Course Equivalents

Legislative Mandates

Legislative Mandate Course Number Accepted Equivalent Courses Date Effective
Trauma Informed Investigation for College/University PD Officers (51.288) 3232 (after 08/20/2019) 4070 Trauma Informed/Sexual Assault Investigations 470 Informed Response to Sexual Assault (TCOLE Online)
School Based Law Enforcement Active Shooter (EC 37.0812) 2195 N/A 09/01/2019
Epinephrine Auto-Injectors (OC 1701.703) 1826 N/A 09/01/2019
Civil Process for Constables (OC 1701.3545) 1415 3102 Civil Process Exemption by Constable 09/01/2019
Special Investigative Topics (OC 1701.352(b) 3232 3264 Special Investigator Certification/ 3265 Special Investigator Train the Trainer/ 3737 New Supervisor/ 3261 SAFVIC, 3262 SAFVIC, 3263 SAFVIC- all 3 required/ 786106 DPS Leadership Development Course 09/01/2001
School Based LE Trng (OC 1701.263) 4064 4063 School Based LE Train the Trainer/ 3971 NASRO Advanced SRO/ 3952 School Based Law Enforcement Basic/ 3953 School Based Law Enforcement Intermediate (both 3952 and 3953 require CIT to have been completed)/ 41501 TxSSC Introductory SBLE/ 41502 TxSSC Intermediate SBLE (both 41501/41502 require CIT to have been completed) 06/20/2015
New Constable (OC 1701.3545(f) 3742 N/A 09/01/2005
New Chiefs (Education Code 96.641(f) 3780 N/A 09/01/1997
Mental Health Training for Jailers (OC 1701.310(a) 4900 3524 Mental Health, Suicide, and De-escalation for Jailers/ 1120 Basic County Corrections Course 01/01/2018
Legislative Update (State and Federal Law Update)(OC 1701.351(a-1) 31** (last 2 digits are legislative session number) 3188* Pre-release approved course (approved Contracts, only)/ 33** (MyTCOLE) 09/01/2009
Human Trafficking (OC 1701.258) 3270 3271 Advanced Human Trafficking/ 3268 SAFVIC Human Trafficking Investigator 1000696 BPOC 01/01/2011
First Time Supervisor 3737 3746 FBI LEEDA Supervisor Leadership Institute 09/01/1993
Eyewitness Identification (CCP 2.1386) 3286 N/A 01/01/2018
De-Escalation (OC 1701.352(b) 1849 N/A 04/01/2018
Interacting w Drivers Deaf /Hard of Hearing (OC 1701.253(m) 7887 1000696 BPOC 03/01/2016
Cultural Diversity (OC 1701.352(b) 3939 394 Cultural Diversity (MyTCOLE)/ 3737 New Supervisor/ 39393 DPS Cultural Diversity- Online/ 786106 DPS Leadership Development Course 09/01/2001
Crisis Intervention Trng (8hr Update)(OC 1701.352(b) 3843 1850 Crisis Intervention 40hr/ 4001 Mental Health Officer Course 09/01/2005
Crisis Intervention Training (40hr)(OC 1701.253(j) 1850 1000667 BPOC 1000696 BPOC 04/01/2018
Crisis Communication (OC 1701.351(h) 2120 420 Crisis Communication (MyTCOLE) 01/01/2014
Courtroom Security (Govt Code 158.002) 10999 21001- 21007 (all required) Courtroom Security Specialist Certification/ 374399 Constable CE + Courtroom Security 01/01/2018
Constable's Continuing Ed. (OC 1701.3545(f) 3743 374399 Constable's Continuing Ed + Courtroom Security 09/01/2005
Civilian Interaction Trng Program (OC 1701.253(n) 30418 1000696 BPOC 01/01/2018
Civil Process (OC 1701.354) 3131 3102 Civil Process Exemption by Constable 01/01/1991
Chief's Continuing Ed. (Education Code 96.641(f) 3740 N/A 09/01/1997
Body Worn Camera Trng (OC 1701.656) 8158 N/A 09/01/2015
40 Hours/Unit (OC 1701.351(a) N/A Any course related to assigned duties. 09/01/1983
20h Hours/Unit (OC 1701.352(i) N/A Any course related to assigned duties. 9/1/2015
Canine Encounters (OC 1701.253(l) 4065 6048 Canine Handlers Trng/ 62040 Defensive Tactics- Canine Encounters/ 62041 Texas Specific- Shoot, Don't Shoot/ 62042 Defensive Tactics- Canine Encounters- Train the Trainer/ 9988 Prior to 01/01/2016, any course containing 4hrs of animal training approved after review by TCOLE 1000696 BPOC 1/1/2016

