Law Enforcement AcademyFort Stockton
Law Enforcement Academy Honors First Graduating Cohort
The first cohort graduated May 17, 2019, at the Midland College Williams Regional Technical Training Center in Fort Stockton, Texas.
All twelve cadets passed their Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Basic Peace Officer Exam, and ten of the twelve were pinned by their hiring department at the graduation ceremony. The other two cadets were contacted at the ceremony and offered interviews.
TCOLE Basic Peace Officer Course # 1000643 is the initial course for Law Enforcement Officers within the State of Texas. Students must successfully complete this course to qualify for the Peace Officer Exam, administered by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.
The Midland College WRTTC Law Enforcement Academy offers a cohort once per year. The cohort meets Monday thru Thursday evenings from 6 pm to 10 pm for ten months. Some daytime and Saturday classes are scheduled as needed during the cohort.
Prospective cadets must meet all TCOLE Licensing and Enrollment Standards, and Midland College Continuing Education Program Requirements.
Professional Development and Continuing Education, both TCOLE mandated and Department identified training topics, are offered to currently licensed Texas Peace Officers. Scheduled Trainings listings are located on the Midland College Continuing Education web page under Williams Regional Technical Training Center.