Category: Training

RLEA reschedules in-service training classes, BPOC exams

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The CAPCOG Regional Law Enforcement Academy opened enrollment for in-service courses scheduled for July and is continuing to fill spots for a June and possibly September basic peace officer course (BPOC). CAPCOG suspended its in-service courses and BPOC testing through

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9-1-1 personnel from around region, nation, continent earn NENA certification at CAPCOG

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CAPCOG conducted a National Emergency Number Association (NENA) Center Manager Certificate Program in March for several of the region’s public safety answering point staff, but the week-long course also brought students from as far away from California, Virginia and the

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Region tests EOC capabilities, communications in exercise

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The CAPCOG Homeland Security Division’s 2020 Regional Exercise, which took place in February, simulated large wildfires in three counties to test the region’s ability to standup Emergency Operation Centers (EOCs) and run multiple large-scale operations simultaneously. The exercise, which encompassed

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CAPCOG, Lone Star Clean Fuels Alliance discuss EV fleets

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The CAPCOG Air Quality Program has partnered with the Lone Star Clean Fuels Alliance to teach local governments, nonprofits, and central Texas businesses about their electric vehicle (EV) options and creating a successful EV program during an April 7 workshop

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9-1-1 instructors bring survivor, responder experience

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Two emergency telecommunicators who survived mass shootings will lead CAPCOG’s Active Threat Course for emergency telecommunicators set for March 24 at the CAPCOG offices, 6800 Burleson Road, Building 310, in Austin. “Learning from survivors who work in emergency communications lets

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Basic environmental law course addresses illegal dumping

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The CAPCOG Solid Waste Program and the Regional Environmental Task Force will lead a course that literally helps jurisdictions clean up their communities. Their basic environmental law course will be from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 17 at

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RLEA delivers Sunset Valley, Cottonwood Shores training

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Cottonwood Shores and Sunset Valley are hosting the CAPCOG Regional Law Enforcement Academy (RLEA) to conduct a February-26 Intermediate Spanish for Law Enforcement course and a February-27 De-escalation Techniques course, respectively. CAPCOG is delivering courses at the agencies’ facilities to

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Regional Academy opens testing for would-be peace officers

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The CAPCOG Regional Law Enforcement Academy (RLEA) will hold its first exam for prospective peace officer cadets for its 91st and 92nd Basic Peace Officers Courses (BPOC) at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 26 at the CAPCOG offices, 6800 Burleson Road,

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CAPCOG purchases Stop-the-Bleed kits for local schools

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The CAPCOG Homeland Security Division purchased more than 1,000 Stop-the-Bleed kits to help school districts and charter schools throughout the ten-county region meet a new state mandate requiring every campus having a kit to help save students, teachers, staff members

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Austin-Travis County EMS, Toyota, Cincinnati Children’s launch mobile safety lab

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Austin-Travis County EMS deployed the nation’s first Buckle Up for Life Safety Lab, a mobile interactive experience designed to educate families on child passenger safety. The lab, which can be used throughout the CAPCOG region, was funded through a grant

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