Welcome to LEMIT. We are dedicated to providing the law enforcement profession with world-class education, personal and professional development, and analysis and research, to inspire excellence in management and leadership.
The International Association of Chiefs of Police awarded the Houston Police Department its Gold Award for Excellence in Law Enforcement Research for a study conducted in collaboration with Sam Houston State University and LEMIT.. . . more
LEMIT introduced a new biannual lecture series on innovative police practices named in honor of Dr. Larry Hoover, a professor at the College of Criminal Justice. . . . more
LEMIT recently hosted a delegation of Polish National Police leaders to help promote a global perspective on law enforcement issues.. . . more
The program that develops leadership skills for women in law enforcement, which started in the U.S. at LEMIT, has spread to Arizona.. . . more
LEMIT is developing online training courses in environmental enforcement for state, local and tribal agencies across the country.. . . more
is a nationally recognized Institute offering premiere professional development opportunities in policing. Since 1989, LEMIT has served law enforcement agencies in Texas, including Police, Sheriffs, Constables, School and College Police, Alcohol Beverage Control Agents, District Attorneys and Attorney General Offices; and Emergency Management Coordinators. Learn how LEMIT can serve your agency.
In April, 2013, Sam Houston State University received a substantial grant from the Environmental Protection Agency to develop on-line training courses for members of the environmental enforcement community working at state, local and tribal agencies. The three year project will deliver web-based training from their page on the LEMIT website. For more information please click here.
Turning vulnerability into strength through learning, utilizing and offering peer support. For more information please click here.
It is with tremendous honor that LEMIT announces the adoption of the Model Policy and Procedures for which it was charged to develop and disseminate to all law enforcement agencies in the State of Texas.