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Basic Peace Officer Course - Night

TPA110 - 728.00 Hours

Currently there are no scheduled classes for this course. However, this course can be scheduled to meet your specific needs. For more information about this course or to schedule a class, please contact Law Enforcement and Security Training at (800) 423-8433 or law@teex.tamu.edu.

Description

BPOC PicturePeace Officers play a vital role in ensuring the safety and security of the public. The Central Texas Police Academy (CTPA) delivers a Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) approved Basic Peace Officer course leading to Texas Peace Officer licensing. Participants receive classroom training designed to prepare each student for the state licensing examination and engage in hands-on training to better acquaint them to the rigors of police work.

This course is 36 weeks in duration and meets Monday - Thursday 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. and every other Saturday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

This course meets TCOLE requirements Basic Peace Officer Course #1000.

Prerequisite

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Requirements

Equipment

  • Notebook paper (8 ½” x 11”) and notebook dividers (minimum 33)
  • Blue or black ink pens, red ink pen, highlighters, #2 pencils
  • Duty belt
  • Handgun and secure holster- thumb-break style
  • Minimum of two speed loaders or three magazines
  • Handcuffs and key (Smith & Wesson, Peerless, Hiatts, etc.) and handcuff case
  • Speed loader pouch or double magazine pouch
  • Straight flashlight (Mag-lite, Surefire, Stream Light, etc.) and flashlight holder
  • Belt keepers (minimum of four)

Attire

  • Black shoes or boots that can be polished
  • Athletic gear must be brought the first day of class and each day thereafter consisting of
    • navy-colored shorts
    • athletic shoes
    • towel
  • The required pants for the uniform are Dickies brand #874 khaki pants. They are available from Wal-Mart and other common vendors for less than $20/pair. It is recommended that the student purchase at least three pair.

Recommended

Equipment

  • Small dictionary, law dictionary
  • Gear bag

Topics

Arrest procedures +Crime scene investigation +Criminal investigations +Emergency vehicle operation +Firearms training +Patrol tactics +Physical fitness training +Report writing +Self-defense techniques +Standardized Field Sobriety Testing +Traffic enforcement and investigations +Texas Penal Code

Audience

  • Anyone who is interested in becoming a Texas peace officer

Government Programs, Certifications and Accreditations

Post 9/11 GI Bill Benefits For information contact (877) 833-9638

Education Credits

    Contact Information

    Law Enforcement and Security Training
    Phone: (979) 845-6677 | Tollfree: (800) 423-8433

    Other Information

    Bryan/College Station Texas Training Facilities

    • Emergency Vehicle Driving Track
    • Firearms Range
    • Live-Fire Shoot House
    • Simulation Prop Houses
    • Wiatt Building and Circuit Training Exercise Track

    Resources

    Central Texas Police Academy FAQs

    Central Texas Police Academy Rules

     

    Payment Options
    • Credit Card - Complete online registration or call (979) 845-6677
    • Purchase Order - Complete registration form and send to law@teex.tamu.edu or fax to (979) 862-2788
    • Check - Complete registration form and mail to: TEEX - LAW, P.O. Box 40006, College Station, TX 77842

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