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Program Information and Syllabus

Program Information and Syllabus

TCOLE 643-Hour Basic Peace Officer Course
#SubjectHours
 Introduction and Orientation2
1.Fitness and Wellness, and Stress Management16
2.Professional Policing8
3.Professionalism and Ethics8
4.U.S. & Texas Constitutions, Bill of Rights, and Criminal Justice System8
5.Multiculturalism and Human Relations10
6.Code of Criminal Procedure20
7.Arrest, Search, and Seizure28
8.Penal Code44
9.Traffic68
10.Intoxicated Driver and SFST24
11.Civil Process8
12.Alcoholic Beverage Code4
13.Health and Safety Code – Controlled Substances Act12
14.Family Code – Juvenile Issues10
15.Written Communications16
16.Spanish16
17.Force Options24
18.Mechanics of Arrest40
19.Firearms48
20.Emergency Medical Assistance16
21.Emergency Communications12
22.Professional Police Driving32
23.Communication and Problem Solving16
24.Patrol/Consular Notification42
25.Victims of Crime10
26.Family Violence and Related Assaultive Offenses20
27.Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) and Mental Health Code16
28.Hazardous Materials Awareness6
29.Criminal Investigation, including:
Introduction, General, Protection of and Crime Scene Search, Interviewing Techniques, Booking Procedures, Courtroom Demeanor and Testimony, Case Management
44
30.Racial Profiling4
31.Asset Forfeiture4
32.Identity Crimes4
33.TCLEOSE Rules Overview3
 Total TCOLE hours643
 Cedar Valley Lab Hours129
 Total Cedar Valley College law Enforcement Academy Hours772