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Basic Peace Officer Course

TPA100  - 728.00 Hours

Schedule

Start Date

End Date

Location

Class Number

   
2/2/15 6/5/15 Bryan, TX USA LS TPA100 15 enroll  
8/3/15 12/4/15 Bryan, TX USA LS TPA100 16 enroll  

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 publicsafety@teex.tamu.edu to get the latest schedule.

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 meets TCOLE requirements Basic Peace Officer Course #1000.

Prerequisite

There are no prerequisites for this class

Topics

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

Audience

  • Anyone who is interested in becoming a Texas peace officer

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

Government Programs, Certifications and Accreditations

Post 9/11 GI Bill Benefits For information contact (800) 833- 9638

Education Credits

728.00 Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE)

Contact Information

Law Enforcement

Phone: (979) 845-6677 | Toll-Free: (800) 423-8433 | Fax: (979) 862-2788
publicsafety@teex.tamu.edu

Other Information

Bryan/College Station Texas Training Facilities

Accreditation Agreements


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