Graduates with an AAS degree are qualified for entry-level criminal justice positions among local, county, and state agencies. In order to receive Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education (TCLEOSE) certification, students must also attend a basic law enforcement academy. Please check with the coordinator regarding the availability of the Texas Peace Officer Academic Licensing Academy (TPOALA).
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What are the differences between the Criminal Justice degrees?
Perkins Grant Assistance is available on a first-come, first-serve basis to students enrolled in Technical Education programs who fall into a Special Populations category. Assistance is available to help defray the cost of textbooks, child care, and transportation. To find out more about financial assistance click here. (should link to http://www.blinn.edu/twe/perkins/index.htm)