Month: June 2021

Open data site provides more mapping information for community partners

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The CAPCOG GIS Program has redesigned its web portal for downloading mapping data to increase access and improve navigation to mapping information for local jurisdictions and community planning partners. The site still aggregates mapping data from a variety of local,

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GLO grants CAPCOG area governments Harvey recovery funds

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The CAPCOG Homeland Security division assisted the Texas General Land Office (GLO) in promoting a funding opportunity that awarded $70.53 million in Hurricane Harvey recovery funds to seven local governments in the CAPCOG region. The funding will be used to

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RLEA graduates 27 peace officer cadets, more expected in July

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Twenty-seven peace officer cadets graduated from the CAPCOG Regional Law Enforcement Academy’s (RLEA) Basic Peace Officer Course No. 92 after completing their Texas Commission on Law Enforcement exam in early June. “We are very proud of these cadets who worked

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Solid Waste Program hosts hazardous waste training

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CAPCOG’s Solid Waste program will host a 40-hour Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response training from July 12 to 16 at the Burnet Agrilife Building, 607 North Vanderveer Street in Burnet. The training will let local jurisdictions throughout the region

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Executive Committee forwards justice grant priorities to OOG

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The CAPCOG Executive Committee voted at its regular May and April meetings to recommend to the Office of the Governor (OOG) a prioritized list of 60 project applications seeking state criminal justice funding. Based on the states regional budget estimate,

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RLEA offers Standard Field Sobriety Test Practitioner training

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The CAPCOG Regional Law Enforcement Academy (RLEA) is offering a 24-hour, mandated Standard Field Sobriety Test Practitioner training which teaches officers how to conduct sobriety tests, improve their interactions with drivers who may be impaired, and save lives through prevention

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