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Classes for Regional Law Enforcement Academy

Current Classes

Interacting with Drivers Who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing, TCOLE #7887

Law enforcement officers who enroll in this TCOLE mandated course will learn about using appropriate techniques to interact and communicate with drivers who are deaf or hard of hearing. They will receive practical training on how to effectively communicate by themselves but also learn when an interpreter may be required.

As part of the course, officers will learn how to identify someone who is deaf or hard of hearing. They also will learn regulations for law enforcement agencies regarding deaf and hard of hearing individuals under the Americans with Disability Act.

Date/Time:
October 26, 2017, 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Cost: $30.00


State & Federal Law Updates, TCOLE #3185

This class instructs law enforcement officers in the changes and updates to the law as occurred during the 85th Legislative Session of the Texas Congress. This class is mandatory for Peace Officers.

Date/Time:
October 30, 2017, 8:00am – 12:00pm
Cost: $30.00


State & Federal Law Updates, TCOLE #3185

This class instructs law enforcement officers in the changes and updates to the law as occurred during the 85th Legislative Session of the Texas Congress. This class is mandatory for Peace Officers.

Date/Time:
October 30, 2017, 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Cost: $30.00


Field Training Officer Course, TCOLE #3702

The goal of the Field Training Officer Course is to transition the recruit from a classroom setting to a hands-on assignment. The course includes training in instructional techniques, coaching and evaluation, remedial training and record keeping. It is designed to provide training guidance and training aspects to future Field Training Officers in the area of law enforcement, including peace officers, jailers, telecommunication operators, correction officers, public service officers, and more.

The course also introduces and teaches the student the history and purpose behind field training, training methodologies and techniques, counseling, the evaluation process, and the importance of documentation.  

Date/Time:
October 31, 2017, 8:00am –
November 2, 2017, 5:00pm
Cost: $180.00


State & Federal Law Updates, TCOLE #3185

This class instructs law enforcement officers in the changes and updates to the law as occurred during the 85th Legislative Session of the Texas Congress. This class is mandatory for Peace Officers.

Date/Time:
November 6, 2017, 8:00am – 12:00pm
Cost: $30.00


State & Federal Law Updates, TCOLE #3185

This class instructs law enforcement officers in the changes and updates to the law as occurred during the 85th Legislative Session of the Texas Congress. This class is mandatory for Peace Officers.

Date/Time:
November 6, 2017, 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Cost: $30.00


Psychological Management, TCOLE #3796

This course is composed of four units and is designed to introduce, and integrate management skills not typically located in other management courses. The course will focus on building a foundation of understanding of the human dynamic and provide critical skills to add to the student’s skillset in managing the employee. The student will be evaluated by the instructor in relation to their proficiency in verbal skills demonstrated during roleplay scenarios.       

Date/Time:
November 7, 2017, 8:00am – 5:00pm
Cost: $60.00


Basic Peace Officer Course # 86 (Full-Time, Day)

The Basic Peace Officer Course is designed to meet the initial training requirements mandated by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) for becoming a Certified Texas Peace Officer and to prepare students to take the State's Peace Officer Licensing Exam.

Subjects are taught by TCOLE Certified Peace Officers to meet standardized objectives and to prepare students for the realities of working as a peace officer. Many subjects are taught in an academic setting, while others are taught as 'hands-on' practical lessons.  This is a 6-month, full-time, police training academy which runs from 6:45 a.m. to 5:45 p.m., Monday through Thursday. This '4/10' schedule is intended to promote using less fuel during the weekly commute, to provide more study time for cadets, and to emulate a 10-hour work schedule used by most law enforcement agencies.

Date/Time:
November 27, 2017, 6:45am –
May 18, 2018, 5:45pm
Cost: $2300.00


Intermediate Crisis Intervention Training, TCOLE #3841

This course provides training in identifying and interacting with victims and offenders who have mental health disorders or disabilities as well as those under the influence of legal and illegal substances from a law enforcement perspective.

Date/Time:
November 27, 2017, 8:00am –
November 28, 2017, 5:00pm
Cost: $120.00


Crisis Intervention Train-the-Trainer, TCOLE #3840

The Crisis Intervention Train-the-Trainer course reviews the key concepts, safety techniques, and communication skills initially taught in the crisis intervention section, Chapter 27, of the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Basic Peace Officer curriculum. The course provides the future instructor the expertise to discuss and answer questions and concerns about technique utilization that participants have experienced since their basic training. This course includes a combination of lecture, scenario role-play, and physical modeling. Participants are expected to be actively involved verbally and physically.

Date/Time:
November 27, 2017, 8:00am –
November 29, 2017, 5:00pm
Cost: $180.00


Mental Health Officer, TCOLE #4001

The purpose of this course is to educate law enforcement officers about issues pertaining to serving as a mental health officer.

The course covers the legal aspects of mental health commitments, liability issues, mental disorders, and mental disabilities. In addition, it deals with a variety of developmental disabilities including epilepsy, cerebral palsy and hearing impairments. Other areas covered include:

  • indicators of mental illness;
  • understanding mental illness;
  • documenting the interpersonal relations necessary to effectively work with the mentally ill, their families, and the mental health system; and
  • intervention strategies for dealing with both low and high risk situations.

This course will serve as part of the standards necessary for certification as a mental health officer by TCOLE.

