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This 40-hour program covers teaching-learning dynamics, lesson planning, instructional methods, and evaluation techniques. Successful completion qualifies you for a TCOLE Instructor Proficiency certificate application.
A 16 hour class examining defensible processes, documentation, interview techniques, legal concerns and proper records keeping for those who perform or manage IA Investigations.
This 40-hour Crisis Intervention Training Course will cover the key concepts, safety techniques, and communication skills critical when dealing with persons suffering with a mental illness who find themselves in a state of crisis. It will expand the student’s knowledge in de-escalation for all types of crisis interactions such as the utilization of the LEAPS theory of de-escalation, Active Listening Skills, and crisis scene management.
This course is designed to provide law enforcement officers with the necessary skills and knowledge related to defense tactics. The primary objective of this course is to equip officers with the ability to effectively and safely handle various situations that require physical intervention.
Duty to Intervene is a course designed to equip and train officers with the awareness and adeptness to intercede when reasonable objectiveness dictates that excessive force is being used by surrounding officers during an arrest or detention. The course explains on content that officer/s who witness their colleagues violating the Use of Force policy must take action and professionally restore safety.
The "Street Cop Effective Policing and Tactics" course is designed to provide law enforcement officers with practical skills and strategies for effective community policing and tactical operations. This course focuses on enhancing officers' abilities to engage with the community, practice de-escalation techniques, and make informed decisions in high-pressure situations.
This class is designed to certify an individual to be a statewide resource as a mental health officer (MHO), per Texas Occupations Code 1701.404, and the TCOLE Rule §221.11. An MHO assists responding law enforcement officers to determine, if and what, actions can be taken regarding the individual(s)’s 4th Amendment rights, due to the individual(s)’s incapacitation caused by their mental health crisis. This course certifies an individual on how to identify applicable situations for intervention, appropriate local resources for the demographics of the jurisdiction, and best practices on building resource/community connections.
The objective of this course is to prepare students to teach the Radar/LiDAR user course.
This course is designed to instruct students in the operation of police RADAR/LIDAR devices. The course will provide the student with the history, theory, principles, and laws relating to RADAR/LIDAR operations and will include outdoor practical exercises.
This 16-hour course is designed specifically for smaller urban law enforcement agencies. The course will provide patrol officers with contemporary tactics, concepts and methodologies to assist them in determining the appropriate response and tactics to utilize in securing a location and locating the threat.
This course uses the nationally standardized SFST curriculum and is designed to improve the administration and overall consistency of the Standardized Field Sobriety Test (SFST) battery by keeping officers up to date and proficient.
To equip participants with the necessary linguistic tools to discern critical words or phrases that might indicate a potential threat and to respond appropriately in situations necessitating verbal control over one or multiple subjects
This comprehensive course covers critical areas including child abuse and neglect, family violence, sexual assault, sex offender characteristics, and key updates in relevant Texas codes.