Texas Railroad Association
Texas Railroad Association - Railroad Police Services
The applicant must meet the minimum standards for initial licensure as stated in Commission Rule §217.1. Application* packets are available by request from our office; for our down-loadable forms see the Forms and Information Available for Download section of this page. TCOLE forms may be downloaded from their website at www.tcole.texas.gov, however note that forms are continuously changing therefore we recommend that you only print forms as needed.
*See the Application Requirements form below for more detailed licensing information.
As established by Art. 2.121 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, the Texas Railroad Association is the agency appointed to submit railroad police applications to the director of the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) and to the executive director of the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE).
EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY, the railroad employer must submit the Application for Appointment to our office within 15 days from the Date the Oath of Office is administered for the position. Any applications received after 15-days will require a written statement explaining why you failed to submit within the designated time frame.
Termination of an officer or TCOLE form F-5 Separation of Licensee report must be submitted within 7 business days and a copy of such form shall be provided to the person as required by Occupations Code 1701.452(d), therefore all F-5 forms must be received in our office within 5 days to allows us adequate time for processing.
Each agency or entity that employs at least one peace officer shall require that each peace officer must successfully complete the current firearms proficiency requirements at least once each year. See Commission Rule §217.7 for more information.
Forms and Information Available for Download
Use of outdated forms could delay processing of application.
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