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Office of the Inspector General

OIG Eligibility Criteria

  • Ninety semester hours from a college or university that is accredited.
  • College can be substituted for prior law enforcement experience, correctional custody/officer, or jailer experience.
  • Currently holds an active Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) Peace Officer license and meet all current TCOLE requirements.

Or

  • Bachelors degree with major course work in criminal justice (preferred).
  • Experience in criminal justice, law enforcement, correctional custody/officer, or jailer experience in a county, state, or federal correctional system (preferred).
  • Upon selection, applicants will be required to successfully complete a TCOLE pre-service law enforcement training program selected and funded by the OIG.

Or

  • Ten years full-time, wage-earning experience as a correctional supervisor.
  • Gang intelligence experience preferred.
  • Upon selection, applicants will be required to successfully complete a TCOLE pre-service law enforcement training program selected and funded by the OIG.

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