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Classes for Law Enforcement In-Service Training

Current Classes

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 –
December 1, 2017, 5:00pm
Cost: $240.00


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

This 16-hour 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


Basic Jail Certification Course for Sworn Texas Peace Officers, TCOLE #1107

This 32-hour course is designed to provide licensed Texas Peace Officers with the knowledge and skills needed to successfully acquire certification as a county corrections officer or jailer. The course was developed to help professional correction officers respond to many known situations, understand the constitutional rights of inmates, become acquainted with cultural differences and diversity of individuals, and seek the ethical practice of all your contacts while insisting others conduct themselves in an ethical manner. The course also works to help correctional officers to feel secure in their job and hold themselves in high esteem.

Date/Time:
December 11, 2017, 8:00am –
December 14, 2017, 5:00pm
Cost: $240.00


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


Canine Encounters, TCOLE #4065

Did you know 4.5 million people are bitten by dogs each year in the United States? Did you know on average peace officers will encounter a dog in one of three residences to which they respond? This eight-hour course covers the legal definition of a dangerous canine, Texas requirements for notifying the owner of the animal, where to find information about dangerous canines and how to read a dog’s body language. The Canine Encounters course is designed to meet law enforcement officers’ educational requirements as established by legislature in HB 593.

Date/Time:
January 22, 2018, 8:00am – 5:00pm
Cost: $60.00


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


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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