Background Investigations

Training Academy
1500 Circle Drive Suite 200
Fort Worth, TX 76119
Phone 817-531-7634
Fax 817-531-7660

The Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office Background Investigations Division is staffed by deputies who conduct background investigations on prospective clerical, detention, operations and telecommunications personnel. The investigators ensure that applicants meet the requirements of the agency as well as the mandates for licensure which have been set by the Texas Occupations Code and Texas Administrative Code. Investigators complete hundreds of background investigations every year selecting the best applicants to become part of the Tarrant County Sheriff’s Office.

Click this link to find out more about Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) licensing requirements.  Title 37 Part 7 Chapter 217 Rule 217.1