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Criminal Justice Training Center

Highlights
  • police academy truck

    UHD CJTC Basic Peace Officer Course Training Vehicle used for Cadet Driver Training Labs.

  • cadets fire range line up

    UHD CJTC Basic Peace Officer Course Fire Arms Training Lab

    ​Cadets featured are receiving instruction on sight alignment and trigger control.

  • Cadet Fire Range

    UHD CJTC Basic Peace Officer Course Fire Arms Training Lab

    ​Cadet featured is receiving shot gun instruction.

  • Driving Range Traffic Stop

    UHD CJTC Basic Peace Officer Course Driver Training Lab

    ​Cadets featured are receiving instruction on felony traffic stops.

  • driving range traffic stop

    UHD CJTC Basic Peace Officer Course Driver Training Lab

    ​Cadets featured are receiving instruction on felony traffic stops.

  • driving range traffic stop head on

    UHD CJTC Basic Peace Officer Course Driver Training Lab

    ​Cadets featured are receiving instruction on precision driving.

  • driving range driver view

    UHD CJTC Basic Peace Officer Course Driver Training Lab

    ​First person view of precision driving course.

  • UHD Cadets Campus Run

    UHD CJTC Basic Peace Officer Course Cadets participating in Physical Training exercise at the UHD One Main St. campus.

UHD's Criminal Justice Training Center provides training and educational opportunities outside the academic curriculum. Programs offered include:

  • Basic peace officer training
  • Continuing education courses
  • Review courses for state licensing for Texas peace officers

UHD's Basic Peace Officer Training Academy

  • Provides students with preparatory training in the law enforcement profession for certification as a basic peace officer in the State of Texas
  • Is dedicated to training excellence through its rigorous coursework, followed-up with practical application exercises​

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Continuing Education

The training division offers a variety of continuing education classes for criminal justice professionals. The topics and schedule of these classes changes regularly.

Please consult the Quarterly Cal​endar​ page for an updated list of current course offerings. Although UHD offers most courses at its Downtown campus, with advanced notice, instructors can deliver courses at a special agency.

All courses offered as continuing education are TCOLE approved unless otherwise noted.

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Contact

If you have any questions, or need additional information, please do not hesitate to contact Director Steven Bracken via email at brackens@uhd.edu​.

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Last updated 11/5/2018 4:59 AM