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Basic Peace Officer Requirements
|Basic Peace Officer #277 (Day)||700||May 5, 2014 - August 26, 2014|
|Basic Peace Officer #278 (Night)||700||August 11, 2014 - March 26, 2015|
|Basic Peace Officer #279 (Day)||700||August 18, 2014 - December 10, 2014|
Basic Peace Officer Licensing courses are conducted at the University of Houston-Downtown, Criminal Justice Training Center:
|Morning Courses||Meet Monday thru Friday from 8:00 AM to 12:30 PM, *3 Driving Labs|
|Day Courses||Meet Monday thru Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:30 PM, *3 Driving Labs|
|Evening Courses||Meet Monday thru Friday from 6:00 PM to 10:30 PM, *3 Driving Labs|
*Driving Labs are held on Saturdays, dates vary for each Basic Peace Officer Training Class
Tuition for the Basic Peace Officer course is $2,000.00. The Tuition will include the student's Class A Uniforms, Physical Training Uniforms, Books, Insurance and Background Investigation. All enrollees are required to make a $300.00 payment on the first day of class. To enroll in the Basic Peace Officer Certification Program all applicants must fill out and return the application along with the additional NON-REFUNDABLE $50.00 registration fee. This fee does not apply to the $2.000.00 course fee. This fee is required in order to reserve a position in the training program. Reservations are accepted on a first come / first serve basis. If you are unable to attend your "reserved" class, your reservation fee may be credited to a future class upon your request, within one year.
The Criminal Justice Training Center has two payment plans available for the Basic Peace Officer Certification Program:
University of Houston-Downtown
UHD accepts Master Card / VISA / Discover / Cashier's Check / Money Order
FINANCIAL AID IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR THIS TRAINING PROGRAM
On your first day of class you will need to have the following items completed and ready to run in:
* If you have a G.E.D. you will need to show proof of 12 college hours or proof of military experience.
** If you are a veteran you will need to have copies of all transcripts from other schools.
The University of Houston-Downtown Applied Business & Technology Department, 7th floor, is the new Houston location for Electronic testing for TCLOSE exams. To reserve a seat for your test please call (713) 221-8032 or (713) 221-8478. The Peace Officer exam fee is $25.00 with a reservation and $35.00 "walk-in". You must have a "Letter of Eligibility" and a Photo I.D. in order to test.
Last updated or reviewed on 3/7/14