Year: 2019

CAPCOG, St. David’s partner for home intervention program

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The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area, a CAPCOG division, with funding from the St. David’s Foundation in January will begin a client-directed, home-based intervention program called CAPABLE in Bastrop County to increase older adults’ mobility, functionality, and

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Emergency Communications rolls out online telecommunicator training system

The CAPCOG Emergency Communications Division is launching an online training system to enhance emergency telecommunicators skills and professional knowledge throughout the region; its virtual courses will complement CAPCOG’s traditional classroom training catalog. “Having online training courses gives CAPCOG the flexibility

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Ombudsman program seeks advocates for older adults

The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP) is seeking passionate volunteers to advocate for seniors’ health and safety throughout the CAPCOG region by participating in its Long-Term Ombudsman Program. Program volunteers visit nursing home and assisted living

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RLEA hosts interviewing, TXDOT drug & alcohol courses

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The CAPCOG Regional Law Enforcement Academy will conduct a Basic Forensic Narrative Analysis course to teach investigators interviewing techniques that can help ascertain important case information from suspects, witnesses and victims. The 40-hour course led by a former Texas Department

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CAPCOG honors former TDEM District Coordinator for regional work

CAPCOG recognized the region’s former Texas Division of Emergency Management District Coordinator, Jack Doebbler, with its Jack Griesenbeck Leadership in Regionalism Award during its annual General Assembly Meeting on Wednesday. Doebbler has spent countless hours serving communities in the 10-county

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Criminal Justice Program sets workshops around region

CAPCOG has scheduled three grant writing workshops at different locations, so local governments and nonprofits planning to apply for state criminal justice funding have better access to attend a mandatory workshop. Last year, these workshops assisted 30 organizations in receiving

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TCEQ schedules clean school bus webinar

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The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality want organizations to gear up for the opening of the Texas Emission Reduction Program (TERP), Texas Clean School Bus (TCSB) program by making plans to join us for TERP Talk: How to Apply for

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Petroleum Solutions Inc. donates gas pumps for skimmer course

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Petroleum Solutions Inc.’s Austin office donated two gas pump credit and debit card processing machines to support a new training program to help peace officers train on identifying and investigating credit card skimmers used at gas stations throughout Central Texas.

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New CAPCOG website brings more info to members, partners

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CAPCOG recently launched its new website at capcog.org to improve the organization of information, make it easier to navigate, and to update the overall appearance. “CAPCOG programs are used by a variety of people throughout the region from a city planner seeking

CAPCOG hosts a national cybersecurity training course

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The CAPCOG Homeland Security Division is offering a cybersecurity course for local jurisdictions’ Information Technology personnel. The 4-day Comprehensive Cyberterrorism Defense course, which strengthens skills to protect critical network infrastructure from cyber-attack, will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.,

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