Training

Upcoming Courses –

 

 

 

Training Location

West Montgomery County Development Center

31355 Friendship Drive

Magnolia, Texas

 

Contact Information:

Gordon Welch, Deputy

281-259-6493

19100 Unity Park Drive

Magnolia, Texas

77355

 

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Welcome to the Precinct 5 Constable Department – Training Division

The desire of the Precinct 5 Constable Department is to provide all officers, and others who come to us to fill their training needs, with the best quality of training available. We understand that law enforcement is constantly changing, and so we strive to remain abreast of those changes. The training staff of the Precinct 5 Constable Department consists of dedicated professionals who strive to ensure that the advanced training that they provide continues to be among the best in the law enforcement profession. It is the desire of the Precinct 5 Constable Department to promote cooperation while developing a unity of purpose both within the department, as well as with other agencies involved in the administration of criminal justice.

Rules

Class Attendance: No absences will be permitted unless excused by the training coordinator, or his designee, and then only if provisions for makeup exist. Tardiness will not be tolerated and will be subject to makeup. Those interested in attending training courses at the Precinct 5 Constable Department should also see the Training Calendar for more details on classes, dates and times. All training dates are subject to change without notice and students should confirm classes and their position on the roster a week before the start of the class. If a student needs to cancel, we would ask that the student notify the training coordinator at least three days prior to the start of class.

Photographic/Recording Equipment: Unless prior arrangements are made with the training coordinator, no photographic or recording equipment will be used by students.

Tobacco Products: The use of tobacco products is prohibited at all Montgomery County buildings. Students will be allowed to smoke only in designated areas which will be identified at the beginning of the course or in the non-traffic or parking areas of the building.

Acceptable Dress Standards: For all officers, jailers and civilians who attend training classes shall be: Agency Uniform: Is always accepted. Acceptable Civilian (non-uniform) Attire: Male Attendees: Shall wear dress shirts, sport shirts or polo-type shirts with dress or casual slacks, which would be appropriate for a business environment. No neckties are required. Female Attendees: Shall wear dresses or slacks/skirts with shirt/blouse, which would be appropriate for a business environment.  Footwear: Will be appropriate for the class assignment, and by its construction or condition not present a safety hazard.

Unacceptable Attire: There are many forms of attire that are considered unacceptable as business wear, and not appropriate for a professional learning environment. The following is a list of some forms of attire that are not acceptable for attending law enforcement classes.

  • Form fitting stretch pants; stirrup-type pants, Capri, clam digger or ¾ length pants, or shorts of any type, bib overalls, coveralls, etc…
  • T-shirts, tank tops or see-through clothing, unless proper undergarments are also worn.
  • Clothing that shows bare shoulders (strapless or spaghetti straps) will not be worn unless a coordinating jacket or blouse is worn as a top garment at all times.
  • Attire which reveals midriffs, bosoms, or is overtly provocative.
  • Exposed ankle bracelets, toe rings, nose, lip, or facial jewelry.
  • Large or multi layers of exposed jewelry (commonly referred to as “Bling”).
  • Baseball caps inside the building or classroom.
  • Hats of any type inside the classroom.
  • Sneakers, slippers, shoes without an enclosed heel or a heel strap, such as clogs, mules, flip flops, sandals, outdoor type work boots or shoes, etc…
  • Any type of excessively faded, worn, torn, frayed, or unclean apparel.
  • Any types of apparel that contains any writings, markings, or logos that may be offensive or on their face are not in keeping with a professional law enforcement training environment.

Exceptions: At the discretion of the instructor responsible over specific training employees may be directed to wear other attire that is more appropriate to unusual training activities or conditions, such as tactical courses, physical training, self-defense, handgun retention, etc…

  • Officers attending firearms training will be allowed to wear comfortable clothing to include baseball caps appropriate for the weather conditions.
  • You may wear athletic type clothing, sweat pants, wind/warm up suits, t-shirts, athletic shoes, etc…for the classes of ASP Baton, O.C. Pepper Spray, Defensive Tactics or Taser training.
  • Denim jeans, may be worn at times, but are not encouraged as regular class room wear. When allowed to be worn, they cannot be faded, worn, torn, cut, frayed, or unclean.
  • Athletic shoes may be worn at times, but are not encouraged as regular classroom wear. When allowed to be worn, they must be clean with a new like appearance.

Note: When attending firearms training classes, and including Department firearms qualification YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO WEAR ANY FORM OF RED CLOTHING OR RED BASEBALL CAPS. The color “red” is only to be worn by the department Firearms Instructors, or their designee(s).

Enrollment Standards

Prior to enrollment in Precinct 5 Constable Department training program which provides instruction in defensive tactics, arrest procedures, firearms, or use of a motor vehicle for law enforcement purposes, the person must have on file with the Precinct 5 Constable Department the following information: Written documentation that the person is currently licensed by the commission (TCLEOSE) or documentation that the person:

  • Is not currently charged with any criminal offense for which conviction would bar licensing.
  • Has never been on court-ordered community supervision or probation for any criminal offense above the grade of class B misdemeanor within the last ten years from the date of the court order.
  • Has never been convicted of an offense above the grade of class B misdemeanor of a class B misdemeanor within the last ten years.
  • Has never been convicted of any family violence offense.
  • Has never been convicted of any crime of moral turpitude.
  • Is not prohibited by state or federal law from operating a motor vehicle.
  • Is not prohibited by state or federal law from possessing firearms or ammunition.
  • Must be a legal United States citizen.

 

Instructor Standards

All testing will be proctored by the Instructor.

Course records will be kept on file for 5 (five) years from date of course completion.