Sheriffs' Association of Texas

Other Training - not hosted by SAT

Updated: 10/02/2019 

Civil Process Training 
TCOLE Course #3101

Instructor: John Steinsiek
40+ years in law enforcement, 27+ years civil law experience, author of LexisNexis “Civil Process for Texas”

The current edition of LexisNexis “Civil Process for Texas” is needed for these classes.

40 hr Civil Process
September 30 - October 4, 2019 
Kaufman County Sheriff's Office
Kaufman TX
Contact: Pat Taylor; 972-932-4337; Fax 972-932-9751

40 hr Civil Process
October 28 - November 1, 2019
Lynn County Sheriff’s Office
Tahoka TX
Contact: Brent Meyer; Office 806-561-4505

40 hr Civil Process
November 11-15, 2019
East Texas Police Academy
Kilgore TX
Contact: East Texas Police Academy; 903-983-8663

Texas Commission on Jail Standards
Mental Health Training for Jailers #4900

Texas Commission on Jail Standards will be conducting the #4900 – Mental Health Training for Jailers at a county near you.  This is the 8 hour course, mandated, in the “Sandra Bland Act”.   Those who obtained a jailer’s license prior to September 1, 2017 are required to take this course before September 1, 2021.  Don’t wait!  Classes are limited to 25.  The dates include training for September 2019 through March 2020 (so far) with additional dates added as we hear from counties requesting to host training.   Listed below are training dates along with the registration link for each class.  More classes will be offered in the future but DON’T wait!! Contact one of the Mental Health Trainers below with any questions.   Hope to see you there!  

Kathleen Pokluda; 512-850-9668; 
Earnestine Sanders; 512-653-4346; 
Tommy Dill; 512-850-9422; 

October 3, 2019 – Limestone County Detention Center, 910 Tyus St, Groesbeck,  Tx

October 3, 2019 – Burnet County Jail – 900 County Ln, Burnet, Tx

November 25, 2019 – Waller County Sheriff’s Office, Knights of Columbus Hall, 22892 Mack Washington, Hempstead, Tx


Instructor: Retired DPS Inspector Marx Howell

(Due to course content no one under 18 permitted)

Sponsored by Hunt County Sheriff Randy Meeks

Saturday, November 2, 2019
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
(8:30 am Registration)
4 Hours TCOLE Credit

Creekside Church of Christ
6113 Jack Fenney Blvd
Greenville, TX 75404

To register for this program, contact Sergeant Jeff Haines at
(903) 453-6809 or

WHAT: D.A.R.E. Officer Training (DOT)

WHEN: November 4-15, 2019

WHERE: Church Hill Middle School
1275 I-35 Business Loop
New Braunfels, Texas 78130

WHO: This is the initial two-week, 80 hour course for all Uniformed Law Enforcement and School Resource Officers who need to be certified to teach the new D.A.R.E. program known as keepin' it REAL!

COST: This training is TUITION FREE!. All Instructor Materials, Free!

LODGING: D.A.R.E. America has contracted with the Fairfield Inn and Suites, 1465 IH 35 N, New Braunfels, Texas 78130. The federal per diem rate of $94.00 has been granted by the Fairfield Inn and this includes breakfast, parking and Wi-Fi. With tax and fees the total is $106.22 a night. If you would like to stay at the host hotel, they have blocked rooms for this training event. When you call for your reservations ((830) 626-3133) mention "DARE America" rate to receive the pricing. Reservations must be made prior to October 20th, 2019 to receive this rate.

For more information or to register please contact Kim Hawkes, Central Region Director for D.A.R.E. America.
Phone: (424) 227-0821

The Comal County Sheriff's Office and D.A.R.E. America have partnered to provide this training. It is the most affordable training option available for your agency. Please do not wait to register for this class as space is limited. Don't forget to contact Kim Hawkes for a registration application A.S.A.P.