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TEXAS - COMMISSION OF LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER STANDARDS AND EDUCATION - ANNUAL REPORT, JANUARY 1974

NCJ Number
17323
Author(s)
ANON
Date Published
1974
Length
25 pages
Annotation
A SUMMARY OF THE ACTIVITIES AND MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS OF THIS COMMISSION WHICH WAS CREATED TO STRENGTHEN AND IMPROVE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER TRAINING AND EDUCATION IN TEXAS AND TO CONDUCT AND PROMOTE RESEARCH IN THIS FIELD.
Abstract
THE COMMISSION IS AUTHORIZED TO CERTIFY LAW ENFORCEMENT TRAINING AND EDUCATION PROGRAMS AS HAVING ATTAINED CERTAIN STANDARDS ESTABLISHED BY THE COMMISSION; CERTIFY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER INSTRUCTORS; AND CERTIFY LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS AS HAVING ACHIEVED CERTAIN STANDARDS OF EDUCATION, TRAINING, AND EXPERIENCE. UNDER THE ORIGINAL LAW, THE PROGRAM WAS VOLUNTARY; 1969 AMENDMENTS MADE IF MANDATORY FOR ALL PEACE OFFICERS TO HAVE COMPLETED SATISFACTORILY A PREPARATORY PROGRAM OF TRAINING IN LAW ENFORCEMENT AT A SCHOOL APPROVED OR OPERATED BY THE COMMISSION BEFORE THEIR PERMANENT APPOINTMENTS. AN OUTLINE OF THE MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR APPOINTMENT, STATISTICS ON OFFICERS CERTIFIED BY THE COMMISSION, A LIST OF REQUIRED SUBJECTS FOR THE BASIC TRAINING COURSES, AND STATISTICS ON POLICE ACADEMIES CERTIFIED BY THE COMMISSION ARE AMONG THE AREA COVERED IN THIS REPORT. ALSO INCLUDED ARE A LIST OF CERTIFIED POLICE TRAINING ACADEMIES, INFORMATION ON LAW ENFORCEMENT DEGREE PROGRAMS, FINANCE AND FUNDING DATA, AND A COMPARISON OF TEXAS REQUIREMENTS FOR PEACE OFFICERS WITH OTHER STATES. (AUTHOR ABSTRACT MODIFIED).