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

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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




Special Instructions:

Please come to the CAPCOG Regional Law Enforcement Training Center Entrance at 1:15 pm. Testing will begin promptly at 1:30.

Agency-Sponsored Cadets: Exempt from taking the entrance exam. Please email your full name and phone # and email; your supervisor's first and last name, email address, and the name of the sponsoring agency to BPOC@capcog.org. We will send the Agency required documents to your supervisor for completion. When the agency documents have been completed, you will need to schedule a time to turn them in and attend a mandatory BPOC orientation at the CAPCOG office. The deadlines for paperwork and tuition will be discussed with your supervisor.

Self-Sponsored cadets ARE REQUIRED to take the Entrance exam and complete a Personal History Statement to verify enrollment eligibility. Once qualified, you will receive further instructions on the enrollment process.

Please visit the CAPCOG training website to learn more about the BPOC qualifications.


Capital Area Council of Governments - Mesquite Conference Room
6800 Burleson Road
Building 310, CAPCOG Training Center
Austin, Texas 78744

For Questions:
Contact Terri Kroeger, CAPCOG RLEA office coordinator, at tkroeger@capcog.org or 512-916-6160.

Course ID: 25290

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May 14, 2020

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CAPCOG reserves the right to cancel a class that does not meet the minimum number of registered attendees at least seven business days before the class start date. In those circumstances, CAPCOG will provide a full refund. Students who wish to cancel their registration must cancel online or notify CAPCOG in writing (via email or fax) at least seven business days prior to the course date in order to receive a refund. There will be a $10 administrative fee for processing the refund.

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