Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officers
Standards and Education (TCLEOSE)
The Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education (Commission) issues licenses to peace officers and reserve law enforcement officers, county jailers, public security officers and 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.
TCLEOSE Testing Dates:
1. written documentation that the person to whom it is issued is currently licensed by the commission or
A valid endorsement shall:
1. be on the current commission format;
An examination may not be taken by an individual who already holds any license or certificate to be awarded upon passing that examination. Once an initial endorsement is issued, an examinee will be allowed three opportunities to pass the examination. After three failures, or if the endorsement expires, the examinee must re-qualify by repeating the entire training course for the license sought. If attempt is invalidated for any reason, that attempt will count as one of the three opportunities.
1. identification card which contains photograph;
The examinee shall not: bring into the examination room any books, notes, or other written material related to the content of the examination; refer to, use or possess any such written material in the examination room; bring into the examination room any cellular phones, pagers, or other such electronic devices; give or receive answers or communicate in any manner with another examinee during the examination; communicate any of the content of an examination to another at any time; steal, copy, or in any way reproduce any part of the examination; engage in any deceptive or fraudulent act to gain admission; engage in any deceptive or fraudulent act during or after an examination; or solicit, encourage, direct, assist or aid another person to violate any provision of this section or to compromise the integrity of the examination.
1. Valid driver's license (preferred), OR
Questionable endorsements (including copies) will be taken up by the Exam Administrator and sent to The Commission. Any individual presenting a questionable endorsement will NOT be allowed to test.