Category: Training
Environmental law course clears path for better enforcement
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CAPCOG and the Capital Area Regional Environmental Task Force are offering their Basic Environmental Law Course on Feb. 3 at Zedler Mill Pavilion, 1170 S. Laurel Avenue, in Luling. For 26 years, the course has advanced local jurisdictions’ ability to

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New training website makes registering for courses, workshops, events click
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CAPCOG has modernized the navigation and added functionality features to an updated training.cacpcog.org to provide more accessible information about upcoming courses, workshops and events and to ease the registration process, so peace officers, emergency telecommunicators, emergency manager or older adults can better

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Emergency Communications continues virtual training
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The CAPCOG Emergency Communications Division is encouraging more emergency communications centers (ECCs) throughout the region to make use of a virtual training platform that allows emergency telecommunicators to take TCOLE certified courses while working from their EECs. “This tool is

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CAPABLE Program adds section for caregivers, expands to Hays, Williamson
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The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area, a CAPCOG division, will expand the service area of the evidence-based intervention program, CAPABLE, that partners nurses, occupational therapists, and home repair professionals with older adults to assist them with aging

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CAPCOG RLEA graduates cadets, kicks off two new BPOCs
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The CAPCOG Regional Law Enforcement Academy graduated Basic Peace Office Course (BPOC) No. 96 in early October with 16 cadets completing the course and earning their TCOLE basic peace officer license. On the heels of the exiting class, CAPCOG is

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Emergency telecommunicators learn about killer 9-1-1 calls
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The CAPCOG Emergency Communications Division conducted a first of its kind, “9-1-1 Homicide: Is the Caller the Killer” course where attendees learned about recognizing indicators during 9-1-1 calls that could help detectives determine if a caller is a criminal suspect.

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CAPCOG Emergency Communications offers licensing course
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The CAPCOG Emergency Communications Division is offering its first, in-person 80-hour Basic Telecommunicator Licensing Course throughout August and is scheduling two additional courses to be completed before the end of the year. Covering 10 telecommunicator topics the course prepares telecommunicators

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Striking a Balance: Caregiver Conference to be held in person
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The Striking a Balance, Family Caregiver Conference is returning to an in-person format to bring national and local caregiving experts, local resources, and shared experiences to families who provide care for their loved ones. The conference will be from 9

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CAPCOG, Williamson County partner for peace officer course
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The next Basic Peace Officer Course (BPOC) to be held by CAPCOG’s Regional Law Enforcement Academy (RLEA) is planned to commence on August 29 at the Williamson County Sheriff’s Office Deputy A.W. Grimes Law Enforcement Training Center. CAPCOG is still

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RLEA trains law enforcement instructors on self-defense
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The CAPCOG Regional Law Enforcement Academy is conducting two certification courses and one recertification course for law enforcement officers seeking to train fellow officers and the public on self-defense tactics. The courses will take place at CAPCOG, 6800 Burleson Road

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