Category: Training
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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Regional exercise tests national, state, local response
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The 2022 CAPCOG homeland security regional exercise had dozens of federal agencies responding with state and local officials to a mock radiological event in Central Texas in mid-May. After three years of planning, the full-scale exercise became a part of

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CAPCOG provides stress coping courses for 9-1-1 call takers
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CAPCOG’s Emergency Communications Division is hosting two, eight-hour courses in June to help emergency telecommunicators better manage job stress and protect their emotional and mental wellbeing. The Power of 9-1-1 Peer Support will be on June 17 and Resilience: Transforming

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Aging Services’ Your Partner tour begins in Caldwell County
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CAPCOG’s Aging Services Division will hosts its Your Partner in Serving Older Adults, Persons with Disabilities and Caregivers Workshop at the Caldwell County Justice Center, 1703 S. Colorado Street in Lockhart, from 9 a.m. to noon, April 29, to inform

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Homeland Security Division ramps up regional emergency management training
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CAPCOG’s Homeland Security Division has scheduled six training courses for emergency management and other public safety stakeholders between April and the end of June. A majority of the courses will take place at the CAPCOG offices, 6800 Burleson Road, building

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Emergency Communications conducts 12-month training
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The Emergency Communications Division is conducting a longer-term leadership course for emergency call center (ECC) supervisors, trainers, and managers that addresses supervision and leadership from personal and holistic perspective meant to enhance leadership through self-care as well as best-practices. The course

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