Texas Constables Leadership College (TCLC)

The Texas Constables Leadership College (TCLC) is an intensive educational program for Constables and their management staff and requires a sincere commitment of time away from the agency. Modeled on the Leadership Command College (LCC), this progressive and challenging program provides in-depth investigations of issues facing law enforcement and offers growth and development of leadership and management skills in your agency. The courses are taught in a highly interactive manner that encourages continuous thought and participation. A commitment is required for all three modules as well as the completion of your personal leadership portfolio.

Topics Covered / Course Objectives

  • Module I:
    • Leadership Portfolio
    • Team Building
    • Evolution of the Office
    • Conflict Resolution/ Difficult Conversations
    • Millennials as Employees
  • Module II:
    • Media Relations/PIO Training
    • Emergency Management
    • Budget Overview
    • Internal Affairs Investigations
    • Promote Ethics
    • Suffer from Burnout?
  • Module III:
    • Promote leadership/personal development
    • Explore suicide terrorism
    • Communication Skills
    • Practice team building

Who Should Attend / Admission Requirements

  • Constables
  • Upper management in the Constable's Office with at least five years' experience

Course Length

Texas Constables Leadership College (TCLC) is held in one, 3-day session and two, five-day sessions.

Course Hours

Participants receive TCOLE credits for each of the modules, including 20 hours for Module 1 (3714); 40 hours for Module 2 (3715); and 40 hours for Module III (3716).

Course Cost / Fee Policy

Texas Constables Leadership College (TCLC) is offered at no charge for Elected/Appointed Constables or Upper management in the Constable's Office with at least five years' experience.

Registration Process

Applicants begin the TCLC process by submitting an application. Please download the TCLC application from the link (below). All incoming applications will be processed and those who meet the minimum requirements will notified of their acceptance into the TCLC and are provided a date of attendance for the next-available Module I.

[ Download TCLC Application ]

Cancellation / No-Show Policy

If the participant has already paid, he/she will be refunded half the cost of the registration fee if written notice of cancellation is received by the Program Coordinator no later than seven (7) business days prior to the program. No refunds are available after this date, but substitutions of attendees are permitted.

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.

Course Contact

Karen Eads, 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) 294-3177
Phone: 800-477-9248
keads@shsu.edu

Upcoming Events

* Additional fees may apply

StatusDateTitleLocationRegistrationFee
FULLJan 22 - 24, 2018Texas Constables Leadership College (TCLC) Module IHuntsville, TXCLOSEDNo Charge *
OPENApr 02 - 06, 2018Texas Constables Leadership College (TCLC) Module IIHuntsville, TXSee ProgramNo Charge *
OPENOct 22 - 26, 2018Texas Constables Leadership College (TCLC) Module IIIHuntsville, TXSee ProgramNo Charge *

* Additional fees may apply

Additional Information

Hotel, Travel, and Meals:
The participant or their agency is responsible for expenses incurred for travel to and from the training. Hotel, breakfast and lunch will be provided. Hotel information will be included in the confirmation email.

Schedule for the Week:
Module I: Class begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m. Monday and Tuesday; Wednesday class begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at Noon. The program involves working lunches (lunch is provided).
Module II: 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).
Module III: Class begins at 8:00 a.m. and ends at 5:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday; Friday Graduation will begin at 10:30 a.m. with a reception to follow. 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. Business dress attire is needed for the group photo, presentation, and graduation.