Cerro Coso Community College

Public Services

Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T) Academy

Classes in Bishop!


  • Meet with a Counselor or Educational Advisor, 661-258-8644.
  • Contact Faculty Chair, Jarrod Bowen, 760-384-6304 jarrod.bowen@cerrocoso.edu.

Pre-Academy Orientation ADMJ C140

This will be a one-day course held at the Bishop Campus, January 13, 2018 from 8:00am to 5:00pm.

Modular III Academy ADMJ C142

January 16 - March 24, 2018. 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.

Modular II Academy ADMJ C143

March 27 - June 10, 2018. 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. 180 hours lecture/108 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.

Programs Offered

Administration of Justice

Private and Proprietary Security Academy


Department Chair
Name Position Email Phone Location
Jarrod Bowen Professor, Administration of Justice jarrod.bowen@cerrocoso.edu 760-384-6304
MB 112
Name Position Email Phone Location
Peter Fulks Associate Professor, Administration of Justice peter.fulks@cerrocoso.edu 760-384-6166
MB 117
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