Police Academy Training
The Temple Police Academy 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 Academy Cadets, Licensed Texas Police Officers and Civilian Staff.

The Temple Police Academy 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:
Basic Peace Officer's Course
The Temple Police Academy is licensed by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE). The academy is authorized to conduct course number 1000, the Basic Peace Officer's Course, for individuals to obtain a Texas Peace Officer's license. The academy hosts 2 courses a year, which normally begin in January and July. The hours of operation for the academy are during the day, and there are no evening courses offered.

Attendee Requirements
Attendees of the Temple Police Department's Basic Peace Officer Course must be hired by a Texas law enforcement agency or have a letter of sponsorship from a Texas law enforcement agency.

  • Must be 21 years of age before the class end date
  • Must meet TCOLE's minimum standards for peace officer licensing
Basic Peace Officer's Course Contact Information
Persons interested in more information may contact the Training Coordinator, Sergeant Pete Ramirez , by email or by calling 254-298-5570.