• Admission Requirements

    Police Academy 

    To be accepted into the Del Mar Regional Police Academy, candidates must meet the following requirements:

    • Meet the minimum educational requirements for Peace Officers Training by possessing a high school diploma, or a high school equivalency certificate (G.E.D.)
    • Have not ever been and not currently on court-ordered community supervision or probation for any criminal offense above a grade of Class B Misdemeanor within the last ten years
    • Not currently under indictment for any criminal offense
    • Never been convicted of an offense above the grade of a Class B misdemeanor, or a Class B misdemeanor within the last ten (10) years
    • Never been convicted of any family violence offense
    • Not prohibited by state or federal law from operating a motor vehicle
    • Not prohibited by state or federal law from possessing firearms or ammunition
    • Be a United States Citizen
    • Be 21 years of age before graduation from the Academy
    • Never convicted of, pled guilty to, or received court-ordered probation, received a deferred, adjudicated, or un-adjudicated sentence for any felony offense
    • Have not been discharged from military service under less than honorable conditions
    • Have not had a TCLEOSE license revoked, denied or surrendered, nor are such proceedings currently in place
    • Have not violated any TCLEOSE rule or provision of Occupations Code, Chapter 1701
    • Have been tested and show no trace of drug dependency or illegal drug use
    • Have been examined by a licensed psychologist or psychiatrist and been declared to be in satisfactory psychological and emotional health for training and licensure  
    • Meet physical fitness standards 

    APPLICATION DEADLINES 

    Fall Academy (Day and Night) - June

    Spring Academy - November

    Summer Academy - April

    *Contact the Regional Police Academy for exact dates.

    Corrections Officer 

    To be accepted into the Basic Corrections Officer Course, candidates must meet the following requirements:

    • Meet the minimum educational requirements for Jailers by possessing a high school diploma, or a high school equivalency certificate (G.E.D.)
    • Have not ever been and not currently on court-ordered community supervision or probation for any criminal offense above a grade of Class B Misdemeanor within the last ten years
    • Not currently under indictment for any criminal offense
    • Never been convicted of an offense above the grade of a Class B misdemeanor, or a Class B misdemeanor within the last ten (10) years
    • Never been convicted of any family violence offense
    • Not prohibited by state or federal law from operating a motor vehicle
    • Not prohibited by state or federal law from possessing firearms or ammunition
    • Be a United States Citizen
  • Contact Information

    Law Enforcement
    101 Baldwin Blvd.
    Corpus Christi, TX 78404
    (361) 698-1706

    West Campus: 4101 Old Brownsville Road, Public Saftey Complex