Welcome to TCOLE
The Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) strives to meet its mission of ensuring a Texas where people are served by highly trained and ethical law enforcement and corrections personnel through screening, developing, monitoring resources, and setting standards.
A Brief Overview
Our History and Timeline
The Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) is a state agency created by an act of the 59th Legislature, which became effective on August 30, 1965.
Legislation and procedural changes affecting the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement can be found on our timeline here.
For more information about the history of TCOLE, visit the History page