Thank you for your interest in the Law Enforcement Academy; please read this information carefully to determine if you meet the qualifications and requirements to enter the law enforcement academy.
The Texas Occupations Code sets the legal minimum qualifications for persons to be licensed as peace officers in the State of Texas. The Texas Commission on Law Enforcement is the regulatory agency charged with maintaining and regulating the standards set in the Occupations Code. Basically, the qualifications to be a peace officer in Texas are:
The Law Enforcement Academy will need the following documents, be prepared; in some cases the original or certified copy must be presented.
In addition to meeting the qualification standards established by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement, every person applying for the Cedar Valley College, Law Enforcement Academy must comply with these additional requirements.