Course Descriptions

 

CJLE 1506 - Basic Peace Officer I                                                                                 5:3:8


Basic preparation for a new peace officer. Topics covered are introduction to fitness and wellness, history of policing, professionalism and ethics, United States Constitution and Bill of Rights, Criminal Justice system, Texas Penal Code, Texas Code of Criminal Procedure, civil process, and stress management. Should be taken in conjunction with Basic Peace Officer II, III, and IV to satisfy the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) approved Basic Peace Officer Training Academy.

Prerequisite: TSI Reading requirement met or minimum passing score on Pre-TASP.

 

CJLE 1512 - Basic Peace Officer II                                                                               5:3:8


Basic preparation for a new peace officer. Topics covered are field note taking, report writing, "use of force" law and concepts, problem solving, multiculturalism, professional policing approaches, patrol procedures, victims of crime, family violence, MHMR, crowd management, HAZMAT, and criminal investigation. Should be taken in conjunction with Basic Peace Officer I, III, and IV to satisfy the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) approved Basic Peace Officer Training Academy.

Prerequisite: TSI Reading requirement met or minimum passing score on Pre-TASP

  

CJLE 1518 - Basic Peace Officer III                                                                               5:3:8


Basic preparation for a new peace officer. Topics covered are laws pertaining to controlled substances, crowd management, personal property, and crime scene investigation. Should be taken in conjunction with Basic Peace Officer I, II, and IV to satisfy the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) approved Basic Peace Officer Training Academy.

Prerequisite: TSI Reading requirement met or minimum passing score on Pre-TASP.

  

CJLE 1524 - Basic Peace Officer IV                                                                               5:3:8


Basic preparation for a new peace officer. Topics covered are laws directly related to police field work, Texas Transportation Code, intoxicated driver, Texas Penal Code, elements of crimes, Texas Family Code, Texas Alcoholic Beverage Code, and civil liability. Requires the demonstration and practice of the skills of a police officer including patrol, driving, traffic stop skills, use of force, mechanics of arrest, firearm safety, and emergency medical care. Also includes study of the techniques and procedures used by police officers on patrol. Includes controlled substance identification, handling abnormal persons, traffic collision investigation, note taking and report writing, vehicle operation, traffic direction, crowd control, and jail operations. Should be taken in conjunction with Basic Peace Officer I, II, and III to satisfy the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) approved Basic Peace Officer Training Academy.

Prerequisite: TSI Reading requirement met or minimum passing score on Pre-TASP.

 

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