Category: Training

Texas A&M Commerce studies RLEA’s physical training

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CAPCOG’s Regional Law Enforcement Academy (RLEA) is the first police academy to participate in a voluntary Texas A&M Commerce study about the health benefits of fitness programs for peace officers, so they can better understand the role fitness plays in

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Cybersecurity symposium brings national experts to region

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CAPCOG’s Homeland Security Division is hosting a virtual cybersecurity symposium to strengthen collaboration on cybersecurity strategies and teach attendees best practices while learning about trending threats through panel discussions and interactive cyber-exercises. The symposium will be from 8:30 a.m. to

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RLEA offers specialized Defensive Tactics, SWAT training

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The CAPCOG Regional Law Enforcement Academy (RLEA) is offering a Pressure Point Control Tactics and Defensive Tactics Instructor course from August 23 to 27 at CAPCOG to allow departments to teach multiple defensive techniques to their officers; and it is

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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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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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CAPCOG, RETF restart basic environmental law training

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CAPCOG and the Capital Area Regional Environmental Task Force (RETF) will conduct their first basic environmental course on July 29, 2021 in Luling at Zedler Mill Pavilion, 1170 S. Laurel Avenue since the pandemic began. The course provides government enforcement

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AAACAP launches first online caregiver wellness program

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The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP), a CAPCOG division, held the first session of its first Building Better Caregivers program online in April and will provide additional programs later this year. The six-week evidence-based intervention program

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RLEA offers crisis trauma aid, TASER instructor, threat recognition courses

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CAPCOG’s Regional Law Enforcement Academy is offering specialized instructor courses in July and August that will allow policing agencies to enhance their own local training curriculum. In June, it also is offering a specialized tactics course that improves officers’ lifesaving

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AAACAP hosts estate planning webinars, assistance meetings

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The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP), a CAPCOG division, is conducting two webinars to assist older adults and their caregivers with estate planning measures that can improve access to long-term care benefits. The webinars will be

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