Tag: Regional Law Enforcement Academy

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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CAPCOG RLEA graduates 19 cadets

The CAPCOG Regional Law Enforcement Academy graduated 19 cadets from its Basic Peace Officer Course (BPOC) No. 90 on May 8, and each student earned their Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) Peace Officer certificate after passing their exam on

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CAPCOG announces gas skimmer surveillance grants

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CAPCOG is accepting applications from local law enforcement agencies in the ten-county region, for a grant to cover surveillance of businesses that sell gas and have multiple reports of gas-skimming incidents. The grants are made possible by the Texas Department

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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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Petroleum Solutions Inc. donates gas pumps for skimmer course

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Petroleum Solutions Inc.’s Austin office donated two gas pump credit and debit card processing machines to support a new training program to help peace officers train on identifying and investigating credit card skimmers used at gas stations throughout Central Texas.

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RLEA keeps officers informed with State and Federal Updates

The CAPCOG Regional Law Enforcement Academy is offering its first new State and Federal Law Updates courses for the new biennium throughout September to give officers a jump on learning how regulatory changes from 86th Texas Legislative session will affect

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RLEA adds in-service courses to finish TCOLE training period

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The CAPCOG Regional Law Enforcement Academy (RLEA) is offering more than 20 in-service courses in Austin and around the region to ensure peace officers receive their mandatory 40-hours of continuing education and other required training before the end of the

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Basic peace officer courses turn cadets into everyday heroes

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The CAPCOG Regional Law Enforcement Academy will conduct a full-time, day and a part-time, night Basic Peace Officer Course in October and November, respectively, so agencies region wide can have a greater pool of licensed peace officers to support their

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New RLEA Director takes local, regional approach to training

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Mike Jennings, former director of CAPCOG’s Regional Law Enforcement Academy from 2007 to 2015, returned to the position on May 20. Jennings, a 48-year veteran of policing, wants to ensure local jurisdictions have their pick of top caliber peace officers

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