Training Calendar for Active Law Enforcement Personnel

The following training sessions are offered to active law enforcement personnel (corrections, local, state and federal). For description of the course and requirements, click on the corresponding title. Register online using the link provided.

All courses are free. Pre-registration is required.

Location Date* Time* Description Register
Basic Instructor Certification Course (TCOLE #1014) 3***
Edinburg 4/3/2017 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Description Register
Body Worn Cameras (TCOLE #8158)
Edinburg 6/2/2017 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Description Register
Body Worn Cameras (TCOLE #8158)
Edinburg 6/2/2017 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Description Register
Defensive Tactics: Canine Encounters (TCOLE #4065 )
Edinburg 4/25/2017 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Description Register
Defensive Tactics: Canine Encounters (TCOLE #4065 )
Edinburg 4/25/2017 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Description Register
Ground Control Tactics (TCOLE #3396 )
Edinburg 5/11/2017 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Description Register
Interacting with the deaf or hard of hearing (TCOLE #4051) 5*****
Edinburg 5/9/2017 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Description Register
Interacting with the deaf or hard of hearing (TCOLE #4051) 5*****
Edinburg 5/9/2017 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Description Register
Law Enforcement Active De-escalation Strategies (TCOLE #3922) 5*****
Edinburg 6/22/2017 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Description Register
Mental Health Peace Officer Certification Course (TCOLE #3922) 5*****
Edinburg 5/22/2017 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Description Register
Off-Duty Survival Training (TCOLE #3922) 5*****
Brownsville 6/8/2017 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Description Register
Police Foot Pursuits: Tactical Considerations (TCOLE #3396) 
Edinburg 6/16/2017 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Description Register
Prisoner Control Tactics for Corrections Officers (TCOLE #2084) 
Edinburg 6/29/2017 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Description Register
Tactical Handcuffing Course (TCOLE #3396) 4****
Edinburg Feb 17 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Description Register

Training locations:

  • UTRGV Police Dept. Edinburg Campus. 501 N. Sugar Rd., Edinburg TX.
  • UTRGV Police Dept. One W. University Boulevard, Brownsville, TX

A minimum of 10 students must be present for a course to continue. Otherwise, it will be postponed.

Training is primarily offered to active personnel (corrections, local, state and federal). Reserves will be placed in a waiting list as alternates.

No more than five (5) officers from the same agency will be accepted for each individual course. Three (3) for Basic Instructor Certification Course.

For more information, contact UTRGV Police Department Training Officer Antonio Zarzoza at:  (956) 665-2988 or by email at Antonio.Zarzoza@utrgv.edu

Footnotes:

  • * This calendar is subject to change without notice.
  • 2** Students must bring a set of belly chains and leg restraints.
  • 3*** Students must bring a laptop loaded with Microsoft Word and PowerPoint, an unopened (still in box) 2G flashdrive and a 10’ power extension cord.
  • 4**** Students must bring a training gun that fits their agency issued duty weapon (if weapon is other than Glock 22).
  • 5***** For added protection and optional, students may bring soft body armor, groin protection and search gloves to wear during the Force-on-Force drills (simunition rounds).