REMINDER ABOUT TRAINING MANDATES:
TCOLE Rule 217.11(f) now requires that “a peace officer first licensed on or after January 1, 2011, must complete a basic training program on the trafficking of persons within one year of licensure.” If you were licensed on or after 01/01/2011, and you have not yet taken a Human Trafficking course, YOU MUST DO SO WITHIN 12 MONTHS OF LICENSURE!
Additionally, Rule 217.11(e) requires all new dispatchers to complete the 2120 Crisis Communications Course and the 40-hour 1013 Basic Telecommunications Certification Course within 12 months of his or her first day of employment.
SPECIAL PRICE FOR LODGING IN KILGORE:
One quick note: Neither the police academy nor Kilgore College endorses any particular hotel or business entity. We provide the links and information below for information purposes only. The hotels below are listed in alphabetical order. If you're interested in having any special rates for ETPA students listed for your hotel, please contact Michael Ferguson.
The AMERICA'S BEST VALUE INN & SUITES in Kilgore (903.988.2800, 3298 US Hwy 259 North) has agreed to rent rooms to ETPA adjunct instructors and ETPA students for $50 per night, provided that you notify hotel staff that you're affiliated with ETPA. The point of contact for any questions is Ms. Nilam Patel.
The COMFORT SUITES hotel in Kilgore (903.984.2385; 1210 US Hwy 259 North) has agreed to rent rooms to ETPA adjunct instructors and ETPA students for $64.95 per night, provided that you notify hotel staff that you're affiliated with ETPA. The Comfort Suites hotel is located approximately one mile north of the police academy's main classroom location.
VIRTUAL CLASSROOM COURSE CATALOG:
If you're interested in seeing which courses we have scheduled via the Virtual Classroom (i.e., Internet delivery), please click HERE. Each class is added to this catalog as it is added to our schedule. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to contact Michael Ferguson.
2013 Pre-Service / Licensing Courses:
2013 Basic Peace Officer Courses [Note that the BPOC is now 720 hours]
2013 Night Basic Peace Officer Courses [Note that the NBPOC is now 720 hours]
2014 Pre-Service / Licensing Courses
2013 In-Service / Continuing Education Courses
2014 In-Service / Continuing Education Courses
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