Central Texas Police Academy

The Central Texas Police Academy (CTPA) was established in 1953 as the Texas Municipal Police School. The Academy offers four different routes to the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) Basic Peace Officer licensing as well as a number of other law enforcement trainings. All programs offered by the Texas Law Enforcement Extension Training program have been built on the 70-year foundation as the oldest statewide law enforcement extension training agency.

Academy Offerings

Certificate Programs

Collision Investigator
Collision Reconstructionist
Forensic Fire Investigator
Master Collision Reconstructionist
Master Defensive Tactics Instructor
Master Law Enforcement Instructor
Public Safety Supervisor


Contact Information

Lee Santo

Phone: (979) 321-6190
Email: [email protected]


Did you know? Through an agreement with Blinn College, cadets who complete the TEEX Basic Peace Officer Course can earn 20 hours of college credit toward an Associate in Applied Science degree.

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Interested in receiving credit for one of our courses through another accredited and certified training body or your state’s Peace Officers Standards and Training commission (POST)? Contact us today!