Students must meet all eligibilty requirements of TCOLE and the Navarro College Police Academy Advisory Board to enroll.

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must be 21 years of age, or 21 years of age by the graduation date of the Academy
    • A student 18 years of age or older is eligible for licensing if the student:
      • has received an Associate’s Degree; or 60 semester hours from an accredited college or university; or
      • has received an Honorable Discharge from the Armed Forces of the United States after at least two (2) years of service.
  • No Class B Misdemeanor convictions in the past 10 years.*
  • No Class A Misdeameanor or felony convictions.*
  • No conviction for any family violence offense.*
  • Applicants must pass a physical examination, a psychological examination and a drug screen immediately submitted to the Academy upon completion.
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Must not be prohibited by law from operating a motor vehicle.
  • Must not be prohibited by state or federal law from possessing firearms or ammunition.
  • You cannot have a bad conduct discharge from the military.


This information will be verified by Academy staff.  Academy staff reserves the right to request additional documentation to verify any requirements of Navarro College, the Police Academy, or TCOLE.


*This includes Deferred Adjudication.