The TCOLE Commission and its Members

The Commission sets policy, approves rules and procedures formulated by the Executive Director and staff, and takes formal disciplinary actions against licensees on the recommendation of the Executive Director and state Administrative Law Judges.

Meeting Schedule

The Commission meets at least four times each year in meetings open to the Public.  

Upcoming Meeting Dates and Locations

Meeting Date Meeting Location
December 14, 2022 - 2:00pm City of Edinburg City Council Chambers, Edinburg City Hall, 415 W. University Drive, Edinburg, Texas
December 15, 2022 - 9:30am City of Edinburg City Council Chambers, Edinburg City Hall, 415 W. University Drive, Edinburg, Texas
February 1, 2023 - 1:00pm MEETING CANCELLED
February 2, 2023 - 9:30am MEETING CANCELLED
April 19, 2023 - 1:00pm TCOLE Headquarters, 2nd Floor Training Room, 6330 East Highway 290, Austin, Texas
April 20, 2023 - 9:30am J.J. Pickle Research Campus, The Commons Learning Center, 10100 Burnet Road, Bldg. 137, Austin, Texas
June 14, 2023 - 1:00pm TCOLE Headquarters, 2nd Floor Training Room, 6330 East Highway 290, Austin, Texas
June 15, 2023 - 9:30am J.J. Pickle Research Campus, The Commons Learning Center, 10100 Burnet Road, Bldg. 137, Austin, Texas

 

Watch the Meeting Live:  Live Recording  

(only available while Commssion Meetings are in progress)
 

 

Most Current Agendas

  • Commission Meeting
    Thursday, February 2, 2023
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    MEETING CANCELLED
  • Commissioner Workshop
    Wednesday, February 1, 2023
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    MEETING CANCELLED
  • Commission Meeting
    Thursday, December 15, 2022
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    City of Edinburg City Council Chambers, Edinburg City Hall, 415 W. University Drive, Edinburg, Texas

Most Current Minutes

  • Commission Meeting Minutes August 2022
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  • Quarterly Commission Meeting Minutes June 2022
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  • Commission Meeting Minutes April 2022
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Past Meeting Agendas, Minutes and Recordings

Public Comment / Proposed Rules

Proposed Rules are open for public comment.  Public comments may be submitted electronically to public_comment@tcole.texas.gov or in writing to Mr. John Beauchamp, Interim Executive Director, Texas Commission on Law Enforcement, 6330 East Hwy 290, Suite 200, Austin, TX 78723-1035.

Description Get File Meeting Date
September 2021 Proposed Rules Get Minutes 09/02/2021
September 2019 Proposed Rules Get Minutes 09/05/2019
March 2019 Proposed Rules Get Minutes 03/07/2019

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Board Composition

The Commission is comprised of nine members. These members are appointed by the Governor, as is the Presiding Officer. The Commissioners serve staggered terms of six years and serve without compensation except for reasonable and necessary expenses. Three are members of the general public, three are law enforcement chief executive officers, and three are line personnel from law enforcement agencies at the time of their appointment. more about the commission and history...

Chief Kim Lemaux, Presiding Officer


Term: May 27, 2017 - August 30, 2027
Hometown: Arlington

Assistant Chief Jason D. Hester, Assistant Presiding Officer


Term: December 6, 2019 - August 30, 2025
Hometown: Lago Vista

Patricia Burruss, Secretary


Term: December 6, 2019 - August 30,2025
Hometown: Olmito

Janna Atkins


Term: January 7, 2019 - August 30, 2023
Hometown: Abilene

Justin Berry


August 5, 2022 - August 30, 2027
Hometown: Spicewood

Martina Lemond Dixon


August 5, 2022 - August 30, 2022
Hometown: Kingwood

Michael Griffis, Sheriff


Term: December 6, 2019 - August 30, 2025
Hometown: Odessa

Ron E. Hood, Constable


Term: February 16, 2018 - August 30, 2023
Hometown: Dripping Springs

Mario Lizcano, Jr.


Term: March 22, 2022 - August 30, 2027
Hometown: Pharr