Law Enforcement Education Committee (LEEC)
Learn more about CAPCOG's Law Enforcement Education Committee (LEEC), including purpose, membership and meetings.
The LEEC, formed in 1977, helps update and advise on policies and standards for Basic Peace Officer Course entrance requirements and specialized or mandated in-service training. Its work and purpose include the following:
- Advise the Capital Area Council of Governments Regional Training Academy about needs for specific types of training and training courses to fill those needs, minimum and maximum training course enrollment.
- Establish standards and methods to evaluate the effectiveness of training, equipment, and facilities at the Regional Training Academy.
- Establish standards of admission for the Regional Training Academy that, among other things, gives preference to individuals who currently serve as peace officers or as reserve law enforcement officers.
- Report back to the CAPCOG Executive Committee member of which county the representative is from, on happenings in the Law Enforcement Education Committee and to report to interested officials and citizens of which county the representative is from on happenings in the Law Enforcement Education Committee.
- Perform other tasks as directed by the CAPCOG Executive Committee.
The LEEC is composed of 20 members appointed by the CAPCOG Executive Committee. The LEEC is composed of 13 law enforcement agency representatives, with at least one representative from each county. Seven citizen representatives also are appointed to the committee. For further details on the committee's representation, read the LEEC bylaws.
The committee meets once a quarter at the Capital Area Council of Governments.
1 p.m., Wednesday, June 7, 2017
CAPCOG Pecan Room
6800 Burleson Road, Building 310, Suite 165
Austin, TX 78744