COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE
STANDARDS FOR CLASS ATTENDANCE
Attendance: No absences will be permitted unless excused by the Training
Coordinator, or designee. Tardiness will not be permitted. Supervisors will be notified when students
do not report to class. Every student will sign roster and
present departmental ID’s and PID #’s (for commissioned personnel).
Designation: Personnel attending training class are students. Rank
designation plays no part while the student is attending training classes. The Instructor(s) and Training Division personnel
are in charge and responsible for the
classroom and all that it encompasses while training is in session.
Weapons: Peace Officers in Departmental Uniform shall carry their
weapons in compliance with Departmental Policy. Peace Officers in civilian
attire will carry their weapon in accordance with Departmental Policy. For
civilian personnel with a valid Concealed Handgun License issued by the
State of Texas, will not be allowed to have their weapon on their person
while in the class room, unless authorized by the Training Coordinator.
Dress for a professional training environment. Departmental uniform or appropriate civilian attire
only will be worn. No shorts, t-shirts, flip flop style shoes, overalls, hats
or tank tops will be permitted unless otherwise instructed by Training
personnel. For tactical, physical training, or qualifications appropriate dress
will be expected. (Ex: blue jeans/tactical pants/gear, t-shirts, sneakers)
All examinations become the property of the Training Division. No grades are
published. The class Instructor will advise each class of the grading criteria
used in that particular class. All examinations require a 70% to pass course.
Professional demeanor is respected and expected. The Instructor and Training
Facility/Range personnel will not tolerate disruptive or disrespectful conduct
Phones. Cellular telephones shall be turned off or set on vibrate mode
during classroom instruction. Except during an emergency, cell phone calls
responses shall be made during breaks only. Text messaging is prohibited except
Use: We are a nontobacco use facility. Tobacco use is prohibited in
the Training Facility. No spit cups allowed. Use of tobacco products will
permit immediate dismissal from class.
Beverages: Alcoholic Beverages are prohibited in and around the Training
All students shall participate in all class activities and discussions.
*Profanity: Students shall not
use profane, vulgar or obscene language.
Students shall be responsible for maintaining a neat and orderly classroom,
break area, range area or any areas where a student might be during their
assigned training period with the Training Facility/Range.
Illness or injuries shall be reported immediately to the instructor.
class will be rendered by the end each class session.
of these rules can be cause for dismissal from the class the student is currently attending. The Instructor or
Training Facility/Range Personnel shall make the final determination. The
student’s immediate supervisor and the Training Coordinator will be notified of
the reason for dismissal from the class.