Starting June 15, the Lone Star College System Law Enforcement Basic Peace Officer Academy will be accepting applications for the upcoming fall 2009 basic peace officer courses, which begin Monday, Sept. 8. The academy, located at the system’s Greenspoint Center, 250 N. Sam Houston Parkway E., offers both day, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and night classes, 6 to 10 p.m. After successful completion of these courses, a person is eligible to take the state licensing examination to be a Peace Officer.
The program meets the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education (TCLEOSE) requirements for a Peace Officer certification. Estimated cost for tuition, fees, books, and equipment (not including cost of handgun) is $1,901. For an application packet, testing information and admissions forms visit http://lonestar.edu/lea northharris.lonestar.edu http://lonestar.edu. For more information, contact the academy at 281.260.3599.
Lone Star College System consists of five colleges, including CyFair, Kingwood, Montgomery, North Harris, and Tomball, six centers and Lone Star College-University Center. It is the largest college system in the Houston area, and third largest community college district in Texas. To learn more, visit LoneStar.edu.
Director of Public Relations and Special Events
Lone Star College-North Harris
2700 W.W. Thorne Drive
Houston, TX 77073