The H. Joaquin Jackson Law Enforcement Academy is now accepting applications for basic peace officer training.

Cost for the academy is $1,950.00 which includes books, supplies ammunition and the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement examination.

Application deadline for the 2020 academy is Wednesday, February 5 with classes beginning Monday, February 10.

“The application requires extensive paperwork along with a physical and psychological exam,” said Oguzhan Basibuyuk, Associate Professor of Criminal Justice.

“So we’re encouraging people to apply early.”

Application are available in room 106 of the Morelock Academic Building.

For more information, visit the LEA website at or call (432) 837-8704 or 8166.