Basic Peace Officer, Certificate

(Suggested Occupational Plan)

The Del Mar Regional Police Academy is a semester-length, intensive certificate program for individuals who have applied and been accepted by the Del Mar College Regional Police Academy. This includes completion of the academy application, interview and all mandatory requirements set forth by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE). The course work encompasses classroom lecture, practical exercises and skills training/labs that are established by TCOLE as per the Basic Peace Officer Course (BPOC). Upon successful completion of the academy, the candidate may be eligible to take the TCOLE Basic Peace Officers Examination.

First Semester

Course CodeCourse NameSemester Hours
CJLE 1506Basic Peace Officer I


CJLE 1512Basic Peace Officer II


CJLE 1518Basic Peace Officer III


CJLE 1524Basic Peace Officer IV (Capstone)


Total Semester Hours for Certificate: 20

Additional Information

When the student completes this certificate, the student may be eligible to take the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) Basic Peace Officer Licensing Exam.