Police Academy

The Texoma Regional Police Academy (TRPA) at Grayson College offers a 20 week (830 hours) daytime program designed to prepare students for a challenging and rewarding career in law enforcement. TRPA also offers a 44 week part time evening academy class Students are awarded 25 credit hours of college credit for the completion of the Police Academy program at Grayson College. The police academy is accredited by The Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE).

Throughout the program, students will participate in classroom instruction and live training exercises. Individuals completing the day or night Academy and passing the TCOLE state-licensing exam are certified to seek emplotment in state and local law enforcement agencies, throughout Texas, as a full time peace officer or reserve officer.


To be admitted to TRPA students must meet the following minimum entrance requirements:

  • At least 21 years of age at the time of graduation from the course
  • Be of good moral character
  • Provide a completed application form to the Texoma Regional Police Academy and be interviewed personally
  • Comply with all TCOLE Minimum Standards for Licensing. (Go to http://www.tcole.texas.gov/. Help and Resources; Rules and Policy; Commission Rules; Par 7 Chapter 215; 215.15
  • Submit to electronic fingerprinting by Murphy Trust USA, and cleared by TCOLE
  • Take a psychological exam with a reading test score at a 12th grade reading level
  • Gain admission to Grayson College.

Police Academy - Certificate


Subject

Semester Hours



CJLE 1506 (Basic Peace Officer I) 5
CJLE 1512 (Basic Peace Officer II) 5
CJLE 1518 (Basic Peace Officer III) 5
CJLE 1524 (Basic Peace Officer IV) 5
CJLE 1329 (Basic Peace Officer V) 3
CJLE 1211 (Basic Firearms)  2

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*Please review your Student Planner or contact your Student Success Coach/Faculty Mentor to review which courses may be used to fill this degree requirement.

Supplemental course taken in conjunction with Basic Peace Officer Courses I, II, III, IV and V. Satisfies or exceeds the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) approved Basic Peace Officer Academy Course 1000643. Basic preparation for a new peace officer. Firearm safety, cleaning and care techniques, proper shooting principles, and firearm proficiency. This course was designed to be repeated multiple times if content varies.

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Supplemental course taken in conjunction with Basic Peace Officer Courses I, II, III, and IV. Satisfies or exceeds the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement approved Basic Peace Officer Academy Course #1000. ***THIS COURSE MAY BE OFFERED ONLY BY INSTITUTIONS LICENSED AS A POLICE ACADEMY BY Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.***

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Basic preparation for a new peace officer. Should be taken in conjunction with Basic Peace Officer II, III, IV, and V (supplement) to satisfy the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement approved Basic Peace Officer Training Academy. ***THIS COURSE MAY BE OFFERED ONLY BY INSTITUTIONS LICENSED AS A POLICE ACADEMY BY Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.***

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Basic preparation for a new peace officer. Should be taken in conjunction with Basic Peace Officer I, III, IV, and V (supplement) to satisfy the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement approved Basic Peace Officer Academy. ***THIS COURSE MAY BE OFFERED ONLY BY INSTITUTIONS LICENSED AS A POLICE ACADEMY BY Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.***

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Basic preparation for a new peace officer. Should be taken in conjunction with Basic Peace Officer I, II, IV, and V (supplement) to satisfy the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement approved Basic Peace Officer Academy. ***THIS COURSE MAY BE OFFERED ONLY BY INSTITUTIONS LICENSED AS A POLICE ACADEMY BY Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.***

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Basic preparation for a new peace officer. Should be taken in conjunction with Basic Peace Officer I, II, III, and V (supplement) to satisfy the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement approved Basic Peace Officer Training Academy. ***THIS COURSE MAY BE OFFERED ONLY BY INSTITUTIONS LICENSED AS A POLICE ACADEMY BY Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.***

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Last updated: 08/29/2019