Basic Peace Officer
Quick Program Facts
- Number of courses: 5
- Class schedule: Monday–Friday, 7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
- Total hours: 736
- Length of program: 19 weeks (approximately)
- Accreditation: Texas Commission on Law Enforcement
- Cost: $680
- Financial aid: TPEG, TCC Foundation
- Campus: Northwest Campus Criminal Justice Training Center / Police Academy
- Types of instruction: classroom, lab and hands-on
- Certificate: Basic Peace Officer Certificate
Our Police Academy program is designed to train and certify you to be a police officer in the state of Texas.
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Credentials in Detail
After completing this program, you will take the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) Basic Peace Officer Licensing Exam at our testing center.
Courses You Will Take
- CJLE-1006 Basic Peace Officer I
- CJLE-1012 Basic Peace Officer II
- CJLE-1018 Basic Peace Officer III
- CJLE-2047 Tactical Skills for Police
- CJLE-1011 Basic Firearms
How to Apply
For the requirements and steps to apply: Apply to the Police Academy.
The application process is the same for both credit and non-credit students.
Criminal Justice Training Center / Police Academy
4801 Marine Creek Parkway
Fort Worth, Texas 76179
Updated December 11, 2017