
Cost: $2600.00

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