Classroom Uniform:
  • Police Academy Propper Polo (long or short sleeve) – No Limit
  • Propper Black Lightweight Tactical Trouser (Mens/Womens) – No Limit
  • Black leather uniform shoes or boots. (These must be smooth leather with plain toe capable of being polished – patent leather or high-gloss type shoes are not acceptable)
  • Black socks
  • Black undershirt
  • Black belt – 1 1/2”
Purchase Optional:
  • any solid black winter weather gloves
  • any solid black winter knit cap
  • Police Academy baseball cap
  • Rain gear (This must be solid black or department issued and may be either a jacket and pants or a jacket only, trench-coat type is acceptable, poncho type is not)
Physical Training (PT) Uniform:
  • Running Shoes (not cross-training, walking, or court shoes)
  • White Socks (no higher than low calf, must be solid white)
  • Police Academy PT Shorts and Shirts – No Limit
Purchase Optional:
  • Black bicycle type shorts (to be worn under PT shorts)(no markings or logos)
  • Black sweatpants and/or sweatshirt (no markings or logos)
Required Equipment:
  • (1) Gun belt and (4) belt keepers (may be nylon or leather)
  • (1) Duty Holster (may be nylon or leather but it must match belt)
  • Magazine carriers - two magazine capacity (nylon or leather to match belt)
  • (1) Handcuff case (nylon or leather to match belt)
  • (1 set) Handcuffs (Smith & Wesson or Peerless)
  • (1) Flashlight (must be push button activated)
  • (1) Gym bag (May be any style Backpack or Bag)
  • Pen (black ink)
  • Spiral notebook or loose-leaf paper (for note-taking)
  • Small notepad (pocket sized)
  • Mouthpiece (for boxing and defensive tactics)
  • Lock for locker (recommended)
  • Book – Texas Criminal Law and Motor Vehicle Handbook (Current Edition)

It is advisable to consult with the Academy Staff before purchasing these items; especially prior to purchasing a handgun and duty belt/holster.
Basic Academy



Multi-Purpose Center 258
P.O. Box 10072
Beaumont, Texas 77710
Phone: (409) 880-8022
Fax: (409) 880-2369