LET101 – 4.00 Hours

Schedule

LS LET101 7$25.00Register

Address

TEEX-Internet Moodle Campus

Texas A&M University Systems Building
College Station, TX 77845

Instructor

Miles Lee Santo

Start Time

12:01 AM Saturday, August 01, 2020
Central Daylight Time (CDT)

This schedule is subject to change without notice. If you have not received confirmation of the class prior to the class start, please contact the division at (800) 423-8433 or ilepse@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

Course Description

Texas state capitolMultiple bills passed by the 86th legislative session will have an impact on Texas law enforcement. There were administrative changes, changes in existing statutes, and new laws. Texas’ law enforcement professionals will better serve their communities by increasing their awareness of changes and additions to state statutes as they pursue equality in justice and ensure public safety. Case law, especially cases handed down by the Supreme Court of the United States, is of incredible importance to the administration of Justice. This online course will briefly cover recent judicial decisions that are important for law enforcement officers, administrators, and policy makers. Unless otherwise noted, bills went into effect on September 1, 2019.

This material is a general summary of selected court cases and changes to Texas’ criminal law as wrought by the 86th session of the Texas Legislature. This is not an all-inclusive recitation of every change, nor is it intended as legal advice. If you have any questions, consult your local city, county, or district attorney.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Legislative Update Course #3186.

Prerequisites

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.
  • To complete this course, you are required to have a computer with internet access.

Online Course Technical Requirements

To successfully complete this online course, you should have access to a computer with the following system requirements:

  • Computer tower or laptop
    • Note: The use of a tablet is not recommended and may result in connectivity issues.
  • Broadband or high-speed internet connection
    • Recommended: Wired connection with at least 2.0 Mbps bandwidth (bi-directional, i.e. sending and receiving)
    • Alternative: Wireless (WiFi) connection
    • Note: The use of a MiFi or mobile hotspot is not recommended and may result in connectivity issues.
  • Current version of web browser
    • Recommended: Mozilla Firefox 52 or higher, Google Chrome 80 or higher
    • Alternatives: Internet Explorer 11, Safari 11 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

Attendance Requirements

To meet attendance requirements, participants must review each training module and complete all required course assignments, activities, quizzes, and/or end of course exam.

Topics

  • Changes and updates to the Commission on Law Enforcement
  • Relevant case law from the U.S. Supreme Court
  • Changes to the Texas Penal Code
  • Changes to the Texas Code of Criminal Procedure
  • Changes to the Texas Transportation Code
  • Changes and Updates to Other Texas Statutes

Suggested Audience

Law enforcement administrators, peace officers, reserve law enforcement officers, judges, and prosecuting attorneys

Continuing Education And Professional Credits

  • 0.40 CEUs
  • 4.00 hours – Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)

Other Information

  • 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 ilepse@teex.tamu.edu

Contact Information

Institute for Law Enforcement and Protective Services Excellence
Phone: (979) 845-6677 | Toll-Free: (800) 423-8433
Email: ilepse@teex.tamu.edu

Payment Info

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

I think that regardless of one’s training, this course can benefit any death investigator. Very applicable to our job as detectives.

— Death Investigation
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