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37 CAPCOG cadets earn TCOLE peace officer’s licenses

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The CAPCOG Regional Law Enforcement Academy (RLEA) recently graduated 37 cadets from two Basic Peace Officer Courses (BPOC) finishing in early May and June. After completing their 841 hours of course work, every cadet passed their Texas Commission on Law

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Executive Committee recommends criminal justice grants

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The CAPCOG Executive Committee approved its recommended list of prioritized 2021 criminal justice projects in May for four funding programs — General Victim Assistance Direct Services, Violence Against Women Justice and Training, Juvenile Justice and Truancy Prevention, and Criminal Justice.

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AAACAP releases Medicare enrollment tips

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The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area and the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) wants older adults to know they can still apply for Medicare without making a trip to their local U.S. Social Security Administration Office,

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CAPCOG supplies regional COVID-19 response, impact info

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The information important to the region’s emergency managers related to the Coronavirus pandemic includes confirmed cases, deaths attributed to the virus, available hospital beds, location of testing sites, and other information was developed as an action and impact planning board

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CAPCOG RLEA graduates 19 cadets

The CAPCOG Regional Law Enforcement Academy graduated 19 cadets from its Basic Peace Officer Course (BPOC) No. 90 on May 8, and each student earned their Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) Peace Officer certificate after passing their exam on

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2020-25 Capital Area regional economic plan takes shape

CAPCOG, in its capacity as the Capital Area Economic Development District (CAEDD), is developing the Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) required by the Economic Development Administration. The CEDS is a five-year, regional economic plan. During the past few months, a

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CAPCOG responds to COVID-19 helping EMCs, older adults

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CAPCOG is assisting local jurisdictions with emergency management response efforts to the COVID-19 pandemic and addressing older adult nutrition and isolation concerns related to Stay Home orders issued to combat the spread of the virus. “No single jurisdiction can respond

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CAPCOG celebrates region’s emergency telecommunicators

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The CAPCOG Executive Committee honored the region’s emergency telecommunicators with a March proclamation declaring April 12 through April 18 as National Public Safety Telecommunicator week. “Telecommunicators are the true backbone of the 9-1-1 system,” and “CAPCOG recognizes the professional and

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CAPCOG helps expand broadband in Blanco, Burnet, Llano

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Connected Nation—Texas, a division of a national nonprofit that assists communities with developing strategies for increasing access, adoption, and use of broadband, has targeted three counties in the CAPCOG region — Blanco, Burnet and Llano — as part of a

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CAPCOG begins telework schedules amid COVID-19 pandemic

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The Capital Area Council of Governments has moved employees to teleworking schedules beginning this week; some staff will be in its offices on an as-needed basis depending on their duties. During this time, the best way to contact staff will

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