From peace officers to fleet managers to elected officials and older adults, CAPCOG offers a variety of training courses or workshops for local governments, their staff, and their residents. These courses are offered to enhance public servants’ and officials’ knowledge of best practices related to government issues.

CAPCOG’s Regional Law Enforcement Academy certifies all courses for peace officers and emergency telecommunicators so training hours can qualify for Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) credits and help them maintain or advance their law enforcement certifications.

All Upcoming Courses

  • De-Escalation Techniques
     August 26, 2024
     8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Peace Officers

Event Phone: 5129166160

This  TCOLE 1849 course improves officers’ response to incidents involving people in crisis who are behaving erratically. It emphasizes public and officer safety while teaching tactical de-escalation to reduce the intensity of an encounter with a suspect. The training enables officers with additional options for voluntary compliance and to mitigate the need for a higher (more…)


  • MHO 24 hour
     August 27, 2024 - August 29, 2024
     8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Peace Officers

Event Phone: 5129166160

The purpose of this course is to educate law enforcement officers about issues pertaining to serving as a mental health officer. The course covers the legal aspects of mental health commitments, liability issues, mental disorders, and mental disabilities. In addition, it deals with a variety of developmental disabilities including epilepsy, cerebral palsy and hearing impairments. (more…)


  • Legislative Updates 3188
     August 30, 2024
     8:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Peace Officers

Event Phone: 5129166160

Legislative Updates 3188 Multiple bills passed by the 88th 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 (more…)


  • Telecommunicator
     September 5, 2024
     8:30 am - 11:30 am
  • Telecommunicator
     September 5, 2024
     1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
  • Emergency Telecommunicators

ARC Adult and Pediatric CPR/AED Full Instructor Queen of Hearts CPR Special Instructions Dress Code: To promote a professional training environment, CAPCOG requires proper professional attire. T-shirts, shorts, leggings, and flip-flops are prohibited. Attendee must provide their PID # to receive TCOLE credit for courses taken through CAPCOG. CAPCOG provides training for the Emergency Communication Centers (ECC) in (more…)


  • 40 hr Crisis Intervention Training
     September 9, 2024 - September 13, 2024
     8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Peace Officers

This course provides the key concepts, safety techniques and communication skills for peace officers to use when they respond to individuals in a serious mental health crisis. It covers the legal aspects of mental health commitments, liability issues, mental disorders, and mental disabilities. In addition, it deals with a variety of developmental disabilities including epilepsy, (more…)


  • Telecommunicator
     September 12, 2024
     8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Emergency Telecommunicators

Event Phone: 512-260-4688

This 8-hour course is designed to provide 911 call-takers around the state with the tools they need to effectively identify and facilitate sexual assault and family violence calls. Instructor: Jennet Sullivan   (more…)


  • BPOC 102 Entrance Exam
     September 13, 2024
     10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • General, Peace Officers

Event Phone: 5129166160

Register to become a cadet in the CAPCOG Regional Law Enforcement Academy’s **102nd** Basic Peace Officer Academy!!  A brand-new Career in Law Enforcement starts right here! The anticipated start date for the upcoming BPOC #102 is tentatively scheduled for December 2, 2024, which will be held at CAPCOG Regional Law Enforcement Academy. (Enrolling cadets will (more…)


  • Guest
     September 16, 2024 - September 18, 2024
     8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Emergency Telecommunicators

This is a Spanish course designed for dispatchers, 9-1-1 operators, and call-takers.  This course is designed to instruct and develop basic communication skills in Spanish involving key phrases and responses to emergency, fire, police, or medical related calls. It also introduces basic grammar, essential everyday Spanish phrases and Hispanic cultural diversity topics. The utmost concern (more…)


  • Guest
     September 25, 2024 - September 26, 2024
     8:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Emergency Telecommunicators

Mass shootings attacks are becoming all too common. Agencies big and small have had active assailant incidents. While no amount of training could truly prepare a ECP for the overwhelming events of a true active assailant incident, this training will help the ECP understand the importance of moving through each call, gathering pertinent information, and (more…)


  • BPOC 102 Entrance Exam
     September 27, 2024
     10:00 am - 12:00 pm
  • General, Peace Officers

Event Phone: 5129166160

Register to become a cadet in the CAPCOG Regional Law Enforcement Academy’s **102nd** Basic Peace Officer Academy!!  A brand-new Career in Law Enforcement starts right here! The anticipated start date for the upcoming BPOC #102 is tentatively scheduled for December 2, 2024, which will be held at CAPCOG Regional Law Enforcement Academy. (Enrolling cadets will (more…)