Program and Project Development
The STDC Criminal Justice Planning (CJP) Program coordinates and assists city/county agencies and nonprofit groups with community planning, provides technical assistance for grant writing and administration, and conducts grant reviews in conjunction with the Criminal Justice Division of the Office of the Governor.
Criminal Justice Advisory Committee
The STDC Public Protection Advisory Committee reviews and prioritizes grant applications for submission to the Criminal Justice Division of the Office of the Governor for funding consideration.
Regional Police Officer Training
The STDC contracts with the Laredo College Regional Law Enforcement Academy for the provision of basic peace officer certification training and advanced continuation education to the region’s peace officers under license from the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement. The academy provides training services to four(4) county sheriff’s departments, six (6) local police departments, and over twenty (20) state and federal law enforcement agencies.
Criminal Justice Grantee Resources
To apply for criminal justice funding, please visit: eGrants Website
Criminal Justice Strategic Plan: STDC-CJ Strategic Plan
FY2023 Grant Application Workshop Resources:
- STDC Criminal Justice Grant Application Workshop PY2024
- Federal Civil Rights Compliance for Grantees
- Office of the Governor, Public Safety Office eGrants
EVIDENCE BASED PRACTICE Resources
- OJP, National Institute of Justice-Crime Solutions Database
- Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention-Evidence Based Programs
Left to Right: Dr. Marisela Rodriguez, Provost/Vice President of Academic Affairs, Jackie Leven-Ramos, Trustee, (Cadets) Jesus Hinojosa, Jose H. Gonzalez, Mark Alardin, & Dr. Ricardo J. Solis, President.
Dr. Marisela Rodriguez, Provost/Vice President of Academic Affairs, Jackie Leven-Ramos, Trustee, (Cadet) Yolanda Ramos, & Dr. Ricardo J. Solis, president.
Regional Law Enforcement Academy Class B 18
December 2018 Graduation Ceremony
Last Row: Jose Trevino, William Butterfield, Jose L. Gutierrez, Arturo Ibarra, Middle Row: Erasmo A. Gonzalez Jr. Ricardo Hernandez III, Ricardo De La Rosa Jr. Oscar Garcia, Ramiro Perez III, Yolanda M. Ramos, Hector Cadena Jr. Front Row: Jose H. Gonzalez, Robert Cruz Jr. Johnson Salvador III, Mark Alardin, Eduardo Garcia