Criminal Justice

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.

To apply for criminal justice funding, please visit: eGrants Website

For progress reports due, please visit: CJD Grantee Evaluation Website

Criminal Justice Strategic Plan needs to be added: STDC-CJ Strategic Plan

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.

Cadet Jose H. Gonzalez leading Class B 18 dismissal. 

Laredo Police Chief Claudio Trevino & Cadet Mark Alardin

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

Laredo Police Chief Claudio Trevino & Cadet Mark Alardin

Regional Law Enforcement Academy Director Donald R. Hale & Cadet Mark Alardin

Laredo College Law Enforcement Academy Staff: Lesly B. Ochoa, Veronica Alejandro, & Mireya Casas