Law Enforcement Academy (Continuing Education)

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​If you have the dedication and motivation to succeed, a career in law enforcement may be waiting for you.

Public Safety Programs Available Through Dallas College

Dallas College is licensed by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement to offer: (1) the Texas Basic Peace Officer Course, (2) the Texas Basic Correction Officer Course and (3) the state’s Basic Emergency Telecommunicator Course and (4) Certification programs in Private Security, Levels II, III and IV.

Dallas College is the one-stop shop for individuals interested in learning new approaches to better serving the community through public safety vocations. Graduates take certification examinations at the close and secure required licenses, enabling entrance into the various public safety vocations.

Questions? Look through the site. Contact us at, or call 972-391-1084. We’ll help you navigate the process. We look forward to serving you and helping you get ready for public service in Texas. The journey of a lifetime begins with the first step. Take it!


Cmdr. Jeffrey L. Seif
Director, Dallas College Law Enforcement Academy


Basic Peace Officer

Location: Eastfield, Cedar Valley

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Basic Corrections Officer

Locations: West Dallas Campus

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Basic Security Officer

Locations: West Dallas Campus

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Basic Telecommunicator

Location: West Dallas Campus

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HB 1508 Notice

This program may lead to an occupational license for which a prior criminal history may make a student ineligible. 

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We are currently on at-risk probationary status by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. We are working diligently to resolve the issues that were identified.



Looking to earn more? An interest in law enforcement can start you on the path to a great career in law and pubic safety.