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CJLE 1429 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, EFC, MVC

Basic Peace Officer V
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Supplemental course taken in conjunction with Basic Peace Officer Courses I, II, III, and IV. Satisfies or exceeds the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement approved Basic Peace Officer Academy Course #1000. NOTE: This course may be offered only by institutions licensed as a Police Academy by Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. (2 Lec., 8 Lab.)


CJLE 1506 (5 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, EFC, MVC

Basic Peace Officer I
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Basic preparation for a new peace officer. Should be taken in conjunction with Basic Peace Officer II, III, IV, and V (supplement) to satisfy the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement approved Basic Peace Officer Training Academy. NOTE: This course may be offered only by institutions licensed as a Police Academy by Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. (3 Lec., 8 Lab.)


CJLE 1512 (5 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, EFC, MVC

Basic Peace Officer II
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Basic preparation for a new peace officer. Should be taken in conjunction with Basic Peace Officer I, III, IV, and V (supplement) to satisfy the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement approved Basic Peace Officer Academy. NOTE: This course may be offered only by institutions licensed as a Police Academy by Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. (3 Lec., 8 Lab.)


CJLE 1518 (5 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, EFC, MVC

Basic Peace Officer III
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Basic preparation for a new peace officer. Should be taken in conjunction with Basic Peace Officer I, II, IV, and V (supplement) to satisfy the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement approved Basic Peace Officer Academy. NOTE: This course may be offered only by institutions licensed as a Police Academy by Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. (3 Lec., 8 Lab.)


CJLE 1518 (5 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, EFC, MVC

Basic Peace Officer III
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Basic preparation for a new peace officer. Should be taken in conjunction with Basic Peace Officer I, II, IV, and V (supplement) to satisfy the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement approved Basic Peace Officer Academy. NOTE: This course may be offered only by institutions licensed as a Police Academy by Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. (3 Lec., 8 Lab.)


CJLE 1524 (5 Credit Hours)
Offered at CVC, EFC, MVC

Basic Peace Officer IV
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: Basic preparation for a new peace officer. Should be taken in conjunction with Basic Peace Officer I, II, III, and V (supplement) to satisfy the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement approved Basic Peace Officer Training Academy. NOTE: This course may be offered only by institutions licensed as a Police Academy by Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. (3 Lec., 8 Lab.)


CJLE 2420 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC, MVC

Texas Peace Officer Procedures
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: This course is a study of the techniques and procedures used by police officers on patrol. Includes controlled substance identification, handling abnormal persons, traffic collision investigation, note taking and report writing, vehicle operation, traffic direction, crowd control, and jail operations. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


CJLE 2421 (4 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC, MVC

Texas Peace Officer Law
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: This course is a study of laws that are directly related to police field work. Topics include traffic, intoxicated driver, Penal Code, elements of crimes, the Family Code, Alcoholic Beverage Code, and civil liability. (3 Lec., 4 Lab.)


CJLE 2522 (5 Credit Hours)
Offered at EFC, MVC

Texas Peace Officer Skills
This is a WECM Course Number.
Course Description: This course includes the demonstration and practice of the skills expected of a police officer. Topics include patrol, traffic stops, use of force, mechanics of arrest, firearms safety and emergency medical care. (4 Lec., 4 Lab.)



Academic Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for transfer among community colleges and state public four year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.

WECM Courses
Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.


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