Criminal Justice Program

Criminal Justice Planning provides technical assistance and training for current and prospective criminal justice grantees in the ATCOG region. The Criminal Justice program provides grant assistance and training annually, and receives funding from the Criminal Justice Division of the Governor’s Office (CJD).

The Regional Law Enforcement Training program provides basic and advanced training for current and potential law enforcement and corrections officers and telecommunications/dispatchers through East Texas Policy Academy. Students must be sponsored/representing an agency located in the ATCOG region. CJD provides funding to train approximately 700 officers annually.  This criminal justice program is funded by a grant through CJD.

If you are interested in law enforcement training at East Texas Police Academy you can: visit their website , call 903-983-8663, or email

The Purchase of Juvenile Services program provides funds to allow juvenile probation departments in the ATCOG region to purchase quality services for juveniles. Juvenile services to be purchased include psychiatric and psychological evaluations, professional therapy and mental health counseling, anger management, sex offender treatment/counseling, polygraph examinations, and parent training/counseling. This program is also funded by a grant through CJD.

Important Links & Documents

Teleconference instructions:

RCJAC Meeting

Thursday, May 13, 2021 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (CDT)

You may join the meeting from your computer, tablet, or smartphone using the following link:


You can also dial in using your phone:

888-475-4499 (Toll-free)

Meeting ID: 920 4626 7692

Passcode: 849284


Law Enforcement Agencies
Bi-State Justice Center (Bowie & Miller)903-798-3504
Bowie County Juvenile Justice903-791-1707
Bowie County Sheriff Department903-223-8726
Federal Correctional Institute (Bowie)903-838-4587
Police Departments
Atlanta, TX903-796-7973
Avinger, TX 
Bloomburg, TX903-728-5323
Bogata, TX903-632-4619
Clarksville, TX903-427-3836
Como, TX9003-488-3434
Cumby, TX903-994-2272
Daingerfield, TX903-645-2114
DeKalb, TX903-667-2095
Domino, TX903-796-2843
Hooks, TX903-547-2222
Hughes Springs, TX903-639-2621
Lone Star903-656-2491
Mt Pleasant, TX903-575-4004
Mt Vernon, TX903-537-4539
Naples, TX903-897-5321
Nash, TX903-838-0822
Naples, TX903-897-5321
Paris, TX`903-784-6688
Queen City, TX903-796-7986
Sulphur Springs, TX903-884-7601
Texarkana, AR903-798-3130
Texarkana, TX903-798-3116
Wake Village, TX903-838-0515
Sheriff Departments
Red River903-427-3838
Miller (AR)870-773-6286
State and Federal Agencies
www.txdps.state.tx.usTexas Department of Public Safety
www.tjpc.state.tx.usTexas Juvenile Probation Commission
www.cia.govCentral Intelligence Agency
www.fbi.govFederal Bureau of Investigations
www.usdoj.govUS Department of Justice
www.oag.state.tx.usOffice of Attorney General Governor’s Division of Emergency Management Department of Criminal Justice Department of Protective and Regulatory Services State Data Center Colleges Online Legislature Online Cyber Security Programs and Degrees