H. Joaquin Jackson Law Enforcement Academy


The Sul Ross State University H. Joaquin Jackson Law Enforcement Academy concentrates on small-town and rural law enforcement. It is the goal of the academy to provide quality training at the lowest possible cost to participating agencies. Professionalism and a community-service philosophy are stressed in all training programs.

SRSU was licensed as a certified Texas law enforcement academy by the the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education in May 1982.

Program Information   More...

Updated 3/5/2021



There will be a in service training


2/22/2021-2/26/2021 - Crime Scene Investigation 40hr TCOLE 2106

3/16/2021 - Interacting with Drivers Deaf/Hard of Hearing 4hr TCOLE 7887

3/16/2021 - Human Trafficking 4hr TCOLE 3270

5/10/2021 - 5/14/2021 - Crisis Intervention CIT 40hr TCOLE 1850

4/12/2021 - 4/14/2021 - Spanish 20hr TCOLE 2109

Check In-Service Calendar for times and locations.


Calendar will be updated often with more in service training courses soon!

Please fill out the In Service Registration Form above to

make sure you have a seat reserved for the training!


The new cadets (Class 2020) of the Sul Ross H. Joaquin Jackson Law Enforcement Academy has started their training on Monday, August 10. There are 13 new cadets in this year’s extensive training program, all will have to go through the TCOLE required 18 weeks of grueling but gratifying training. The class is scheduled to graduate on December 16.


The new cadets will be instructed by the best professional and experienced instructors in their fields. They were admitted in with high expectations and a no-excuses policy. They will be trained to be the best of the best and to be prepared to deal with all kinds of scenarios.





The new admission process for Fall Semester 2021 will start soon


Please read below for more information such as contact information and dates.




The link below will forward you to a pre-screening form.  This form will be used to determine if you meet the minimum admission standards for the police academy.

Completion of the form does not qualify you for attendance.  There are numerous steps in the enrollment process




The application requires extensive paperwork, a physical and psychological examination, and fingerprinting, so if you are interested

please contact the Law Enforcement Academy as soon as possible to pick up an application.


Please see our training calendar for other upcoming offerings.


Contact  the Law Enforcement Academy in MAB 106

or at 432-837-8704 for further information about the Academy or CEU course.

 You may also email lea@sulross.edu or email Administrative Assistant Melissa Fierro at melissa.fierro@sulross.edu

for a digital application or for additional information.