The National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA) has partnered with Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) to provide Law Enforcement Professionals with a nationally recognized professional certification program. These professional certifications were established through an analysis of the primary functions and knowledge of operations and administration management for each designated certification, combining experience and education coupled with testing to ensure comprehension of critical areas of focus.

Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX)

The Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service (TEEX) is an internationally recognized leader in the delivery of emergency response, homeland security, workforce training and exercises, technical assistance, and economic development.

TEEX has delivered law enforcement training continuously since 1942, and offers a wide variety of training programs to law enforcement.  Using customized curriculum, TEEX training programs provide innovative, in-service training for criminal justice professionals, preparing them to meet the challenges of their careers. TEEX training programs include hands-on, face to face training as well as blended learning courses through the application of web-based instruction.

National Sheriffs’ Association

Chartered in 1940, the National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA) is a professional association dedicated to serving the Office of Sheriff and its affiliates through education, training, and general law enforcement information resources. NSA represents thousands of sheriffs, deputies and other law enforcement, public safety professionals, and concerned citizens nationwide.

Through the years, NSA has provided programs for Sheriffs, their deputies, chiefs of police, and others in the field of criminal justice to perform their jobs in the best possible manner and to better serve the people of their cities, counties or jurisdictions.