This course is designed to orient officers to the terminology and legal aspects/concepts concerning factors and situations where use of force may likely occur. Participants learn about the statutory authority for use of force, the terminology and concepts of use of force, force options and suitable alternatives, and the use and implications of deadly force. Legal issues and use of force decision making will be reinforced so that the officer can preserve his/her own life while not exceeding his/her legal authority.
This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Intermediate Use of Force #2107.
There are no prerequisites for this course.
Course Completion Requirements
The mandatory completion/duration period for this eCourse is 45 days from the registration date. Participants will have 3 attempts to pass the final examination.
To complete this course you are required to have a computer with internet access.
To meet attendance
requirements, participants must review each module and complete all required
course assignments, activities, quizzes, and or end of course exam.
• Broadband internet connection
• Current browser
- Recommended: Mozilla Firefox 57 or higher, Google Chrome 65 or higher
- Alternatives: Internet Explorer 11, Safari 10 or higher
- Note: Microsoft Edge is not currently a supported browser
• Apple Quicktime Player 10 or higher
• Adobe Acrobat Reader 10 or higher
• Adobe Flash 28 or higher
TopicsStatutory authority for use of force+Use of force terminology and concepts+Force options and force alternatives+Use of deadly force+Legal issues related to use of force
Peace officers or other law enforcement personnel.
Continuing Education and Professional Credits1.3 CEUs
Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)
After registering online for this course, you will receive an email with instructions for getting started. If you do not receive a confirmation within one hour, please contact us at (979) 845-6677 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Refunds are not available for eLearning courses, nor may the course be transferred from one customer to another.