The Master Law Enforcement Instructor Certificate is designed to give graduates a recognized credential that can translate into greater recognition within their respective field. After completing three required courses and three elective courses, graduates will have an understanding of multiple foundational and specialty instructor-level courses.

Required Courses

Elective Courses

Choose three of the following:

*Formerly titled Defensive Tactics Instructor

Once all courses have been completed, applicants should confirm they meet all certificate requirements using the Master Law Enforcement Instructor Application (forthcoming) and return it to the TEEX Law Enforcement & Protective Services Excellence division. Eligibility of each candidate will be reviewed and email notification of decision will be sent.

Note: TEEX will only accept the Basic Instructor Development (#1014) from another training provider. If you are citing Basic Instructor Development (#1014) from another provider, please provide your certificate of successful completion and TCOLE training record with your application. TEEX will review your course equivalency request and make a determination on a case-by-case basis.


Funding Options: DHS/FEMA Veterans Benefits GSA
Delivery Types: Online Face-to-Face Blended Online Instructor-Led
Category Course # Course Title Description Division
Master Law Enforcement Instructor ADI210 Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Instructor
Having proper skills to conduct a sobriety test is essential to successful DWI/DUI traffic enforcement. This course prepares officers to instruct the Standardized Field Sobriety Test (SFST) course to their peers. Participants will experience hands-on training exercises and simulated alcohol “web lab” workshops. Successful graduates are able to teach the SFST course.
This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements for SFST Practitioner Course #1016. Show less
Having proper skills to conduct a sobriety test is essential to successful DWI/DUI traffic enforcement. This course prepares officers to instruct the Standardized Field Sobriety Test (SFST) course to their peers. Participants will experience hands-on training exercises and simulated alcohol… Show more
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Master Law Enforcement Instructor LET515 Emergency Vehicle Operations Instructor
Properly operating an emergency vehicle is critical for officer and public safety, as well as, agency liability reduction. This course is designed to train experienced instructors to deliver the Emergency Vehicle Operators course (EVOC) to their peers. This class is a realistic, high-stress, driving program that offers the participant 40 hours of actual driving time. The course curriculum was designed with input from the Texas Municipal League – Intergovernmental Risk Pool (TML_IRP) training and risk reduction staff. 
This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Course #78021. Show less
Properly operating an emergency vehicle is critical for officer and public safety, as well as, agency liability reduction. This course is designed to train experienced instructors to deliver the Emergency Vehicle Operators course (EVOC) to their peers. This class is a realistic, high-stress,… Show more
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Master Law Enforcement Instructor LET565 Basic Instructor Development
Having the knowledge and skills for creating a successful learning environment for students is an essential attribute to being a successful instructor. This hands-on, professional development experience for new instructors will improve skills for effective instruction and enhance presentation techniques. Participants will learn modern methods for effectively training adults and techniques for creating a productive and thriving learning environment.
This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Basic Instructor Course #1014. Show less
Having the knowledge and skills for creating a successful learning environment for students is an essential attribute to being a successful instructor. This hands-on, professional development experience for new instructors will improve skills for effective instruction and enhance presentation… Show more
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Master Law Enforcement Instructor LET567 Advanced Instructor Development
This hands-on course is designed to advance instructor knowledge and understanding of student motivations and generational values as well as advanced the development of instructor skills in preparation, presentation, and overall competency in training. Participants will learn modern methods for effectively training adults and techniques for creating a productive and thriving learning environment.This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Advanced Instructor Course #1017. Show less
This hands-on course is designed to advance instructor knowledge and understanding of student motivations and generational values as well as advanced the development of instructor skills in preparation, presentation, and overall competency in training. Participants will learn modern methods… Show more
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Master Law Enforcement Instructor LET570 RADAR/LIDAR Instructor
The goal of all police work is to protect the lives, property, safety, and well-being of the public. Traffic law enforcement is no exception. Research shows that excessive speed is a major contributing factor to motor vehicle crashes. Further, excessive speed increases the severity of the crashes that do occur.
RADAR is an important and effective means of accurately establishing vehicle speed. In recent decades, RADAR technology has been advanced significantly. Its cost-effectiveness has continued to improve as well. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) believes that police traffic RADAR is an effective enforcement tool. Police traffic RADAR provides a means of increasing enforcement effectiveness and permits police administrators to make better use of scarce personnel and costly fuel.
The overall goal of this course is to improve the effectiveness of speed enforcement through the proper and efficient use of police traffic RADAR speed measurement instruments. Every officer who successfully completed this course will become a better instructor and enforcer of the traffic laws governing vehicle speed.
This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements RADAR Course #2054. Show less
The goal of all police work is to protect the lives, property, safety, and well-being of the public. Traffic law enforcement is no exception. Research shows that excessive speed is a major contributing factor to motor vehicle crashes. Further, excessive speed increases the severity of the… Show more
