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    Training Academy

    Training Academy Lieutenant Glen Richardson

    Lieutenant Glen Richardson

     

     

    Training Academy
    1500 Circle Drive Suite 200
    Fort Worth, TX 76119
    Phone 817-531-7634
    Fax 817-531-7660

     

    The Tarrant County Sheriff’s Training Academy educates and trains Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office Deputies, Detention Officers, and other law enforcement officers throughout North Texas. Expert instruction is offered by a core of staff instructors complimented by field personnel who share their expertise in their areas of specialization.

    On average, the Academy conducts eight Detention Officer trainee schools each year. These schools last six weeks and provide 200 hours of training. In addition to the Basic County Corrections Course requirements, set by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE), subjects taught at the Academy include: direct inmate supervision techniques, communication skills, report writing and defensive tactics.

    All Texas peace officers must complete at least 40 hours of in-service training every two years. The Academy’s in-service training program is designed to keep the Department’s Peace Officers up-to-date with new information, tactics and techniques. Academy personnel align course schedules, construct lesson plans, teach and make arrangements for each class. They monitor all in-service schools in progress and evaluate class critiques. The Academy also makes sure that in-service training records are accurate and reported to TCOLE. If you have questions, you may contact the Tarrant County Sheriff’s Academy at 817-531-7634.

    Every student that attends the Sheriff’s Training Academy must abide by the standards for education and dress code.

    Academy Rules

    Assistant Academy Coordinator Sergeant Skiffington

    Sergeant Skiffington
    Assistant Academy Coordinator

     

    Academy Instructor Deputy Pickle

    Deputy Pickle
    Instructor     

     

    Assistant Staff Member Elliot Lester

    Elliot Lester
    Administrative Staff

     

    Academy Instructor Deputy Mankins

    Deputy Mankins
    Instructor    

     

    Human Resource Specialist Lena Brazzell

    Ms. Lena Brazzell
    HR Specialist Tarrant County Human Resource

     

    Accessibility Notice: Due to the complexity of the preceding documents, these documents are scanned images. If you require assistance in accessing the information, please contact Sergeant Skiffington at 817-531-7634.