Law Enforcement Program at COM

About the Career

Emergencies arise at a moment’s notice, and law enforcement officers stand ready to respond.

Police and security officers are an essential part of society, and those charged to protect may serve in the following roles:

  • Peace Officer
  • State and Federal Law Enforcement Officer
  • Probation Officer
  • Parole Officer
  • Correctional Officer
  • Private Security Officer

Basic Peace Officer Academy

Established more than 40 years ago, the COM Basic Peace Officer Academy forms the cornerstone of the COM Law Enforcement Program. With 730+ hours of instruction, the semester-long academy meets the training requirements of the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.

More about the academy


COM police academy grads earn 100 percent pass rate on state exam

COM Peace Officer Academy graduates 30

COM police grad sweeps awards

“They definitely prepare you. All this hard work finally pays off.”

Karen Rodriguez

- Basic Peace Officer Academy graduate Karen Rodriguez works for the Dickinson Police Department.