Eastfield College Logo
The mission of Eastfield College is to provide excellence in teaching and learning.

Narratives for In-Service Training


Course Schedules

3182 Legal Updates

Course Description
This curriculum will provide law enforcement officers with an update of recently statute changes and addition provided by the 82nd Legislature. Recent Supreme Court decisions that impact important issues such as search and seizure, detention, etc., are included in this curriculum as these cases may impact the function, policy, and procedures of law enforcement officers and law enforcement administration.

Course Prerequisites
Must be a licensed peace officer or have permission from the Program Director.

3277 Identity Crimes

Course Description
This training will cover the types of identity crime along with associated crimes committed using stolen identities. Personal and financial identifies will be presented. Current trends associated with identity crimes will be discussed.

Course Prerequisites
Must be a licensed peace officer or have permission from the Program Director.

2107 Use of Force

Course Description
This course is an overview of the statutory authority for use of force as found in the Texas Penal Code. Research, concerning the factors and situations leading to the use of force, will be presented. This training will address the psychological aspects related to the use of force along with factors to be considered when determining the use of force. The seven most commons types of incidents in which peace officers will be shot by civilians will be covered.

Course Prerequisites
Must be a licensed peace officer or have permission from the Program Director.

3843 Crisis Intervention - Refresher

Course Description
This Crisis Intervention Refresher training provides a review of the key concepts, safety techniques, and communication skills initially taught in the crisis intervention section (Chapter 27) of the Texas Commission on Law. Training will include personal appraisal of crisis intervention situations. Discussions will include the legal process, evaluation and techniques used in appropriate apprehension in crisis situations. This course will also allow time for discussion, questions, and concerns of technique utilization that participants have experienced since their initial basic training. This course will include a combination of lecture, scenario role-play and physical modeling. Participants are expected to be actively involved both verbally and physically.

Course Prerequisites
Must be a licensed peace officer or have permission from the Program Director.

3232 Special Investigative Topics

Course Description
This course involves a study of issues involving child abuse and neglect, family violence, sexual assault, and sex offenders. Issues covered will include identification, reporting, documenting for evidence, and joint investigations with other service agencies. Meets the TCOLE 3232 requirements for peace officers in Texas.

Course Prerequisites
Must be a licensed peace officer or have permission from the Program Director.

4011 Crime Scene Photography

Course Description
This course will cover various aspects of photographing crime scenes including the documenting the approach to and the specific evidence. The legal requirements and documenting photos as evidence will also be covered. Practical exercises involving crime scene photography will be conducted.

Course Prerequisites
Must be a licensed peace officer or have permission from the Program Director.

Course Supplies
Students will be required to furnish a down-loadable digital camera, with flash, capable of taking detailed pictures.

3343 O.C. Spray Non-Lethal Weapon

Course Description
Study will include the history and usage of O.C. Spray, use of force applications and effects on individuals. Certification through Eastfield Criminal Justice Training Center requires students to experience a “hit” with O.C. Spray.

Course Prerequisites
Must be a licensed peace officer or have permission from the Program Director.

Course Supplies
Students should wear older clothing; bring a change of clothes, and two (2) towels.

2106 Crime Scene Investigation

Course Description
Course will include objectives, preparations, procedures, and methods of crime scene search, value of crime scene sketches and their relationship to crime scene photographs, fingerprints as physical evidence, fingerprint identification and classification, types of impressions and techniques for locating and developing impressions. Students will interact with and conduct simulated crime scenes. A simulated crime scene search will be conducted. All the requirements of an actual crime scene will be elaborated upon and evaluated.

Course Prerequisites
Must be a licensed peace officer or have permission from the Program Director.

3345 Baton Non-Lethal Weapon

Course Description
Study will include the history, usage of various police batons, technique, and use of force applications. Students will be required to participate in physical hands-on exercises. Loose clothing conducive with physical activity should be worn.

Course Prerequisites
Must be a licensed peace officer or have permission from the Program Director.

1014 Basic Instructor

Course Description
Students, upon successful complete of the training, will meet the TCOLE requirements for instruction training per Title 37 section 221.27 of the Texas Administrative Code. Course materials will include introduction to the teaching-learning process, domains of learning, factors of learning, phases of the teaching-learning process, learning objectives, preparing a lesson plan, methods of instruction, testing and evaluation, instructional media, and student development. Students will be required to participate in a minimum of three teaching exercises.

Course Prerequisites
Must be a licensed peace officer or have permission from the Program Director.

3702 Field Training Officer

Course Description
This course teaches instructors how to provide supervised field training for new recruits in any law enforcement discipline. The course includes training in instructional techniques, coaching and evaluation, remedial training and record keeping. The course is designed to provide training guidance and training aspects to future Field Training Officers in the area of law enforcement, including peace officers, jailers, telecommunication operators, correction officers, public service officers, etc. Each student must demonstrate (evaluated at the end of the course) the basic knowledge required to effectively apply all applications of the training.

Course Prerequisites
Must be a licensed peace officer, jailer, telecommunication operator, correction officer, or public service officer, or have permission from the Program Director.