The Alamo Area Crime Prevention Association (AACPA)
is a regional affiliate of the Texas Crime Prevention Association
represents 28 counties of Texas. Our members are people, just like
yourself, who are interested in crime prevention. Our members are
citizens, consisting of local, state,
federal, military, elected peace officers, security offices or civilians
helping to prevent crime within their communities. 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
When you join Texas Crime Prevention Association
(TCPA), each TCPA member is also a member of their regional affiliate, which is also
a 501c3 Non-Profit Organization, representing their local area.
Crime Prevention Association (AACPA) is the regional affiliate for the Alamo
Area serving the counties listed above.
Current membership dues for
the State is $15.00 per year,
Alamo Area Regional Dues are also $15.00 per
The State Association handles all memberships each year.
To JOIN you will be directed to the "TCPA Membership" page.
Please choose AACPA as your regional affiliate.
If you which to join a different region you can do that instead.
If you have any additional questions please call
24/7 to AACPA
Please visit the TCPA Membership page to
become a new member or to renew your membership.
COME JOIN US. We need your input!
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 (TCOLE).
is always available at the Annual Conference each year (normally in July) at a
Check TCPA's training page for upcoming
training classes posted by regional affiliates throughout the year.
Certification is permanent as long as you
remain an active member of TCPA.