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Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Education

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Introduction

The Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officers Standards and Education issues licenses to peace officers, county jailers, and a certificate to investigative hypnotists. In each case, an applicant must meet certain training and examination standards prior to licensing. The licensing examination follows required training or its equivalent, and each is an independent licensing requirement.

NOTE : TCLEOSE has been rescheduled from 9 am to 5 pm on Wednesday June 04, 2014.

Examinee Requirements

 To be eligible to sit for an examination, an examinee must,

(1) bring to the examination site, and display upon request, identification issued by the state or federal government with the examinee's photograph;

(2) Know their correct TCLEOSE PID

(3) report on time

Photo identification may be:

(1) Valid driver's license(preferred);

(2) law enforcement agency identification with photo or

(3) United states government issued photo identification.

Examination Time limit and number of Questions

Type of Examinee Number of Questions Time Limit
Peace Officer 250 2 3/4 hour
Jailer 100 1.5 hour
Hypnosis 100 1.5 hour
Police Officer to Jailer 100 1.5 hour

Testing Fee

The regular test registration fee is $26.00. All fee must be paid 24 hours in advance. All fees are non-refundable. Fees can be paid online, cash, or check. Credit and debit cards can be used at our online store only.

Walk-ins are allowed 30 minutes prior to testing. The total fee for walk-ins is $36 (depends on availability). 

Testing  Dates

Testing Dates for Fall 2012

September 4, 2012
September 18, 2012
October 2, 2012
October 16, 2012
November 20, 2012
November 27, 2012
December 11, 2012
December 18, 2012

 Note : TCLEOSE Test starts at 9:00 AM on the above mentioned dates.

Test Results 

Examinees will receive a computerized printout of results immediately after the exam. Included will be an analysis showing results for each topic.

Accommodation Policy

Individuals with diagnosed disabilities may request reasonable accommodation PRIOR to the scheduling of the INITIAL licensing examination per applicable laws. Special accommodations will NOT be granted after the third failed attempt.

Request for accommodation shall be made in written, notarized format, 90 days prior to the scheduling a licensing examination, preferably before an endorsement is issued. These requests should be submitted to TCLEOSE for review and determination. Request responses will be mailed no later than 60 days after receipt of request.

Individuals must submit the request for accommodation along with any requested documents to:

TCLEOSE

Attend: Examinations

6330 US Highway 290, East, Suit 200

Austin, Texas 78723

 for more information go to http://www.tcleose.state.tx.us/

This page was last updated on: June 19, 2014