Heart of Texas Council of Governments Law Enforcement Training Program

Training is offered to law enforcement related individuals on mandated, intermediate, and special investigative topics. When possible, training will be offered free or at a significantly reduced rate. Attendees from agencies outside the HOTCOG Region will be charged $50 per class, payable by cash, check or money order prior to class beginning. No refunds but you may transfer the registration if needed.

To download a registration form, click on the link below, download the file, then save as a pdf file. You will then be able to fill out the form online. FAX registration forms to 254-756-0102 or email to cindy.rafter@hot.cog.tx.us. Pre-registration is required for all HOTCOG Law Enforcement Training classes. All training classes will be held at HOTCOG, 1514 S. New Road in Waco, except where noted. Classes are  8:00 – 5:00 unless otherwise specified.

Click here to download Law Enforcement Training Registration Form

De-escalation Techniques: Limiting Use of Force w/Public #1849 November 15, 2018 This class is full, no more registrations will be accepted.

Basic Instructor #1014, December 3-7, 2018 This class is full, no more registrations will be accepted. Location: ESEC, 7601 Steinbeck Bend Rd. Waco, TX

Field Training Officer #3702, January 8-10, 2019 Location: ESEC, 7601 Steinbeck Bend Rd. Waco, TX

Intermediate Use of Force #2107, February 6-7, 2019 Location: ESEC, 7601 Steinbeck Bend Rd. Waco, TX

Crisis Intervention Training #1850, March 4-8, 2019 Location: ESEC, 7601 Steinbeck Bend Rd. Waco, TX This class is full, no more registrations will be accepted.

Cultural Diversity #3939, March 14, 2019

Interacting w/Deaf Drivers #7887, March 21, 2019

Intermediate Crime Scene Investigation #2106, March 19-22, 2019 Location: ESEC, 7601 Steinbeck Bend Rd. Waco, TX

New Supervisors Course #3737, April 9-11, 2019 Location: ESEC, 7601 Steinbeck Bend Rd. Waco, TX

Intermediate Spanish for Law Enforcement #2109, May 15-17, 2019 No out of region registrations will be accepted.

Special Investigative Topics #3232, May 20-22, 2019 Location: Location: ESEC, 7601 Steinbeck Bend Rd. Waco, TX

Intermediate Child Abuse Prevention #2105, June 5-7, 2019 Location: ESEC, 7601 Steinbeck Bend Rd. Waco, TX

Racial Profiling #3256, June 6, 2019 8:00 – 12:00

Asset Forfeiture #3255, June 6, 2019 1:00 – 3:00

Intermediate Arrest, Search & Seizure #2108 June 20-21, 2019 Location: ESEC, 7601 Steinbeck Bend Rd. Waco, TX

Missing & Exploited Children #3275, July 11, 2019 8:30 – 3:30

Child Safety Alert Check List #4068, July 12, 2019 2:00 – 4:00

Identity Crimes #3277, July 18, 2019 1:00 – 4:00

Mental Health Peace Officer #4001, August 12-16, 2019 Location: ESEC, 7601 Steinbeck Bend Rd, Waco, TX
Prerequisites for Proficiency Certification: CIT Course #3841 or #3842 or Basic PO Course after January 2005. At least two years experience as a peace officer or justice of the peace.Successful completion of a training course in emergency first aid and lifesaving techniques and successful completion of the current course, pass the approved written examination for mental health officer proficiency with a score of 80% or better, and pass the skills based exam with a grade of satisfactory.

State & Federal Legislative Updates #3185, August 29, 2019 1:00 – 5:00

HOTCOG is contracted by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement to provide training courses. Courses offered by HOTCOG may be submitted to the Commission for credit. Complaints may be reported to TCOLE, 6330 E. Highway 290, Suite 200, Austin, TX 78723-1035. As required by this commission, the HOTCOG Training Program works under the advisement of a Law Enforcement Training Advisory Committee (LETAC). For more information regarding the LETAC, contact the HOTCOG Training Coordinator at cindy.rafter@hot.cog.tx.us or call 254-292-1891.

Law Enforcement Training Advisory Committee

Please click here to visit the Law Enforcement Training Advisory Committee page.