The Commission sets policy, approves rules and procedures formulated by the Executive Director and staff, and takes formal disciplinary actions against licensees on the recommendation of the Executive Director and state Administrative Law Judges.
The Commission meets at least four times each year in meetings open to the public. The last meeting was March 21, 2013. Click here for the 2013 commission meeting schedule. You can view the recorded meeting by clicking here.
The quarterly meeting of the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education (TCLEOSE) will be held on June 6, 2013, at 9:30 a.m. The meeting will be held at the J.J. Pickle Research Campus, The Commons Learning Center, 10100 Burnet Road, Bldg 137, Austin, Texas. Please note that beginning December 1, 2012, the J.J. Pickle Research Campus will be charging $3/day for parking.
Click here to review the agenda for the June 6, 2013 meeting.
There were no proposed rule changes at the March 21, 2013 meeting. The final rule changes will become effective on May 2, 2013. Click here to review the final rules.
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The Commission is comprised of nine members. These members are appointed by the Governor, as is the Presiding Officer. The Commissioners serve staggered terms of six years and serve without compensation except for reasonable and necessary expenses. Three are members of the general public, three are law enforcement chief executive officers, and three are line personnel from law enforcement agencies at the time of their appointment. more about the commission and history...
Sheriff Joel W. Richardson, Presiding Officer
*Originally appointed to the commission on October 30, 2007
Assistant City Manager Public Safety, Stephen M. Griffith, Assistant Presiding Officer
|Dr. Johnny E. Lovejoy, II., Secretary
Term: January 12, 2009 - August 30, 2013
Hometown: San Antonio
|Ron E. Hood
Term: September 26, 2011 - August 30, 2017
Hometown: Dripping Springs
Term: February 28, 2013 - August 30, 2015
Mr. James Oakley
|Sr. Police Officer Joseph Pennington
Term: September 21, 2009- August 30, 2015
Hometown: Jersey Village
Ms. Patt Scheckel-Hollingsworth
|Chief Ruben Villescas
Term: September 21,2009- August 30, 2015