Sections
Subchapter A General Provisions 1701.001 – 1701.004
Subchapter B Texas Commission On Law Enforcement 1701.051 – 1701.060
Subchapter C Executive Director and Personnel 1701.101 – 1701.106
Subchapter D Powers and Duties of Commission 1701.151 – 1701.164
Subchapter E Public Interest Information and Complaint Procedures 1701.201 – 1701.204
Subchapter F Training Programs, Schools, and Policies 1701.251 – 1701.270
Subchapter G License Requirements; Disqualifications and Exemptions 1701.301 – 1701.317
Subchapter H Continuing Education and Yearly Weapons Proficiency 1701.351 – 1701.358
Subchapter I Professional Training and Recognition 1701.401 – 1701.405
Subchapter J Employment Records and Preemployment Procedure 1701.451 – 1701.458
Subchapter K Disciplinary Procedures 1701.501 – 1701.507
Subchapter L Criminal Penalty 1701.551 – 1701.554
Subchapter M Visiting Resource Officer in Public School 1701.601 – 1701.603
Subchapter M-1 Peer Support Network for Law Enforcement Officers 1701.621 – 1701.626
Subchapter N Body Worn Camera Program 1701.651 – 1701.663
Subchapter O Emergency Administration of Epinephrine 1701.701 – 1701.709

Terms Used In Texas Occupations Code Chapter 1701 - Law Enforcement Officers

  • Affidavit: means a statement in writing of a fact or facts signed by the party making it, sworn to before an officer authorized to administer oaths, and officially certified to by the officer under his seal of office. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Appropriation: The provision of funds, through an annual appropriations act or a permanent law, for federal agencies to make payments out of the Treasury for specified purposes. The formal federal spending process consists of two sequential steps: authorization
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Asset forfeiture: A procedure by which a person's property is seized to pay judgments levied by the court.
  • Charity: An agency, institution, or organization in existence and operating for the benefit of an indefinite number of persons and conducted for educational, religious, scientific, medical, or other beneficent purposes.
  • Counterclaim: A claim that a defendant makes against a plaintiff.
  • Damages: Money paid by defendants to successful plaintiffs in civil cases to compensate the plaintiffs for their injuries.
  • Deposition: An oral statement made before an officer authorized by law to administer oaths. Such statements are often taken to examine potential witnesses, to obtain discovery, or to be used later in trial.
  • Devise: To gift property by will.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • General-law municipality: means a municipality designated by Chapter Texas Local Government Code 1.005
  • Guardian: A person legally empowered and charged with the duty of taking care of and managing the property of another person who because of age, intellect, or health, is incapable of managing his (her) own affairs.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Municipality: means a general-law municipality, home-rule municipality, or special-law municipality. See Texas Local Government Code 1.005
  • Oath: includes affirmation. See Texas Government Code 311.005
  • Oath: A promise to tell the truth.
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Probation officers: Screen applicants for pretrial release and monitor convicted offenders released under court supervision.
  • Remainder: An interest in property that takes effect in the future at a specified time or after the occurrence of some event, such as the death of a life tenant.
  • Signature: includes the mark of a person unable to write, and "subscribe" includes the making of such a mark. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • sworn: includes affirm or affirmed. See Texas Government Code 312.011
  • Testify: Answer questions in court.