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Classes for Law Enforcement In-Service Training

Current Classes

Law Enforcement Remington Armorer’s School - Shotgun

At these factory sponsored training sessions, students can acquire in-depth training on service, inspection, troubleshooting, repair, factory authorized modification, disassembly, and re-assembly techniques for all Remington law enforcement shotguns and rifles, in short, it's everything they'll need to keep these firearms in peak working order at all times.

Regardless of the location, after successful completion of the course, which includes practical and written examination, the student will receive a certificate valid for a period of three years.

Date/Time:
March 11, 2019, 8:00am –
March 12, 2019, 5:00pm
Cost: $475.00


Human Trafficking TCOLE #3270

This will be an 8-hour in-service course for licensed peace officers. The course will give officers information on identifying victims, investigating human trafficking, things to consider when recuing victims and prosecuting traffickers, connecting victims to needed services, the need for a coordinated community response, and how state, federal, and global human trafficking concerns are connected. The instructor will use video, lecture and case summaries to provide an interesting and useful course to students.

Date/Time:
March 11, 2019, 8:00am – 5:00pm
Cost: Free


Law Enforcement Remington Armorer’s School - M700 Rifle

At these factory sponsored training sessions, students can acquire in-depth training on service, inspection, troubleshooting, repair, factory authorized modification, disassembly, and re-assembly techniques for all Remington law enforcement shotguns and rifles, in short, it's everything they'll need to keep these firearms in peak working order at all times.

Regardless of the location, after successful completion of the course, which includes practical and written examination, the student will receive a certificate valid for a period of three years.

Date/Time:
March 13, 2019, 8:00am – 5:00pm
Cost: $250.00


Family Violence and Mental Health TCOLE 3901

The goal of this class is to examine the individualized training and skills officers have previously received in the areas of domestic violence and mental health issues and combine/apply those skills together at the scene of a call that involves both these issues for the best outcome for all including victims and children.  Students will learn how family violence, trauma and adverse childhood experiences may cause mental health problems in victims or suspects and how mental health issues may cause family violence. The class will also examine Texas law and agency policy for these two complicated areas.

Date/Time:
March 15, 2019, 8:00am – 5:00pm
Cost: Free


Processing the Sexual Assault Crime Scene TCOLE # 2017

Processing the Sexual Assault Crime Scene – This will be a 24-hour in-service course for licensed peace officers. During this 3-day course, officers will receive a refresher on basic investigative techniques with an emphasis and focus on techniques that are of particular importance to a sexual assault investigation. Protocols for collecting and processing evidence will be a major focus during this course, which will include both lecture and scenarios. Students must bring a digital camera to the class. Limited to 24 students.

Date/Time:
March 18, 2019, 8:00am –
March 20, 2019, 5:00pm
Cost: Free


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:
March 25, 2019, 8:00am –
March 29, 2019, 5:00pm
Cost: $360.00


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 an average peace officers will encounter a dog in one of three residences to which they respond? This four 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:
April 1, 2019, 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Cost: $36.00


Civilian Interaction Training, TCOLE #30418

Texas drivers traditionally received very little, if any, training on how to act when being stopped by law enforcement. The Community Safety Education Act (SB 30) seeks to change this by standardizing the training received by Texas drivers and law enforcement officers. The Act mandates that high school students and students receiving driver education and driver safety training receive consistent training in expected behaviors. The Civilian Interaction Training course is a required course to be completed no later than the second anniversary of the date the officer is licensed unless the officer completes the training as part of the officer’s basic training. A peace officer or reserve law enforcement officer who holds a license under Chapter 1701, Occupations Code, issued on or before January 1, 2018, shall complete this training program not later than January 1, 2020.

Date/Time:
April 2, 2019, 9:00am – 11:00am
Cost: $18.00


State and Federal Law Update, TCOLE 3185

Multiple bills passed by the 85th Legislature will have an impact on Texas law enforcement. There were administrative changes, changes in existing statues, and new laws. By pursuing equality in justice and ensuring public safety, Texas’ law enforcement professionals will better serve their communities by increasing their awareness of changes and additions to state statutes.

Date/Time:
April 2, 2019, 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Cost: $36.00


40-Hour Crisis Intervention Training Class TCOLE #1850

This course provides the key concepts, safety techniques and communication skills for peace officers to use when they respond to individuals in a serious mental health crisis. It 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
  • intervention strategies for dealing with low and high risk situations

The former 16-hour Crisis Intervention Training ceased to exist on April 1, 2018. For officers licensed after April 1, 2018, who have not had this new Crisis Intervention Training as part of their BPOC, this is a required course and must be taken within two years of license issuance. For officers who were licensed before April 1, 2018, this is a required course to be completed no later than the second anniversary of the date the officer is licensed or the date an officer applies for an intermediate proficiency certificate, whichever date is earlier.

Date/Time:
April 15, 2019, 8:00am –
April 19, 2019, 5:00pm
Cost: $360.00


Family Violence and Mental Health TCOLE 3901

The goal of this class is to examine the individualized training and skills officers have previously received in the areas of domestic violence and mental health issues and combine/apply those skills together at the scene of a call that involves both these issues for the best outcome for all including victims and children.  Students will learn how family violence, trauma and adverse childhood experiences may cause mental health problems in victims or suspects and how mental health issues may cause family violence. The class will also examine Texas law and agency policy for these two complicated areas.

Date/Time:
April 22, 2019, 8:00am – 5:00pm
Cost: Free


Intermediate Arrest, Search and Seizure - TCOLE 2108

The course teaches officers about using probable cause, seeking and preparing search warrants, and detaining and arresting individuals.  The Intermediate Arrest, Search, and Seizure course educates officers about the criminal court process and the possibility of civil liability.  Juvenile justice procedures regarding the topics also are discussed during this course.

Date/Time:
May 13, 2019, 8:00am –
May 14, 2019, 5:00pm
Cost: $144.00

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