Category: Training

Peace officer, telecommunicator courses return to classroom

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CAPCOG’s Regional Law Enforcement Academy and the Emergency Communications Division have started offering in-person training while taking COVID-19 safety precautions, so peace officers and emergency telecommunicators can complete state and federal mandated training requirements. CAPCOG also is continuing to expand

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Striking a Balance gives caregivers value after conference

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CAPCOG’s Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP) and AGE of Central Texas conducted the annual Striking a Balance Family Caregiver Conference virtually for the first time. It reached about 200 caregivers during live, online sessions but will

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Watershed Partnership holds Stewards Workshop in Luling

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The Plum Creek Watershed Partnership will hold a Texas Watershed Steward workshop from 8 a.m. to noon, Sept. 2, 2020 so residents can learn about their water resources and how to protect them. The workshop will be held at the

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RLEA begins training on de-escalation simulator

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Police agencies around the region have a new de-escalation training tool which they will soon be able to use at their own facilities. CAPCOG began instructing departments in July on using its Multiple Interactive Learning Objectives (MILO) Range simulator. Training

Annual family caregiver conference moves online

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The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP) and AGE of Central Texas moved their annual family caregiver conference, Striking a Balance, online to safely bring caregivers together in their own homes during the COVID-19 pandemic. The conference

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CAPCOG teaches telecommunicators during pandemic

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The CAPCOG Emergency Communications Division continues to deliver training to emergency telecommunicators amid the COVID-19 pandemic through live and prerecorded online courses, so they can enhance and hone their skills, learn new proficiencies, and complete state mandated training requirements in

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CAPCOG, TDA fund gas pump, card skimmer surveillance

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CAPCOG and the Texas Department of Agriculture have partnered to fund $75,000 of specialized surveillance patrols targeting credit- and debit-card skimmer crimes at gas stations throughout the region. CAPCOG will accept applications from local policing agencies until July 17. According

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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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18 cadets graduate from CAPCOG’s 89th BPOC

CAPCOG’s Regional Law Enforcement Basic Peace Officers Course No. 89 graduated on June 5 after its cadets completed their Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Peace Officer exam. All 18 cadets passed on their first attempt, and nine scored a 90

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The Area Agency on Aging ramps up online programming for older adults

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The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP), a CAPCOG division, moved its health and wellness programs to a virtual setting so older adults can improve and maintain their physical health, mental health and manage the cycle of

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