September 5 - October 22, 2017. 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.
October 24 - December 20, 2017. This course is designed to fulfill State of California Peace Oficer 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.