Tag: 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 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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First responders train for shooter, explosion during exercise

More than 40 emergency response agencies and 350 public safety personnel from across the region responded to an active shooter, improvised explosion device and radiological dispersion device incidents during the region’s full-scale exercise in February. The training is the region’s

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RETF, CAPCOG, Georgetown host environmental law course

The Regional Environmental Task Force (RETF) and CAPCOG are conducting this year’s first basic environmental law training course on March 28 at the Georgetown Municipal Complex, 200 Industrial Avenue in Georgetown. The course teaches peace officers, code enforcement officers, and

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