Important Update: Due to COVID -19
Due to COVID-19, PCTA is limiting class sizes to maintain social distancing. I hope you will choose PCTA as your training provider.
God Bless,


On September 1, 2017, House Bill 1508 (85th Leg., Reg. Sess.) becomes effective. If you have or plan to completed a training course with us, we wish to inform you of the following:

  • Please be advised under the Private Security Act (Occ. Code Chapter 1702) and Administrative Rule 35.4 (37 Tex. Admin. Code 1), a criminal conviction may disqualify you from a registration, commission or license under the Act.
  • You may wish to review Rule 35.4’s list of disqualifying offenses and the related periods of ineligibility, available on the department’s website at (click on the link to Administrative Code).
  • You also have a right to request from the department a criminal history evaluation letter under Occupations Code Section 53.102.”

If you have additional questions regarding eligibility or the above rules, please contact: Licensing and Registration Service Regulatory Service Division, Texas Department of Public Safety (512) 424-7293

Best Regards, Price's Cowtown Training Academy

Additional changes. Level III classes are now 45 hours long instead of 40 hours. 4 person minimum required for security classes. OC spray will be an additional class. There is also a Level IV renewal course that is required by the state of Texas. LEVEL III class times have changed to Monday - Thursday 8:15-6:15 and Friday 8:15-12:15.

 Dates for 2022    
Level 3May 16th-20thJun 13th-17thJul 11th-15thAug 15th-19th
Level 4May 19th-20thJun 16th-17thJul 14th-15thAug 18th-19th
RenewalMay 5th & 26thJun 9th & 23rdJul 7th & 21stAug 11th & 25th
BatonMay 20thJun 17thJul 15thAug 19th
OC SprayMay 18thJun 15thJUl 13thAug 17th
HandcuffingMay 18thJun 15thJul 13thAug 17th

Classes offered at Price's Cowtown Training Academy.  Please click links to learn more about each class and Enroll.

All classes are held at PCTA HQ
9125 Alabama St.  Joshua, Texas 76058

Deposit required on ALL classes! Reserve your training today.

*Refund Policy - If you cancel your training class your deposit can be used for a future class. However if you request a refund of your deposit a $25.00 Administration fee will be deduced from your deposit Price's Cowtown Training Academy Fort Worth, Texas

Contact Jan Price for additional information about our services:
Send Email to or call 817 360-6707

We will also come to your location to train groups of 10 or more.