The Alamo Area Crime Prevention Association (AACPA)
is a regional affiliate of the Texas Crime Prevention Association. AACPA
represents 28 counties of Texas. Our members are people, just like
yourself, who are interested in crime prevention. We are local, state,
federal, military, elected peace officers or civilians. We can be
employed or retired. What we have in common is that we are concerned
with crime prevention in homes, in businesses, and in our personal
contacts. We care about young and old, rich and poor, educated and
illiterate. We want everyone to learn ways to be safer and more secure.
Our mission is to provide comprehensive training and educational
opportunities to all our members. Developing a network of resources and
programs for use by our members to improve the quality of life for the
citizens of Texas by ensuring safe homes and secure neighborhoods.
AACPA serves the following counties of Texas:
Atascosa, Bandera, Bexar, Calhoun, Comal, DeWitt, Dimmit, Edwards, Frio,
Gillespie, Goliad, Gonzales, Guadalupe, Jackson, Karnes, Kendall, Kerr,
Kinney, LaSalle, Lavaca, Maverick, Medina, Real, Uvalde, Val Verde,
Victoria, Wilson and Zavala.
How to become a
Download our application or attend a meeting,
pay your annual dues of $30, of which $15 is applied toward your membership
into the Texas Crime Prevention Association. AACPA's monthly meeting
sites are held in different locations around the membership area and the
locations are announced on this web site.
membership application is available online from TCPA.
memberships renew on January 1st of each year.
For an application
or for complete membership details,
please visit the TCPA website ->
How do I become a Certified Crime Prevention
Be a TCPA member for one (1) year prior to testing
Accumulated 80 hours of
Pass testing by the
Training must be from courses
approved by the Texas Commission on Law Enforcement Standards
and Education (TECLOSE). Testing shall be given at the
Mid-Winter and at the Annual Summer Conference each year at a
minimum. Check our training page for other upcoming
Certification is permanent as long as you
remain an active member of TCPA.