Law Enforcement Academy

Program Level: Degrees
Department: Protective Services
Institute: Public Service
College: SAC

What is the program?

Law Enforcement and Correctional Science.  For students seeking careers in law enforcement, the courts, or corrections.

What will I learn?

Courses are designed to provide knowledge and techniques for understanding how criminal justice and social structures influence human behavior. 

What can I do with this course of study?

Qualifies graduates to seek employment for most municipal police departments, county jails, or state correctional facilities

What's special about the program?

Students are exposed to different professions in the criminal justice system, as well as professionals in the field of criminal justice.


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Degrees and Certificates

Contact Us


Rolando Barrientez

First Responders Academy

(210) 486-1692 or

(210) 486-0086


Law Enforcement Academy Registration Process due to COVID-19

If you have questions regarding the program or have decided that you would like to attend the Law Enforcement Academy this coming Summer 2020 or Fall 2020 Semester. Please contact us by e-mail:

General Admission

Whether you are attending college for the first time or you are a returning/continuing student, we are here to help you complete the admission process. HOW TO APPLY


The SAC Advising Department will be offering virtual walk-in Advising on Mondays from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and Tuesdays from 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. via Zoom. Please contact Advising for assistance: ADVISING

Continuing Education

Continuing Education Law Enforcement Academy courses are limited in size.  Courses are restricted to those students with specific prerequisites. In these instances, the Director will verify that students meet prerequisite requirements. REGISTRATION

Basic Peace Officer Course Trained under Texas Commission of Law Enforcement Curriculum 696 hours.

Registration Start: March 23, 2020      End: April 24, 2020

Law Enforcement Academy Day Class

Start Date: May 4, 2020     End Date: August 26, 2020

Start Time: 8:30 a.m.         End Time: 01:30 p.m.

Law Enforcement Academy Night Class

Start Date: May 4, 2020     End Date: August 26, 2020

Start Time: 5:30 p.m.           End Time: 10:30 p.m.

Law Enforcement Academy Weekend Class

Start Date: June 6, 2020     End Date: September 20, 2020

Start Time: 8:00 a.m.           End Time: 5:00 p.m.

Police Academy Applicants

Step One: Registration Process 

Step Two: TCOLE Application Process

Step Three: Course Schedule and Requirements 

Police Academy Applicants (current detention officers and dispatcher)

Step One: Registration Process 

Step Two: TCOLE Requirements 

Step Three: Course Schedule and Requirements