Law Enforcement

Law Enforcement

Associate in Applied Science Degree, Certification Program

Available at: West Campus

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Program Overview

The Del Mar Regional Police Academy, located in the Corpus Christi metropolitan area, is cosponsored by the Coastal Bend Council of Governments.

The Academy, in existence for over 25 years, is committed to serving the training needs of the law enforcement community. The Academy services 12 counties, 33 cities and numerous special districts.

Training programs include basic full-time peace officer and in-service training. Classes are offered at different times during the year, so please check the related pages. Courses conducted by the Academy are approved by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education (TCOLE).


Page last updated August 28, 2018.

Program Resources

Important Dates

spring 2019 police academy 

October 1, 2018 
Application period start for 2019 Spring Police Academy. Interview by a Program Adviser is required. No prior appointment if you walk-in on Mon-Thurs @ 9AM-11AM and 2PM-3PM. If beyond this timeframe is preferred, call in for an appointment. An application packet is released only if interview result is positive.

December 6, 2018  4PM
Deadline to submit completed application packet.

December 10/11/12, 2018  9AM
Physical Fitness Assessment is only for those whose application packet has been accepted.

January 10, 2019  9AM
Cadet Orientation is for those who were successfully accepted and registered for the 2019 Spring Police Academy.  Attendance is mandatory.

January 14, 2019  8AM
First day of the 2019 Spring Police Academy

Contact Information

Public Safety Education
101 Baldwin Blvd.
Corpus Christi, TX 78404
(361) 698-1724

West Campus
Public Safety Complex
4101 Old Brownsville Road
Corpus Christi, TX 78405

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