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In The News

Warn Central Texas self-registrations postponed during system transfer

CAPCOG and its local government partners selected a new regional notification system vendor — Everbridge — and is moving to the new platform. To manage the data transfer, CAPCOG is temporarily shutting down self-registrations at WarnCentralTexas.org from Friday, Sept. 21 to Wednesday, Sept. 26.

Fayette County Narcotics K-9 Unit receives Interdiction Awards at annual conference

Sgt. Randy Thumann, of the Fayette County Sheriff's Office, was named 2017-18 Criminal Interdiction Officer of the Year for his work stopping drug trafficking through Fayette County.

9-1-1 network project finishes early, brings added resiliency

CAPCOG completed the construction of a secondary, independent fiber-optic line, or a backup network, into every public safety answering point location within the ten-county region.

Ritchey leads CAPCOG Homeland Security Division with public safety pride

Former Caldwell County Emergency Management Chief (EMC), Martin Ritchey joined CAPCOG in August to lead its Homeland Security Division; he brings with him a vast amount of emergency preparedness and response experience, an understanding of regional needs and cooperation, and a desire to further regional efforts enhancing emergency management planning.

Criminal Justice Program seeks stakeholder input

The CAPCOG Criminal Justice Program launched a digital survey and set two meetings to seek stakeholder input for developing the 2020 Criminal Justice Comprehensive Plan and determining the funding priorities for the ten-county region.

RLEA offers new CIT course, new use-of-force training

CAPCOG’s Regional Law Enforcement Academy (RLEA) offered its first 40-hour Crisis Intervention Training course Aug. 13 through 17. As of April 2018, the course is a new state requirement for officers seeking intermediate certifications; those without an intermediate certificate or higher will need to complete the course within two years and take an update every four.

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Upcoming Events

Sep
25

Meeting: Criminal Justice Advisory Committee

The Criminal Justice Advisory Committee will meet to discuss the Office of the Govenor Criminal Justice Division grant programs.

Oct
1

Meeting: Criminal Justice Stakeholders

CAPCOG and the Criminal Justice Advisory Committee (CJAC) are preparing for the next cycle of funding administered by the Criminal Justice Division of the Office of the Governor. They are seeking input to update CAPCOG’s Regional Strategic Criminal Justice Plan. 

Oct
3

Meeting: Criminal Justice Stakeholders

CAPCOG and the Criminal Justice Advisory Committee (CJAC) are preparing for the next cycle of funding administered by the Criminal Justice Division of the Office of the Governor. They are seeking input to update CAPCOG’s Regional Strategic Criminal Justice Plan.

Oct
4

Meeting: Homeland Security Task Force

The Capital Area Council of Governments Homeland Security Task Force, which meets the first Thursday of every month, will meet to discuss regional homeland security initiatives.

Oct
5

Meeting: Capital Area Regional Transportation Planning Organization

The Capital Area Regional Transportation Planning Organization serves as a forum for elected officials to come together on transportation issues. During this meeting, State Representative Celia Israel will brief the CARTPO Board on the House Transportation Committee’s interim charges, the work the committee has done thus far, and what to expect for the coming legislative session.
 

Oct
8

Hands-On Skills Workshop for Family Caregivers

The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area and Caregiving Café are hosting a Hands-On Skills Workshop for Family Caregivers that will provide skills demonstrations for transferring, gait training, positioning, bathing tips, nutrition, feeding, oral hygiene and more.

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