Texas Government Code
Sec. § 411.045
Bureau of Training


The director, with the advice and consent of the commission, shall appoint the chief of the bureau of training. The chief must have substantial experience in law enforcement and in instruction of law enforcement officers.


The bureau of training shall:


establish and operate schools for training department personnel in their duties and functions;


establish and operate schools for training county and municipal police officers who are selected to attend the schools by the authorities of the law enforcement agencies that employ them; and


establish and carry out a comprehensive plan for the education of citizens of this state in matters of public safety and crime prevention and detection.


The chief of the bureau of training shall organize schools for department members and other peace officers and give instruction in the schools.


The adjutant general shall provide, for use of the bureau of training in conducting its training schools, suitable buildings, land, and state-owned equipment at Camp Mabry in Austin.
Acts 1987, 70th Leg., ch. 147, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1987.
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