Training

The Temple Police Department is certified by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) and abides by its rules. Our mission is to provide law enforcement related training to Licensed Texas Police Officers and Civilian Staff.

Staff

The Temple Police Department is staffed with 2 full-time officers and supported by personnel within the Temple Police Department who are licensed TCOLE instructors with a variety of specialties in law enforcement.



Contact Information


If you are interested in our training offerings for certified peace officers, please contact:
  • Training Coordinator
    Sergeant Shandy Ables
    254-298-5854
  • Assistant Training Coordinator
    Officer Jeremy Gooch
    254-298-5571
  • In Person at the Police Department
    209 E Avenue A
    Temple, TX 76501                   Fax 254-298-5572

Licensed Peace Officer Continuing Education

The Temple Police Department offers continuing education training which may be open to currently licensed peace officers or other law enforcement related personnel.  These offerings will be posted as soon as possible so attendees can plan and arrange to attend.

Training Calendar



The Temple Police Department will post training as soon as practical.  Although most announcements will be in advance as possible, a quarterly calendar will be used to announce training within that period.

Admission Requirements



All prospective attendees of any Temple Police Department training must be in good standing with their respective agencies. All Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) licensed individuals must be in good standing.  Generally, Temple Police Department trainings will be open to licensed peace officers, jailers, tele-communicators, elected officials, and civilian law enforcement employees. Classes that are for law enforcement only will be specified as, “Law Enforcement Only”. Classes which are solely for Temple Police Department personnel will be announced as, “TPD Only”. Classes that require certain qualifications or requisites will have those requirements listed with the training announcement. Individuals are not considered enrolled until a confirmation is given by the Temple Police Department.