The Central Texas College Police Academy (License Number: 511261) is designed to prepare the student to pass the basic peace officer licensing exam given by Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE). Once a cadet successfully completes the academy, they will take the TCOLE Peace Officer Licensing Exam at the CTC testing center.
The Police Academy consists of:
The cadet has the opportunity to attend the Police Academy for college credits. Upon successful completion, the cadet can earn 24 college credit hours and a certificate of completion. These hours can be applied to the CTC Associate of Applied Science degree in Protective Service: Texas Peace Officer.
All cadets must be able to perform strenuous physical activities, as this is a requirement of the academy.
POLICE ACADEMY REGISTRATION:
*Due to the COVID-19 virus the application process will be done by appointment only. We appreciate your patience as we try accommodate everyone during this time.*
*As of April 1, we will not accept more than 20-24 students in our Basic Peace Officer Course until further notice.*
*As of April 1, we will not accept more than 10 students in our Basic Telecommunications Course until further notice.
*Effectively immediately, we will no longer accept walk-in appointments for ANY reason. Everyone must make an appointment to come into our office.
Full-time Basic Peace Officer Academy:
Monday through Thursday, 7:30 a.m. - 6 p.m., 23 weeks, 696 hours of TCOLE mandated hours, plus additional hours for ASP, OC and Physical Training.
Part-time Basic Peace Officer Academy (night and weekends):
The evening Extended Basic Peace Officer Academy (non-sponsored): Monday through Thursday, 6 – 10 p.m. and every other Saturday from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m.
For more information, contact: