What things may keep me from being eligible to attend the Alamo Area Regional Law Enforcement Academy?
1. Not meeting state required basic educational certifications.
2. In order for an individual to enroll in any basic licensing course the individual must meet the following standards:
a. A search of local, state and national criminal records that:
i. the individual is not currently charged with any criminal offense
ii. the individual has never been on court-ordered community supervision or probation for any criminal offense above the grade of a Class B misdemeanor or a Class B misdemeanor within the last ten years from the date of the court order.
iii. the individual has never been convicted of an offense above the grade of a Class B misdemeanor or a Class B misdemeanor within the last ten years
iv. the individual has never been convicted of any family violence offense
v. the individual is not prohibited by state or federal law from operating a motor vehicle.
3. An individual who has had a dishonorable or bad conduct discharge or a bad conduct discharge from military service will be ineligible.
4. An individual who is prohibited by state or federal law from possessing firearms or ammunition will be ineligible.

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1. Is the Academy Right for Me?
2. Can anyone join a law enforcement academy and become a peace officer?
3. What things may keep me from being eligible to attend the Alamo Area Regional Law Enforcement Academy?
4. Does the Academy disqualify applicants for any other reason than those mentioned above?
5. How long does a basic academy take to complete?
6. What is the cost of the academy?
7. Do I have to pay the entire cost up front?
8. Does the Academy offer any financial assistance?
9. Are uniforms required?
10. Does the Academy require me to purchase a weapon?
11. Is there any physical training involved?
12. How lenient is the Academy on attendance if I have schedule conflicts?
13. Are there any other issues that may cause termination?
14. Does the Academy assist me with job placement if I successfully complete this course?
15. What do I have to do to get started in the application process for the Academy?
16. How will I know that I've been accepted to the Academy?
17. Is the Academy Veteran Affairs Approved?