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. Training will be offered at no charge for any of these classes (unless specifically stated) if you work within the HOTCOG Region.  Attendees from agencies outside the HOTCOG Region will be charged $50 per class, payable by cash, check or money order prior to class beginning. HOTCOG will not bill your agency.  No credit cards and no refunds but you may transfer the registration if needed.  For classes that have a limit, preference for seating will be given to in-region agency registrants.

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. Unless otherwise noted, register for the following classes by emailing attached registration form to:  mailto:lana.gudgel@hot.cog.tx.us or fax to 254-756-0102, Attn: Lana Gudgel.

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.

Law Enforcement Training Registration Form

 

All class sizes will be limited to 15 until further notice 

 

Basic Instructor #1014 Nov 30, – Dec 4, 2020
(class is limited to 10) Full – Registration for this class is closed .  Contact Lana Gudgel for additional information. 
Location: ESEC 7601 Steinbeck Bend Road, Waco
8:00 – 5:00, 40 hrs, TCOLE Credits
Instructor: Lana Gudgel / Amy Derrick
This course introduces the student to the teaching-learning process, phases of the teaching-learning process, factors affecting learning, preparing a lesson plan, and methods of instruction. The students will be taught how to develop and use instructional media to enhance their presentations. In addition, the fundamental techniques of developing testing and evaluation procedures will be presented. Each trainee must demonstrate the basic knowledge and skills required to effectively instruct a lesson during two teaching exercises. Prerequisites to qualify for Certification: substantial experience in teaching or in the special field or subject area to be taught, to include: two years experience as a peace officer, telecommunicator, or jailer; or a Bachelors Degree and two years of teaching experience; or a graduate degree. Laptop not required for this class but is recommended.

Juvenile Law & Procedures #2093     March 23,2021   

(class is limited to 15)

Location: ESEC, 7601 Steinbeck Bend Road http://goo.gl/maps/vjKPc 

8:00 –12:00, 4 hrs, TCOLE Credits

Instructor: Tina Lincoln

Basic Instructor Course #1014                          February 1-5, 2021                                                

(class is limited to 10, no out-of-region attendees accepted)  

Location: ESEC 7601 Steinbeck Bend Road, Waco

8:00 – 5:00, 40 hrs, TCOLE Credits

Instructor:  Lana Gudgel / Amy Derrick

This course introduces the student to the teaching-learning process, phases of the teaching-learning process, factors affecting learning, preparing a lesson plan, and methods of instruction. The students will be taught how to develop and use instructional media to enhance their presentations. In addition, the fundamental techniques of developing testing and evaluation procedures will be presented. Each trainee must demonstrate the basic knowledge and skills required to effectively instruct a lesson during two teaching exercises.

Prerequisites to qualify for Certification: substantial experience in teaching or in the special field or subject area to be taught, to include: two years experience as a peace officer, telecommunicator, or jailer; or  a Bachelors Degree and two years of teaching experience; or  a graduate degree. ( Laptops are not required for this class; however, they are recommended)

Intermediate Crime Scene   #2106                                            March 22-26, 2021

(class is limited to 10) This class is full, no further registrations will be accepted.  Contact Lana Gudgel for additional information 

Location: ESEC, 7601 Steinbeck Bend Rd http://goo.gl/maps/vjKPc

8:00 – 5:00, 40 hrs, TCOLE Credits

Instructor: Keith Vaughan

Student Pre-Requisites: None

Certification Requirements: Individuals must meet the applicable certification standards found in Commission Rule 221.1 and 221.3.

 

 Special Investigative Topics  #3232                             April 19-21, 2021

(class is limited to 15)      This class is full no further registrations will be accepted.  Contact Lana Gudgel for additional information 

Location: ESEC, 7601 Steinbeck Bend Rd http://goo.gl/maps/vjKPc

8:00-5:00, 24 hrs, TCOLE Credits

Instructor: Keith Vaughan

Child Abuse and Neglect, Family Violence, Sexual Assault Sex Offender Characteristics.

 

 De-escalation Techniques: Limiting Use of Force w/Public  1849   May 6, 2021   

(class is limited to 15)

Location: ESEC, 7601 Steinbeck Bend Road http://goo.gl/maps/vjKPc

8:00 –5:00, 8 hrs, TCOLE Credits

Instructor: Keith Vaughan

This course is a required course to be completed by an officer holding only a basic proficiency certificate, at least once every 48 months;  as a requirement for an intermediate proficiency certificate; aas a requirement for an advanced certificate.

 

Courtroom Security  #10999                                                                                   June 7, 2021

(class is limited to 15)

Location: HOTCOG, 1514 S. New Road, Waco http://goo.gl/maps/vjKPc

8 hrs, TCOLE Credits

Instructor: Sharri Pyburn

 

De-escalation Techniques: Limiting Use of Force w/Public          #1849   June 10, 2021   

(class is limited to 15)

Location: ESEC, 7601 Steinbeck Bend Road http://goo.gl/maps/vjKPc

8:00 –5:00, 8 hrs, TCOLE Credits

Instructor: Keith Vaughan

This course is a required course to be completed by an officer holding only a basic proficiency certificate, at least once every 48 months;  as a requirement for an intermediate proficiency certificate; aas a requirement for an advanced certificate.

 

Intermediate Child Abuse Prevention            #2105                        July 12-14, 2021

(class is limited to 15)

Location: ESEC, 7601 Steinbeck Bend Rd http://goo.gl/maps/vjKPc

8:00 – 5:00, 24 hrs, TCOLE Credits

Instructor: Keith Vaughan

 

 

 

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).

 

Law Enforcement Training Advisory Committee

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