Permian Basin Law Enforcement Academy

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What is the Permian Basin Law Enforcement Academy?

The Permian Basin Law Enforcement Academy (PBLEA) is a division of the Permian Basin Regional Planning Commission (PBRPC). The PBRPC serves a 17-county region in West Texas, and has been licensed to operate a regional law enforcement academy for over 42 years. The goal of the PBLEA is to provide quality training to law enforcement personnel and jailers.

These training efforts not only provide Basic Peace Officer Courses and Basic County Corrections Courses to our regional law enforcement officers and jailers, but also help maintain licensing requirements and improve the expertise of current law enforcement professionals within our region.


Training Cost

  • Basic Peace Officer Academy – Agency-Employed Individuals: $500.00
  • Basic Peace Officer Academy – Independent Individuals: $2,500.00
  • Basic County Corrections Academy – Agency-Employed Individuals: $275.00
  • Basic County Corrections Academy – Independent Individuals: $325.00
  • State Testing Fees: $45.00
  • Agency Graduates: $25.00


Course Details

Click links below for details

112th Basic Peace Office Course Academy Training

795 hours – TCOLE #1000720

Dates & Times

July 17, 2023 - December 8, 2023
Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm 

Details & Registration

Basic County Correction Course

145 hours – TCOLE #1120

Dates, Times & Locations

July 10 - August 4, 2023
Monday - Friday, 8 am - 5 pm
Midland County Sheriff's Office, Midland, TX

October 16 - November 10, 2023
Monday - Friday, 8 am- 5 pm
Howard County Sheriff's Office, Big Spring, TX

Details & Registration


Program Contact & Location

Janelle Edwards

Training Coordinator
(432) 685-4712


Technology Center Annex Building, Room 198A
MC Main Campus
Building Floor Plan (pdf)




Midland College Workforce Continuing Education is dedicated to training and developing our local workforce to meet the needs of our unique and ever-changing regional economy. Our mission is to foster economic growth by providing quality lifelong education and professional development opportunities that keep our workforce on the cutting edge of industry.



MC Workforce CE Office


Monday - Friday
8 am to 5 pm


Cogdell Learning Center
Room 124
201 W. Florida Avenue
Midland, TX 79701
Building Floor Plan (pdf)


Debra Campbell
(432) 681-6335