​Training Division

​The Harris County Precinct 8 Constable's Office is certified by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement as a Licensed Training Provider.  Our instructors are dedicated to providing quality training and continuing education hours to sworn personnel of any Texas law enforcement agency and in some cases, civilians as well.   Our curriculum is constantly changing to meet the requirements of state mandated training guidelines.   In addition, we focus on providing courses specifically designed to address officer safety as well as classes designed to teach beneficial skills and techniques.  All Precinct 8 training is free to any law enforcement officer (except in cases where students may be required to supply or purchase certain training materials).

The Precinct 8 Training room is located at 16602 Diana Ln. on the first floor. For more information, contact our Training Coordinator:

Sergeant Wayne Gerrish
(713) 274-3361  
Wayne.Gerrish@cn8.hctx.net

Course Schedule

Precinct 8 Training 

Available Training Courses

Upcoming classes:

 
  
CourseDescription
  
  
  
Location
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
Civilian Interaction Training Program
This course will cover the role and duties of law enforcement, proper behaviors/demeanors for civilians and peace officers during a traffic stop and in the context of the Seven Step Violator Contact, and the use of video and audio recording during a traffic stop.

The Community Safety Education Act (Texas Senate Bill 30) requires school districts and charter schools for students in 9th - 12th grade be educated on how to conduct themselves when stopped by police. In conjunction with this new education initiative for high school students, all Texas Peace Officers must receive additional training on interactions with the driving public.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Civilian Interaction Training Course #30418.
10/15/201910/15/201910/4/2019
16602 Diana Ln, Houston, TX 77062
0700-09002 Hours TCOLE CreditTCOLE #30418
1
https://constable8.harriscountytx.gov/Pages/F_TrainingRegistration.aspx?Title=Civilian Interaction Training ProgramRegister
30
30418-1-2019
Civilian Interaction Training Program
This course will cover the role and duties of law enforcement, proper behaviors/demeanors for civilians and peace officers during a traffic stop and in the context of the Seven Step Violator Contact, and the use of video and audio recording during a traffic stop.

The Community Safety Education Act (Texas Senate Bill 30) requires school districts and charter schools for students in 9th - 12th grade be educated on how to conduct themselves when stopped by police. In conjunction with this new education initiative for high school students, all Texas Peace Officers must receive additional training on interactions with the driving public.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Civilian Interaction Training Course #30418.
10/15/201910/15/201910/4/2019
16602 Diana Ln, Houston, TX 77062
1200-14002 Hours TCOLE CreditTCOLE #30418
1
https://constable8.harriscountytx.gov/Pages/F_TrainingRegistration.aspx?Title=Civilian Interaction Training ProgramRegister
30
30418-2-2019
Civilian Interaction Training
This course will cover the role and duties of law enforcement, proper behaviors/demeanors for civilians and peace officers during a traffic stop and in the context of the Seven Step Violator Contact, and the use of video and audio recording during a traffic stop.

The Community Safety Education Act (Texas Senate Bill 30) requires school districts and charter schools for students in 9th - 12th grade be educated on how to conduct themselves when stopped by police. In conjunction with this new education initiative for high school students, all Texas Peace Officers must receive additional training on interactions with the driving public.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Civilian Interaction Training Course #30418.
10/16/201910/16/201910/4/2019
16602 Diana Ln, Houston, TX 77062
0700-09002 Hours TCOLE CreditTCOLE #30418
3
https://constable8.harriscountytx.gov/Pages/F_TrainingRegistration.aspx?Title=Civilian Interaction TrainingRegister
30
30418-3-2019
Civilian Interaction Training
This course will cover the role and duties of law enforcement, proper behaviors/demeanors for civilians and peace officers during a traffic stop and in the context of the Seven Step Violator Contact, and the use of video and audio recording during a traffic stop.

The Community Safety Education Act (Texas Senate Bill 30) requires school districts and charter schools for students in 9th - 12th grade be educated on how to conduct themselves when stopped by police. In conjunction with this new education initiative for high school students, all Texas Peace Officers must receive additional training on interactions with the driving public.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Civilian Interaction Training Course #30418.
10/16/201910/16/201910/4/2019
16602 Diana Ln, Houston, TX 77062
1200-14002 Hours TCOLE CreditTCOLE #30418
4
https://constable8.harriscountytx.gov/Pages/F_TrainingRegistration.aspx?Title=Civilian Interaction TrainingRegister
30
30418-4-2019
Intermediate Crash Investigations
This course offers an in depth look into crash investigations.  Students will review the CR-3, CR-100 and the CR-80 in an effort to better understand crash reporting.  Students will learn proper traffic incident management, identification, marking and collection of roadway evidence, and methods in measuring and documenting crash scenes.  This course will introduce the student to basic computations, including formulas that are used to determine the drag factor, minimum speed, combined speed and critical curve speed.  Finally, students will be introduced to basic drawing skills needed for the preparation of scale diagrams.
10/21/201910/25/201910/4/2019
4012 S. Dairy Ashford Rd., Houston, TX 77082
0800-160040 hours TCOLE creditTCOLE #2070
1
https://constable8.harriscountytx.gov/Pages/F_TrainingRegistration.aspx?Title=Intermediate Crash InvestigationsRegister
20
2070-2-2019
Civilian Interaction Training
This course will cover the role and duties of law enforcement, proper behaviors/demeanors for civilians and peace officers during a traffic stop and in the context of the Seven Step Violator Contact, and the use of video and audio recording during a traffic stop.

