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Effective September 1st 2017, HB 1508 amends the Texas Occupations Code Section 53 that requires education providers to notify you a potential or enrolled student that a criminal history may make you ineligible for an occupational license upon program completion.
The following website provides links to information about the licensing process and requirements. http://www.navarrocollege.edu/conted/police-academy/admission/ or go to
You may obtain more information about our program and application process to the Police Academy by visiting our “Admissions Process” page at https://www.navarrocollege.edu/academics/police-academy/admission-requirements/.
Should you wish to request a review of the impact of criminal history on your potential Texas Peace Officer License prior to or during your quest for a degree, you can visit this link and request a “Criminal History Evaluation.” https://records.txdps.state.tx.us/dpswebsite/criminalhistory/
This information is being provided to all persons who apply or enroll in the program with notice of the requirements as described above, regardless of whether or not the person has been convicted of a criminal offense.
Additionally, HB 1508 authorizes licensing agencies to require reimbursements when a student fails to receive the required notice.
Navarro College’s fully licensed Police Academy offers basic peace officer certification and in-service training for licensed law enforcement officers. The Basic Peace Officer Course is a 680-hour program designed to prepare the student to pass the Peace Officer licensing exam given by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.
The program includes training in the following areas: current penal & traffic law, defensive tactics, first aid, patrol tactics, cultural diversity, and firearms.
*NOTE: Students must meet all eligibility requirements of TCOLE and the Navarro College Police Advisory Board to enroll in the Police Academy program. Visit the Admission Requirements page for more details.
|Program||Program Length||Corsicana||Waxahachie||Accepting Applications|
|Fall Full-Time||August - December||M-F | 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.||April 20 - July 17|
|Fall Part-Time||August - May||M-Th | 6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.||M-Th | 6:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.||April 20 - July 17|
|Shift (Fire and EMS only)||August - May||Upcoming Fall Class: C Shift||April 20 - July 17|
|Spring Full-Time||January - May||M-F | 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.||October 1 - December 4|
M-F | 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
M-Th | 6:00 p.m.-10:30 p.m.
FULL-TIME CLASSES (SHIFT-BASED CLASSES):
A, B, or C
M-Th | 6:00 p.m.-10:30 p.m.