Basic Peace Officer Certificate (Police Academy)

Navarro College has a fully licensed police academy offering basic peace officer certification and in-service training for licensed law enforcement officers. The Police Academy includes 33 training units encompassing law, defensive tactics, firearms, driving, investigations, and other law enforcement topics. Upon successful completion of the program, students are eligible to take the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) licensing exam.

*Please note: Student must be 21 years of age upon completion of the Academy. With an additional 12 hours course credit completed with Navarro College and completion of the Academy student may initiate paperwork with the Navarro College Police Academy Coordinator to articulate credit towards a Criminal Justice certificate or associate degree.

Courses that will be awarded through the articulation process:

CJLE 2420

CJLE 2421

CJLE 2522

All in-service courses are accredited by TCOLE and are offered year-round through the Navarro College Police Academy. To attend in-service courses students must have a current license with the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.