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The El Paso Community College Law Enforcement Training Academy is a West Texas, Region 2 training provider for the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement, which is located in Austin, Texas and provides oversight of all training academies. The Law Enforcement Training facility provides a self-contained training facility with multiple classrooms, self-defense tactics mat-room, weight room, a 20 bay in-door shooting range (also open to the public), and simulation room for Use of Force scenarios. The Academy trains and certifies motivated individuals who are seeking a career in Law Enforcement. Additionally, the academy provides mandatory in-service training for current Law Enforcement personnel and conducts various certification and non-certification courses such as, License to Carry, Civilian Firearms, Security Level II and III, International Protection Officer Certification, Basic and Experienced Motorcycle Rider to include 3-wheel operations, and Women’s Basic Self-Defense. The indoor shooting range is open for public use. Course information can be located in the Continuing Education Catalog.


Additional Training Courses

The academy offers a variety of training and certification courses in addition to its long-term programs.

Security Training

  • Advanced Security Officers Training
  • Texas Personal Protection Officer
  • In-Service Firearms Training for Security and Special Officers

Law Enforcement Training

  • Law Enforcement/ Security Officer Baton Recertification
  • Law Enforcement/ Security Officer Taser Recertification
  • Law Enforcement/ Security Officer Oleoresin Capsicum Recertification
  • In-Service Firearms for LE Agencies (Open Entry)

Firearms Training

  • Introduction To Firearms Safety
  • Concealed Handgun Course

Training Schedule