Tag: Training

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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CAPCOG trains telecommunicators leadership, wellness

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The CAPCOG Emergency Communications Divisions is hosting two courses that seek to improve emergency telecommunicators leadership and personal mental fortitude. The 8-hour courses will take place in CAPCOG’s Cedar Room at 6800 Burleson Road, Building 310, Suite 165, in Austin.

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19 cadets graduate, 35 start basic peace officer course

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The CAPCOG Regional Law Enforcement Academy (RLEA) graduated Class No. 91 in January with 19 cadets earning their basic peace officer certificates from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE); another 35 cadets started their first day at the academy

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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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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 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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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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Emergency Communications rolls out online telecommunicator training system

The CAPCOG Emergency Communications Division is launching an online training system to enhance emergency telecommunicators skills and professional knowledge throughout the region; its virtual courses will complement CAPCOG’s traditional classroom training catalog. “Having online training courses gives CAPCOG the flexibility

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Homeland Security offers Type III All-Hazards Incident course

The CAPCOG Homeland Security Division is hosting a Type III All-Hazards Incident Management Team training from Nov. 18 to Nov. 22 at Texas Army Reserves National Guard, Armed Forces Training Center in Austin. Instructed by the Texas A&M Forrest Service

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CAPCOG holds threat identification, evacuation workshops

The CAPCOG Homeland Security Division will host three courses in September to train peace officers, emergency managers and other local government officials about identifying potential acts of terrorism and preparing to evacuate communities during large scale natural and man-made disasters.

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