Frequently Asked Questions
Answers to frequently asked questions.
Q1: IS THE TRAINING TCOLE (TEXAS COMMISSION ON LAW ENFORCEMENT) APPROVED OR CERTIFIED?
A1: TCOLE is very specific about how courses can be advertised and does not allow the wording, Approved or Certified. Therefore, in accordance with their regulations, our training is ELIGIBLE for TCOLE credit hours.
Q2: DOES THE HOSTING AGENCY SUBMIT CREDIT HOURS TO TCOLE?
A2: In some instances, the agency hosting the training is an approved training provider and will submit the hours. In cases where the agency host is not, students will be given all the necessary information and paperwork to have their training supervisor submit their hours into TCLEDDS.
Q3: HOW DO MY HOURS GET REPORTED?
A3: Link to the TCOLE White Paper can be found HERE
Q4: HOW MUCH IS THE LODGING AND IS IT REQUIRED FOR COURSES HELD THERE?
A4: The cost for lodging is $125 for the week. Using the lodging IS NOT required and there are hotels within easy drivetime. Lodging is in a very rural area and it is encouraged that officers bring food and comfort items with them.
Q5: IS THERE FEMALE LODGING AVAILABLE?
A5: Yes, currently we can accommodate both male and female guests in separate sleeping areas.
Q6: IS THERE A RECOMMENDED READING LIST?
A6: Yes, it can be found HERE.
Q7: WHERE CAN I FIND AN AGENCY LIST?
A7: Agency List can be found HERE.