The Texas Commission on Law Enforcement

The mission of the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement, as a regulatory State agency, is to establish and enforce standards to ensure that the people of Texas are served by highly trained and ethical law enforcement, corrections, and telecommunications personnel. TCOLE regulates, inspects, and governs all law enforcement agencies and academies in Texas.

TCOLE Contact Information

Texas Commission on Law Enforcement
6330 East Highway 290, STE 200
Austin, Texas 78723


Mr. Kim Vickers, Executive Director
SGT Michael E. Dickey, Academy Inspector

ETPA License Information

The East Texas Police Academy is licensed by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement as a Law Enforcement Academy and is contracted by the Commission to provide training courses. Law Enforcement Academies licensed by the Commission on Law Enforcement provide basic licensing and continuing education training courses which may be submitted for TCOLE credit. ETPA's TCOLE academy provider number is 511256.