Registration Policy

For Texas Police Association Sponsored Courses

Reservation Requests:
Requests are accepted by phone, by fax, or by email on an official registration form. 

To register by phone, call: (512) 424-7214 between 7:30am to 5:00pm, Monday – Friday.  Fax to (512) 424-5734.


View DPS - TPA Registration and Payment information here

Registration Fees:
Tuition includes handouts, books, and meals.  At this time, lodging is not available at the DPS Academy. Tuition may be submitted with your reservation request or upon official acceptance into the school (Invoice/Confirmation Notice).

View list of hotels near the DPS Academy here (PDF)

Invoice/Confirmation Notice:
Once accepted into a school, your agency’s contact person will receive an official notice requiring any outstanding payments and a written confirmation of intent to attend.  If confirmation and payment are not received by stated deadline in notice, your reservation will be canceled.

Payment by Credit Card:
Fill out appropriate credit card information on registration form.  Please include signature.   Fax to (512) 424-5734. 

Payment by Check:
Make check payable to: Texas Police Association.
Only one check is accepted per school.  Your check will be returned if payment includes more than one school.  You may include multiple students on one check if they are in the same school.
Send confirmation and payment to:

Texas Department of Public Safety
Law Enforcement Education - TPA Registration

MSC 0252
P.O. Box 4087
Austin, TX 78773-0252

You are required to notify us immediately by phone, fax, email or in person of cancellation.  Payment will be forfeited if notice is not received at least one week prior to start of school.

Mailing List:
To be included on the DPS / TPA training calendar mailing list call (512) 424-7214.

For registration information, contact:

(512) 424-7214

For specific Texas Police Association questions, contact: 

Raul Vargas

Or contact the Texas Police Association at:
(512) 458-3140

To Contact the Texas Department of Public Safety

Office: (512) 424-7214
Fax: (512) 424-5734