A. As designated by the Commissioner’s Court, smoking is allowed outside of county buildings 25-ft away from any door.
B. Display department ID readily.
C. The physical training room and equipment therein is for the exclusive use of properly registered employees of Austin County County and employees of the Sheriff’s Office.
D. The instructor is in control of the class and shall determine the time for periodic breaks and time for lunch break.

A. Uniforms are not required for any course offered at our Academy, unless so specified in the course requirements. However, they are permissible attire.
B. Shorts, tank tops, half-shirts, and thongs/sandals shall be considered inappropriate as class attire, or while inside the Academy facility. Caps need to be removed upon entering the classroom.

A. Course tuition is expected on the first day of the course. TCOLE credit will not be given unless the tuition is paid.
B. TCOLE requires a final written/skills exam at the conclusion of every course. Students must pass with a 70% or better in order to receive credit for the course.
C. If you miss 10% of the course, FOR ANY REASON, we cannot give you TCOLE credit for the course. All course absences must be made up, according to the instructions of the course instructor.