Proficency Equivalents

Proficiency Equivalents Course Number Accepted Equivalent Courses Proficiency Level
Advanced Human Trafficking 3271 3268 SAFVIC Human Trafficking Investigator PO- Adv
Use of Force in the Jail Setting 3504 N/A CO-Int
Use of Force 2107 N/A PO- Int
TDD/TTY 3812 396 TRS & Emergency Technology/ 397 Deaf Culture/ 398 Crimes Against People with Disabilities/ 399 Understanding ASL & Use of Interpreters/ 400 Emergency Management for People with Disabilities/ 401 Effective TTY Call Processing/ 402 ADA Laws and Regulations(MyTCOLE)/ 420 TDD/TTY for Telecommunicators TO- Bas/Int/Adv/Mas
Suicide Detection and Prevention in Jails 3501 N/A CO-Int
Spanish for Law Enforcement 2109 2110 Spanish For LE- D.E./ 2111 Spanish for LE- Test Out/ 34001, Spanish for LE- Spanish on Patrol/ 22109 Spanish for Telecommunicators PO- Int, Co- Int, TO- Int/Adv/Mas
Racial Profiling 3256 3257 Asset Forfeiture and Racial Profiling/ 1000643 BPOC/ 1000667 BPOC/ 1000696 BPOC PO- Int
Personnel Orientation 1999 N/A PO- Bas, TO- Bas, CO- Bas
Missing and Exploited Children 3275 782096 DPS Interdiction for Protection of Children/ 53268 Advanced Child Abuse Investigations/ 53267 ACA Module 3- Special Topics and Resources/ 1000696 BPOC PO- Int/Adv
Interpersonal Communication in the Correctional Setting 3503 N/A CO-Int
Interacting with Drivers Deaf/Hard of Hearing 7887 1000696 BPOC PO- Int
Inmate Rights and Privileges 3502 N/A CO-Int
Identity Theft 3277 1000643 BPOC/ 1000667 BPOC/ 1000696 BPOC PO- Int
Human Trafficking 3270 3271 Advanced Human Trafficking/ 3268 SAFVIC Human Trafficking Investigator/ 1000696 BPOC PO- Int
FTO 3720 (TO), 3721 (CO), 3722 (PO) N/A PO- Bas, TO- Bas, CO- Bas
Ethics in Law Enforcement 3920 3925 Ethics in Law Enforcement D.E. TO- Int/Adv/Mas
De-escalation Techniques 1849 81999 (DPS only)/ 1000696 BPOC PO- Int/Adv
Cultural Diversity 3939 39393 DPS Cultural Diversity Online/ 394 Cultural Diversity (MyTCOLE)/ 3737 New Supervisor/ 786106 DPS Leadership Development Course PO- Int
Crisis Intervention Training (40hr) 1850 1000667 BPOC/ 1000696 BPOC PO- Int/Adv
Crisis Communication 2120 420 Crisis Communication for Telecommunicators (MyTCOLE) 1080 BTOC TO- Bas/Int/Adv/Mas
Crime Scene Investigation 2106 40052 TFSA Forensic Technician PO- Int
Child Safety Check Alert List 4068 53268 Advanced Child Abuse Investigations/ 53269 ACA Module 1- Laws and Dynamics/ 53270 ACA Module 2- Interview and Interrogating Tech./ 1000696 BPOC PO- Int/Adv
Child Abuse Prevention and Education 2105 N/A PO- Int
Canine Encounters 4065 6048 Canine Handlers Training/ 62040 Defensive Tactics- Canine Encounters/ 62041 Texas Specific- Shoot Don't Shoot/ 62042 Defensive Tactics- Canine Encounters Train-the-Trainer/ 9988 Canine Courses prior to 01/01/2016- must be reviewed by TCOLE for credit (0hrs)/ 1000696 BPOC PO- Int/Adv
Asset Forfeiture 3255 3257 Asset Forfeiture and Racial Profiling/ 1000643 BPOC/ 1000667 BPOC/ 1000696 BPOC PO- Int
Arrest, Search, and Seizure 2108 N/A PO- Int
Special Investigative Topics 3232 3264 Special Investigator Certification/ 3265 Special Investigator Train the Trainer/ 3737 New Supervisor/ 3261 SAFVIC, 3261 SAFVIC, 3263 SAFVIC- all 3/ 786106 DPS Leadership Development Course Intermediate PO

