Length: Approximately 19 weeks - The day academy is conducted and completed during each of the regular semesters (fall and spring). Classes are conducted between 7:30 am and 5:30 pm, Monday through Friday; however, Defensive Driving and other skills classes may be conducted occasionally on weekends or at night. The night academy classes are 6 pm to 10 pm, Monday thru Friday, however some classes may occasionally be conducted on weekends.
Purpose: The Alvin Community College Law Enforcement Academy train women and men for a career in Law Enforcement. The course curriculum is designed so the student can meet the testing objectives of the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) and be certified to take the TCOLE licensing examination. In addition, students will earn a total of 22 credit hours. The Academy has graduated over 100 classes since its inception.
Accreditation: The Alvin Community College-Law Enforcement Academy is an approved training academy by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement.