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Criminal Justice Training Center

The Criminal Justice Training Center provides peace officer training courses in a professional environment for those attempting to become peace officers in the State of Texas in accordance with the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.

The mission of the University of Houston-Downtown Criminal Justice Training Center is dedicated to providing quality, professional instruction to future and current peace officer professionals. Utilizing our staff instructors in conjunction with subject matter experts in the state and nationally, we provide today’s officers with the tools they need to serve their communities safely, effectively, and professionally according to the standards of the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.  

All Programs are offered in accordance with the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement standards and include:

Basic Peace Officer Course- TCOLE reporting number 1000696

  • Provides students with training for the law enforcement profession for completion of the Basic Peace Officer Course requirement to become a peace officer in the State of Texas