A one-day course from 8:00am to 5:00pm.
This course provides basic instruction designed to prepare students for the performance of limited peace officer duties. The curriculum is established through the requirements set by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.), which include: introduction to law enforcement; administration of justice; criminal law; evidence; community-police relations; patrol procedures; juvenile procedures; defensive tactics; firearms; First Aid/CPR; vehicle operations; domestic violence and related topics. 45 hours lecture/135 hours laboratory.
This course is designed to fulfill State of California Peace Officer Standards and Training requirements for Level I academy certification. This course prepares students to successfully transition to the Basic Academy Modular Level I Course. 162 hours lecture/54 hours laboratory.
The POST program is authorized by the California Commission on Peace Officer Standards and Training. To learn more about the agency or to submit a complaint about Cerro Coso Community College’s program after trying to resolve the issue through the local Student Complaint Policy, contact the agency at post.ca.gov/Home.