Date/Time:
November 27, 2017, 8:00am –
November 30, 2017, 5:00pm
Cost: $240.00


PPCT/Ground Avoidance Ground Escape Instructor Transition, TCOLE #2040

This 16 hours HFRG/PPCT Ground Avoidance Ground Escape (GAGE) InstructorTransition course is for current PPCT Instructors only. This transition allows active PPCT instructors to get certified in GAGE, without having to repeat all the administrative topics and lectures.

Course Topics & Certifications:

  • Survival Learning Research
  • PPCT Control Principles
  • Pressure Point Control Tactics
  • Defensive Counterstrikes
  • Shoulder Pin
  • Ground Defense Positions

Date/Time:
December 7, 2017, 8:00am –
December 8, 2017, 5:00pm
Cost: $225.00


Interacting with Drivers Who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing, TCOLE #7887

Law enforcement officers who enroll in this TCOLE mandated course will learn about using appropriate techniques to interact and communicate with drivers who are deaf or hard of hearing. They will receive practical training on how to effectively communicate by themselves but also learn when an interpreter may be required.

As part of the course, officers will learn how to identify someone who is deaf or hard of hearing. They also will learn regulations for law enforcement agencies regarding deaf and hard of hearing individuals under the Americans with Disability Act.

Date/Time:
December 28, 2017, 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Cost: $30.00


Basic Peace Officer Course # 85 (Part-Time, Evening)

The Basic Peace Officer Course is designed to meet the initial training requirements mandated by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) for becoming a Certified Texas Peace Officer and to prepare students to take the State's Peace Officer Licensing Exam.

Subjects are taught by TCOLE Certified Peace Officers to meet standardized objectives and to prepare students for the realities of working as a peace officer. Many subjects are taught in an academic setting, while others are taught as 'hands-on' practical lessons. This is a 7-month, part-time Basic Peace Officer Course training academy. It is designed to meet the educational needs of working adults. It runs from 6 to 10 p.m., Monday through Thursday, and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Date/Time:
January 8, 2018, 6:00pm –
August 24, 2018, 10:00pm
Cost: $2300.00


Interacting with Drivers Who are Deaf and Hard of Hearing, TCOLE #7887

Law enforcement officers who enroll in this TCOLE mandated course will learn about using appropriate techniques to interact and communicate with drivers who are deaf or hard of hearing. They will receive practical training on how to effectively communicate by themselves but also learn when an interpreter may be required.

As part of the course, officers will learn how to identify someone who is deaf or hard of hearing. They also will learn regulations for law enforcement agencies regarding deaf and hard of hearing individuals under the Americans with Disability Act.

Date/Time:
January 25, 2018, 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Cost: $30.00


Basic Peace Officer Course # 87 (Full-Time, Day)

The Basic Peace Officer Course is designed to meet the initial training requirements mandated by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) for becoming a Certified Texas Peace Officer and to prepare students to take the State's Peace Officer Licensing Exam.

Subjects are taught by TCOLE Certified Peace Officers to meet standardized objectives and to prepare students for the realities of working as a peace officer. Many subjects are taught in an academic setting, while others are taught as 'hands-on' practical lessons.  This is a 6-month, full-time, police training academy which runs from 6:45 a.m. to 5:45 p.m., Monday through Thursday. This '4/10' schedule is intended to promote using less fuel during the weekly commute, to provide more study time for cadets, and to emulate a 10-hour work schedule used by most law enforcement agencies.

Date/Time:
March 5, 2018, 6:45am –
August 17, 2018, 5:45pm
Cost: $2300.00


Glock Armorer, TCOLE #4018

To be eligible to take the Armorers Course you must be an active/retired law enforcement peace officer. 

Learn how to safely use and maintain your weapon in a one day (8 hour) class.  

Certified Armorer Certification for all GLOCK Model Pistols (except G18/C Select-Fire models).

Course will include: Safety Rules; Safe Action System Design; Function of Safeties; Unloading & Clearing; Field Stripping & Reassembly; Detail Disassembly & Reassembly of Slide; Detail Disassembly & Reassembly of Receiver; Fire Control Component Configurations / Engagement; Multiple Practice Disassembly & Reassembly of Entire Pistol; Options / Alternate Parts Offered; and Sights / Tools· Diagnostics / Trouble Shooting Guides.

NOTE: This is a generic agenda and may be altered somewhat by the Instructor.

Date/Time:
October 2, 2018, 8:00am – 5:00pm
Cost: $250.00


Advanced Glock Armorer, TCOLE #4018

To be eligible to take the Armorers Course you must be an active/retired law enforcement peace officer. 

Two day (16 hour) class that goes beyond the basic armorers course and discusses advanced maintenance and service issues for the GLOCK pistol.

Current armorers with at least 2 years’ experience are eligible for the Advanced Armorers Course (AA).

Course will include: Safety Rules; Review of Basic Armorers Course; Models/Product/Parts Displays & Discussions; Detail Disassembly & Reassembly of Pistol (Multiple); Examination & Discussion of Individual Parts; Generational Upgrades & Changes; Suggested Inspection Procedures; Diagnosis & Repair - Variety of "Scenario" Pistols - All Generations; and Practical Exercises

NOTE: This is a generic agenda and may be altered somewhat by the Instructor.

Date/Time:
October 3, 2018, 8:00am –
October 4, 2018, 5:00pm
Cost: $350.00

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