The Brazosport College Law Enforcement Academy is recruiting for enrollment in spring 2014 Basic Peace Officer Certification courses.
The Basic Peace Officer Certification course begins on January 6 at Brazosport College. Application packets for the Law Enforcement Academy will be available at the Brazosport College Library until November 25 and must be returned to Teresa LeBlanc-Collins, Assistant Professor, Criminal Justice, no later than December 5.
Prospective students must go through the application process before registering for the academy.
The spring 2014 semester day academy meets 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Successful applicants will participate in more than 600 hours of training in various subjects such as criminal law, firearms and arrest tactics, as well as emergency driving, traffic enforcement and criminal investigation.
Applicants must undergo a recruiting process, including a criminal history check and psychological evaluation. Upon successful completion of the training course, candidates will become eligible to sit for the state licensing exam. A passing score of 70 or above on the state licensing exam will make the candidate eligible for employment in the state of Texas as a police officer, deputy sheriff, constable and other law enforcement capacities.
For more information, contact Teresa LeBlanc-Collins at (979) 230-3442.