Program Information and Syllabus

TCOLE 696-Hour Basic Peace Officer Course

​#Subject
TCOLE HoursCVCLEA Hours
 0
Administrative/Overview/Orientation
4
A. Professional Police Practices (56 hours)
1.
Professionalism and Ethics
12
2. 
Professional Policing
12
3.
Fitness, Wellness and Stress Management
16
4. 
TCOLE Rules Overview/1033
4
5.Multiculturalism
8
6.Racial Profiling (TCOLE 3256)
4
B. Constitutional Law, Criminal Law and Criminal Justice System (121 hours)
7.U.S./Texas Constitution and Bill of Rights
10
8.Penal Code
50
9.Code of Criminal Procedures
8
10.Arrest, Search and Seizure
40
11.Asset Forfeiture
4
12.
Identity Crimes
4
13.
Consular Notification
1
14.
Civil Process
4
C. Illegal Substances and Special Regulations (12 hours)
15.
Health and Safety Code — Controlled Substances Act
8
16.
Texas Alcoholic Beverage Code (TABC)
4
D. Family, Children and Victims of Crime (23 hours)
17.
Family Violence, Child Victims and Related Assaultive Offenses
4
18.
Missing and Exploited Children (TCOLE 3275)
4
19.
Child Alert Check List
1
20.
Victims of Crime
10
21.
Human Trafficking
4
E. Traffic Regulation (98 hours)
22.
Traffic Code/Crash Investigation (TIM)
74
23
Intoxicated Driver/SFST
24
F. Communication/Language (48 hours)
24.
Written Communications
16
25.
Verbal Communication/Public Interaction
16
26.
Spanish
16
G. Use of Force (32+24 hours)
27.
De-Escalation Strategies
8
28.
Force Options Theory
24

Defensive Tactics
24
H. Special Populations (42 hours)
29.
Crisis Intervention Training (CIT)
40
30.
Traumatic Brain Injury
2
I. Arrest Procedures (40 hours)
31.
Arrest and Control
40
J. Investigations (50 hours)
32.
Criminal Investigation
40
33.
Juvenile Offenders
10
K. Vehicle Operations (32 hours)
34.
Professional Police Driving
32
L. Patrol Operation (72 hours)
35.
Patrol Skills/Traffic Stops
46
36.
Radio Communications/Amber-Silver Alerts/TCIC-TLETS
16
37.
Civilian Interaction Training (TCOLE 30418)
2
38.
Interacting with Deaf and Hard of Hearing
4
39.
Canine Encounters
4
M. Medical (16 hours)
40.
Emergency Medical Assistance
16
N. Weapons (48+16 hours)
41.
Firearms
48

Taser
8

OC Spray
8
O. All Hazards Training (4 hours)
42.
HAZMAT
4
P. End of [TCOLE-BPOC] Review
43.
End of [TCOLE-BPOC] Review
2

Practicals (Building Search, Simunition Training, Responding to Mock Calls for Service, Mock Oral Boards)
23

FINAL Fitness and Health Assessment (PT collapses into this; 8 at the close. In between the plan is to press exercise using Class Sergeants at break time)
8

BPOC Exam/Final
3
 
Total hours696
78
 
Total Cedar Valley Law Enforcement Academy Hours 774
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