Basic Peace Officer
Quick Program Facts
- Number of courses: 5
- Class schedule: Monday–Friday, 7:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m.
- Total hours: 656
- Length of program: 20 weeks (approximately)
- Accreditation: Texas Commission on Law Enforcement
- Cost: $900
- See Police Academy Program Costs & Dates for more details.
- Financial aid: Tuition Assistance
- Campus: Northwest Campus Criminal Justice Training Center / Police Academy
Our Police Academy program is designed to train and certify you to be a police officer in the state of Texas.
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.
Check course availability
Go to Course Sections Offered by Term in WebAdvisor and scroll down to Continuing Education Terms.
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.
Jim Mcgregor, Police Academy Coordinator
Sha King, Police Academy Coordinator
Updated July 02, 2020