Law Enforcement Training Program

The Regional Law Enforcement Training Program's goal is to increase the education and training level of law enforcement officers in the HOTCOG region as well as provide officers with training for state-mandated, intermediate, and specialized training. This program does not charge law enforcement professionals that work or live within the HOTCOG region for classes. Occasionally, there may be a small fee for a course that is offered by a third party, and out of region attendees are charged $50 per course. 

Class Registration and Details

We require pre-registration for all of our Law Enforcement Training classes. This is to ensure we have enough materials and resources available for participants. 

  • Class Location: HOTCOG, 1514 S. New Road in Waco, except where noted.
  • Class Times: 8:00a.m. – 5:00p.m. unless otherwise specified.
  • Cost: No charge for individuals working within the HOTCOG Region; $50/class for attendees from outside the region. Some classes will have specific charges stated.
  • Payments Accepted: Cash, check, or money order with payment prior to class. No credit cards and no refunds but you may transfer the registration if needed.  
  • For classes that have a limit, preference for seating will be given to in-region agency registrants.
  • Due to COVID safety protocols, classes are limited to 15 individuals until further notice.



Mental Health Jailer #4900 - (Aug 26) Photo

Mental Health Jailer #4900 - (Aug 26)

Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) #1850 - (Aug 3-6) Photo

Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) #1850 - (Aug 3-6)



Law Enforcement Training Advisory Committee

The Law Enforcement Training Advisory Committee (LETAC) is chaired by Tina Lincoln and was conceived as a requirement of the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) as an advisory committee for Contract Providers and held its first meeting in September 2008. The LETAC objectives include advising the HOTCOG Law Enforcement Training Program Training Coordinator on subject matter and other course options that will benefit the regional law enforcement community. It reports to the HOTCOG Executive Committee.

For more information about the Law Enforcement Training Program, contact the Regional Training Coordinator, Lana Gudgel, at 254.292.1891 or



Contact the Regional Training Coordinator or Complaints may be reported to TCOLE, 6330 E. Highway 290, Suite 200, Austin, TX 78723-1035.