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Master Law Enforcement Instructor LET575 Firearms Instructor
Knowing how to shoot well is an important requirement for police firearms instructors, but they must also know how to teach others to shoot and handle firearms. This course will help you develop the additional knowledge, skills, and techniques needed to organize and teach firearms courses. Participants will learn to diagnose and correct student weaknesses, analyze and score targets, design and run courses of fire, and properly document police firearms training. Participants will be able to develop and implement comprehensive firearms training programs.
This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Firearms Instructor Course #2222.
Participant Testimonials:”The instruction was very good and spot on scope of information. I was also very impressed with the level of teaching skills displayed by the teachers. I will recommend this school very highly going forward.” Show less
Knowing how to shoot well is an important requirement for police firearms instructors, but they must also know how to teach others to shoot and handle firearms. This course will help you develop the additional knowledge, skills, and techniques needed to organize and teach firearms courses…. Show more
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Master Law Enforcement Instructor LET576 Patrol Rifle Instructor
Responsibly training patrol officers on how to deploy patrol rifles is of the utmost importance to ensure they can deploy with speed and fire with precision while maintaining safety and accountability. This course teaches participants how to effectively instruct principles of marksmanship, rifle nomenclature, and operation. Emphasis will be placed on teaching weapons manipulation and training personnel to fight with commonly configured patrol rifles. Although this course is based on the AR-15/M-4/M-16 weapons platform, other systems will be discussed.
This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Patrol Rifle Instructor Course #3323. Show less
Responsibly training patrol officers on how to deploy patrol rifles is of the utmost importance to ensure they can deploy with speed and fire with precision while maintaining safety and accountability. This course teaches participants how to effectively instruct principles of marksmanship,… Show more
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Master Law Enforcement Instructor LET652 Arrest and Control Tactics Instructor
Participants will learn modern self defense concepts and principals for all levels of resistance that can be used if attacked in the line of duty. Officers will be able to return to their agency and train personnel in these defensive tactics.This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements for TEEX Defensive Tactics Course #78035.Participant Testimonials:”[The] objectives were clearly stated and highlighted by the instructor. [Those objectives] were addressed through both classroom and practical application which enhanced the learning process.””Our instructor was prepared and knowledgeable… Made the effort to ensure everyone gained the required knowledge to pass the course.” Show less
Participants will learn modern self defense concepts and principals for all levels of resistance that can be used if attacked in the line of duty. Officers will be able to return to their agency and train personnel in these defensive tactics.This course meets Texas Commission on Law… Show more
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Master Law Enforcement Instructor LET658 Advanced Defensive Tactics Instructor
This advanced course is designed to build upon the tactics learned in the prerequisite Arrest and Control Tactics Instructor course. Focus will be placed on how to use these foundational techniques on the move and as a team.This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements for TEEX Advanced Defensive Tactics Course #78039. Show less
This advanced course is designed to build upon the tactics learned in the prerequisite Arrest and Control Tactics Instructor course. Focus will be placed on how to use these foundational techniques on the move and as a team.This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement… Show more
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Master Law Enforcement Instructor LET705 Reality Based Training Instructor
Effective scenario training enables participants to gain valuable hands-on experience and improve their skills for public safety and security. Safety and realism are the two most important elements in reality-based training. This course is designed to teach participants how to safely design and implement scenario based training within their agency. Participants will learn how to effectively develop and evaluate a scenario training plan that is safe and effective. Upon completing this course, participants obtain several training scenarios that they will be able to take back to their agencies to immediately utilize.
This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements LET705 TEEX RBTI Course #78032. Show less
Effective scenario training enables participants to gain valuable hands-on experience and improve their skills for public safety and security. Safety and realism are the two most important elements in reality-based training. This course is designed to teach participants how to safely design… Show more
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Master Law Enforcement Instructor MSP203 Police Motorcycle Instructor Certification
This 120-hour course equips the instructor candidate with the knowledge and skills to successfully instruct the Basic Police Motorcycle Operator course. Instructor candidates work through topics such as range location selection, layout and cone placement for each activity, coaching and evaluating motorcycle operator performance, and how to properly demonstrate riding skills. The instructor candidate will gain practical field exercise experience through the facilitation of a Basic Police Motorcycle Operator course and receive daily performance feedback based on their teaching and coaching performance. Upon successful completion of the course, participants will be certified to customize their own agency training program to continue training internally.This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements for Course #667375. Show less
This 120-hour course equips the instructor candidate with the knowledge and skills to successfully instruct the Basic Police Motorcycle Operator course. Instructor candidates work through topics such as range location selection, layout and cone placement for each activity, coaching and… Show more
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