The Community Safety Education Act (Texas Senate Bill 30) requires school districts and charter schools for students in 9th - 12th grade be educated on how to conduct themselves when stopped by police. In conjunction with this new education initiative for high school students, all Texas Peace Officers must receive additional training on interactions with the driving public.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Civilian Interaction Training Course #30418.
11/7/201911/7/201911/1/2019
16602 Diana Ln, Houston, TX 77062
0700-09002 Hours TCOLE CreditTCOLE #30418
5
https://constable8.harriscountytx.gov/Pages/F_TrainingRegistration.aspx?Title=Civilian Interaction TrainingRegister
30
30418-5-2019
Civilian Interaction Training
This course will cover the role and duties of law enforcement, proper behaviors/demeanors for civilians and peace officers during a traffic stop and in the context of the Seven Step Violator Contact, and the use of video and audio recording during a traffic stop.

The Community Safety Education Act (Texas Senate Bill 30) requires school districts and charter schools for students in 9th - 12th grade be educated on how to conduct themselves when stopped by police. In conjunction with this new education initiative for high school students, all Texas Peace Officers must receive additional training on interactions with the driving public.

This course meets Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) requirements Civilian Interaction Training Course #30418.
11/7/201911/7/201911/1/2019
16602 Diana Ln, Houston, TX 77062
1200-14002 Hours TCOLE CreditTCOLE #30418
6
https://constable8.harriscountytx.gov/Pages/F_TrainingRegistration.aspx?Title=Civilian Interaction TrainingRegister
30
30418-6-2019
Intermediate Crash Investigations
This course offers an in depth look into crash investigations.  Students will review the CR-3, CR-100 and the CR-80 in an effort to better understand crash reporting.  Students will learn proper traffic incident management, identification, marking and collection of roadway evidence, and methods in measuring and documenting crash scenes.  This course will introduce the student to basic computations, including formulas that are used to determine the drag factor, minimum speed, combined speed and critical curve speed.  Finally, students will be introduced to basic drawing skills needed for the preparation of scale diagrams.
11/11/201911/15/201911/1/2019
16602 Diana Ln., Houston, TX 77062
0800-160040 hours TCOLE creditTCOLE #2070
1
https://constable8.harriscountytx.gov/Pages/F_TrainingRegistration.aspx?Title=Intermediate Crash InvestigationsRegister
20
2070-3-2019
Hostage & Barricaded Suspect Situations
This will be and interactive skills development course designed to address a variety of topics in Hostage and Crisis Negotiations.  The topics to be covered will include; The Art of Negotiations, Active Listening, Categorizing Suspects, Opening Statements, Intelligence Gathering, Note Taking and Scribe Responsibilities.  Days 1-4 will consist of lecture, skills development, and practical application scenarios.  Day 5 will be a full day of Scenarios designed to employ the concepts learned throughout the week.
11/18/201911/22/201911/1/2019
16602 Diana Ln., Houston, TX 77062
0800-160040 Hours TCOLE CreditTCOLE #3304
1
https://constable8.harriscountytx.gov/Pages/F_TrainingRegistration.aspx?Title=Hostage & Barricaded Suspect SituationsRegister
30
3304-1-2019

 Training Rules

 
1. Class Attendance: No absences will be permitted unless excused by the Training Coordinator, or his designee. Tardiness will not be condoned and will be subject to make-up. Classes are subject to change without notice due to factors beyond our control. Students shall notify the Training Coordinator or Class Instructor if they cannot attend a class prior to class date. Repeated absences or failure to inform the Training Coordinator or Class Instructor of an absence may result in a suspension of the student’s privilege to attend classes. Students must attend a minimum of 90% of the class to receive TCOLE Credit.
 
2. Dress: Departmental uniform or appropriate civilian attire only will be worn. No T-shirts with suggestive graphics or wording, sleeveless shirts, shorts, or overalls will be permitted. In order to easily identify them, only the Training Staff may wear the color red while on the Firing Range.
 

3. Academics: All exams become the property of this department. All written exams require a minimum score of 70% to be considered passing. Performance exams are graded on a Pass/Fail basis.


4. Electronic Equipment: Cellular telephones or pagers will be turned off, or set on vibrate alert mode during classroom instruction. Cell phone/pager responses will be made during breaks only. If a cell/pager response is necessary, the student will exit the training room to make the response. The use of photographic or recording equipment is subject to approval by the Training Coordinator.


5. Smoking: Smoking is prohibited in all Harris County buildings. Students will use the designated smoking areas only.

Demeanor: Students will demonstrate respect toward other students and the training staff at all times. Inappropriate behavior or remarks will not be permitted.

Penalty: Violation of these rules may be cause for dismissal from the class. The Training Coordinator may dismiss a student from the class based upon the recommendation of the Class Instructor, or in the absence of the Training Coordinator, the Class Instructor may dismiss a student from class.

  
  
  
  
  
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