The Texas Police Chief Leadership Series is designed to assist top police administrators in developing their leadership skills and in recognizing those factors that impact the effectiveness of law enforcement agencies. The program is taught by nationally recognized experts in each area of the curriculum to provide the highest caliber of instruction available. The topics focus on legal, legislative and professional updates as well as discussions of current issues of importance to law enforcement agencies.
LEMIT is the only training provider and TPCLS is the only course to fulfill the TCOLE training requirements for Police Chiefs as set forth in The Education Code, Section 96.641.
Texas Police Chief Leadership Series (TPCLS) is a five-day course.
Participants receive 40 hours of TCOLE (3740) credit.
Texas Police Chief Leadership Series (TPCLS) is offered at no charge to those serving as Chief of Police.
Registration is 100% online. Please visit the Register Online link located on the Upcoming Events table below or the LEMIT Calendar page to register. A confirmation e-mail will be sent to the e-mail address indicated on the form within one week of registration.
If no notice of cancellation is received by the Program Coordinator prior to the date of the program, and the participant does not attend the program, the participant or their agency will be required to pay a $100 'NO-SHOW' fee.
Ian Bracewell, Program Coordinator
Law Enforcement Management Institute of Texas
George J. Beto Criminal Justice Building
Sam Houston State University
Huntsville, TX 77341-2417
Fax: (936) 294-3926
Phone: (936) 294-4995
* Additional fees may apply
|FULL||Apr 03 - 07, 2017||Texas Police Chief Leadership Series (TPCLS)||Galveston, TX||CLOSED||No Charge|
|FULL||May 22 - 26, 2017||Texas Police Chief Leadership Series (TPCLS)||Corpus Christi, TX||CLOSED||No Charge|
|FULL||Jun 05 - 09, 2017||Texas Police Chief Leadership Series (TPCLS)||Huntsville, TX||CLOSED||No Charge|
|OPEN||Jul 24 - 28, 2017||Texas Police Chief Leadership Series (TPCLS)||San Antonio, TX||Register Online||No Charge|
* Additional fees may apply
Hotel, Travel, and Meals:
The participant or their agency is responsible for expenses incurred for travel to and from the training, hotel cost, and meals excluding lunch on Monday through Thursday. Hotel information will be included in the confirmation email. Choosing a hotel and making a reservation is the responsibility of each participant.
Schedule for the Week:
Class begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday; Friday class begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at noon. The program involves working lunches (lunch is provided).
Dress for the Week:
Business casual is the dress for the week. Clothing should be professional, and no caps/hats or shorts are permitted. It is always recommended to bring a light jacket in case the training room is cold.