Specialty Equivalents

Specialty Certificates Course Name Accepted Equivalent Courses
Jailer Firearms Jail Firearms Course Any BPOC
SFST Instructor 221.33 SFST Practitioner Completion of SFST Practitioner 2176 or 2064 AND either 1016 SFST Train-the-Trainer Course or 1015 Drug Recognition Expert Instr course.
Sexual Assault/Family Violence 221.29 Special Investigator Certification Course 3265 Special Investigator Train-the-Trainer Course/ OR all 3, below 3261 SAFVIC Module 1 3262 SAFVIC Module 2 3263 SAFVIC Module 3
School Based LE 221.43 School Based Law Enforcement Training 4063 School Based LE Train the Trainer/ 3971 NASRO Advanced SRO/ 3952 School Based Law Enforcement Basic/ 3953 School Based Law Enforcement Intermediate (both 3952 and 3953 require CIT to have been completed)/ 41501 TxSSC Introductory SBLE/ 41502 TxSSC Intermediate SBLE (both 41501/41502 require CIT to have been completed) Certificate also requires 2195 SBLE Active Shooter
Mental Health Officer 221.11 Mental Health Officer 4002 Mental Health Officer D.E.
Investigative Hypnosis 221.7 Basic Investigative Hypnosis N/A
FQ for Juvenile Probation 221.35 Juvenile Probation Officer Firearms Certification N/A
FQ for Juvenile Probation 221.35 CSO and PO Firearms N/A
Firearms Inst'r 221.19 Firearms Instructor NRA Handgun Shotgun Police Instr/ NRA Pistol Shotgun Police Instr/ NRA Small Arms Trng School FBI Firearms Instr/ FLETC Firearms Instr Training Program (10 day)/ 2223 DPS Firearms Instr/ 2228 International Assoc. of LE Agencies Firearms Instr./ Note- Firearms Instr Courses prior to 1998 Certificate Rule will not be accepted.
Cybercrime 3210 Cyber Crimes Investigator Certification N/A
Crime Prev. 221.39 Crime Prevention Specialist N/A
Court Security Specialist 221.41 All are required- 21001 Intro to Court Security/ 21002 Bailiff Functions in Court Security/ 21003 Court Security Screening Basics/ 21004 Explosives Recognition and Awareness/ 21005 Intro to Court Security Tech/ 21006 Court Security Practical Exercises/ 21007 Court Security Practical Firearms
Civil Process 221.25 Civil Process 3131 Basics of Civil Process
Advanced Inst'r 221.28 Advanced Instructor N/A
Academic Recog. 221.23 College Degree at Accredited College N/A
Basic Instructor 221.27 1014 Basic Instructor TEEX Methods of Instruction/ TX Dept. of Health Instructor/ TDCJ Correctional Inst. Div. Inst’r Course/ FLETC Inst’r/ FEMA Inst’r/ TX Fire Commission Instructor/ FBI Instructor Development Course/ US Air Force Basic Instructor Course/ US Army Total Army Instructor Course (131-ITC-1-L1)/US Army Common Faculty Development Instructor Course (CFD-IC) US Navy Inst’r Course/ US DOE/NNSI Basic Instructor Training/ Defense Information School-Instructor Training Course/ US Dept. of Veteran Affairs 40hr Inst’r Course/ US Dept. of Homeland Security Inst’r Course/ DEA Inst’r Course/ 3950 DARE Course plus 3951 DARE Instructor Course/ Other State POST Instructor Course