Course Equivalents

Legislative Mandates

Legislative Mandate Course Number Accepted Equivalent Coursessort descending Date Effective
Crisis Intervention Training (40hr)(OC 1701.253(j) 1850 1000667 BPOC 1000696 BPOC 04/01/2018
Interacting w Drivers Deaf /Hard of Hearing (OC 1701.253(m) 7887 1000696 BPOC 03/01/2016
Civilian Interaction Trng Program (OC 1701.253(n) 30418 1000696 BPOC 01/01/2018
Crisis Intervention Trng (8hr Update)(OC 1701.352(b) 3843 1850 Crisis Intervention 40hr/ 4001 Mental Health Officer Course 09/01/2005
Courtroom Security (Govt Code 158.002) 10999 21001- 21007 (all required) Courtroom Security Specialist Certification/ 374399 Constable CE + Courtroom Security 01/01/2018
Civil Process for Constables (OC 1701.3545) 1415 3102 Civil Process Exemption by Constable 09/01/2019
Civil Process (OC 1701.354) 3131 3102 Civil Process Exemption by Constable 01/01/1991
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
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
Human Trafficking (OC 1701.258) 3270 3271 Advanced Human Trafficking/ 3268 SAFVIC Human Trafficking Investigator 1000696 BPOC 01/01/2011
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
Constable's Continuing Ed. (OC 1701.3545(f) 3743 374399 Constable's Continuing Ed + Courtroom Security 09/01/2005
First Time Supervisor 3737 3746 FBI LEEDA Supervisor Leadership Institute 09/01/1993
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
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
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)
Crisis Communication (OC 1701.351(h) 2120 420 Crisis Communication (MyTCOLE) 01/01/2014
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
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
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
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
Eyewitness Identification (CCP 2.1386) 3286 N/A 01/01/2018
De-Escalation (OC 1701.352(b) 1849 N/A 04/01/2018
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

Proficency Equivalents

Proficiency Equivalents Course Number Accepted Equivalent Coursessort descending Proficiency Level
Identity Theft 3277 1000643 BPOC/ 1000667 BPOC/ 1000696 BPOC PO- Int
Crisis Intervention Training (40hr) 1850 1000667 BPOC/ 1000696 BPOC PO- Int/Adv
Interacting with Drivers Deaf/Hard of Hearing 7887 1000696 BPOC PO- 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
Asset Forfeiture 3255 3257 Asset Forfeiture and Racial Profiling/ 1000643 BPOC/ 1000667 BPOC/ 1000696 BPOC 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
Advanced Human Trafficking 3271 3268 SAFVIC Human Trafficking Investigator PO- Adv
Human Trafficking 3270 3271 Advanced Human Trafficking/ 3268 SAFVIC Human Trafficking Investigator/ 1000696 BPOC PO- Int
Ethics in Law Enforcement 3920 3925 Ethics in Law Enforcement D.E. TO- Int/Adv/Mas
Cultural Diversity 3939 39393 DPS Cultural Diversity Online/ 394 Cultural Diversity (MyTCOLE)/ 3737 New Supervisor/ 786106 DPS Leadership Development Course 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
Crime Scene Investigation 2106 40052 TFSA Forensic Technician PO- Int
Crisis Communication 2120 420 Crisis Communication for Telecommunicators (MyTCOLE) 1080 BTOC TO- Bas/Int/Adv/Mas
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
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
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
De-escalation Techniques 1849 81999 (DPS only)/ 1000696 BPOC PO- Int/Adv
Use of Force in the Jail Setting 3504 N/A CO-Int
Use of Force 2107 N/A PO- Int
Suicide Detection and Prevention in Jails 3501 N/A CO-Int
Personnel Orientation 1999 N/A PO- Bas, TO- Bas, CO- Bas
Interpersonal Communication in the Correctional Setting 3503 N/A CO-Int
Inmate Rights and Privileges 3502 N/A CO-Int
FTO 3720 (TO), 3721 (CO), 3722 (PO) N/A PO- Bas, TO- Bas, CO- Bas
Child Abuse Prevention and Education 2105 N/A PO- Int
Arrest, Search, and Seizure 2108 N/A PO- Int

Specialty Equivalents

Specialty Certificates Course Name Accepted Equivalent Coursessort descending
Civil Process 221.25 Civil Process 3131 Basics of Civil Process
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
Mental Health Officer 221.11 Mental Health Officer 4002 Mental Health Officer D.E.
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
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
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.
Cybercrime 3210 Cyber Crimes Investigator Certification N/A
Crime Prev. 221.39 Crime Prevention Specialist N/A
Advanced Inst'r 221.28 Advanced Instructor N/A
Academic Recog. 221.23 College Degree at Accredited College N/A
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.
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