Texas Crime Stoppers Training
Texas Crime Stoppers offers a series of two day courses for board members, sponsors, administrators, and coordinators of Texas Crime Stoppers organizations. These courses include the following topics: operational guidelines, board responsibilities, legal items, record keeping, campus crime stoppers, tip taking best practices, annual reporting, certification requirements, fundraising and marketing, and volunteer management.
Sixteen hours of continuing certification and TCOLE credit are available upon successful completion of all requirements, attendance at all sessions, and submission of all completed training documents. Attendance at a Texas Crime Stoppers basic course training will satisfy training requirements for continued certification for all certified Crime Stoppers Organizations.
Texas Crime Stoppers Basic Course Trainings
In-Person Training in April 2023
Texas Crime Stoppers will hold a training with ten sessions totaling sixteen (16) hours of TCOLE Credit for a Basic Crime Stoppers Course. Attendees must attend all sessions to receive TCOLE credit.
Location coming soon.
- April 2023 - Galveston, Texas
- June 2023 - Kerrville, Texas
- August 2023 - Copperas Cove, Texas
- April 2024 - Navasota, Texas
A training stipend will be provided to certified Crime Stoppers organizations to assist with coordinator, board member, and executive director travel expenses to attend Basic Crime Stoppers Course up to $250. To receive the stipend, attendees must successfully complete the training course and submit all required training documents provided during the training. Attendees will receive a reimbursement form to list travel expenses (receipts are required to be submitted with the form).
Limit one stipend per certified organization per year. Stipend reimbursement will not exceed $250 per program. Travel expenses must adhere to state rate guidelines with reimbursement occurring after the training.
Crime Stoppers of Houston: Campus Program Expansion, Governor Abbott School Safety Action Plan
Safe Schools Training on July 11-12, 2022
- Free LIVE webinar 2-day training
- TCOLE credit will be offered
To receive full credit from the Office of the Governor: The Texas Crime Stoppers at Office of the Governor will offer continuing certification credit. Attendees will need to attend all ten (10) virtual presentations to receive credit for two days.