APD Annual Reports - 2015 Annual Report - Page 47

variety of education outreach efforts, officers teach the public techniques to reduce the likelihood of victimization. Officers also manage volunteer participation in their districts. The Training Center is led by Lt. Craig Taylor and is responsible for recruitment, hiring, and training of employees. In 2015, the Training Center recorded 5,074 class registrants, taught 421 classes and reported 101,932 hours to the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. Last year, 48 recruits graduated the Basic Police Academy and joined the ranks. 101,932 TCOLE hours reported 5,074 2015 POLICE training CENTER 421 classes taught class registrants 47