Modular Basic Peace Officer Certificate of Achievement
This modular certificate is designed for state certified entry-level positions in law enforcement agencies. Successful completion of this program and subsequent completion of the hiring agencies probationary period in a Peace Officers' Standards and Training (POST) certified agency qualifies the student for a POST certificate. This program meets Penal Code section 832 requirement of training as a peace officer in the state of California.
This program is broken up into three modules and must be taken in the following order: Module III (approximately 11 weeks), Module II (approximately 16 weeks) and Module I (approximately 26 weeks). Completion of all three modules equals the POST Regular Basic Course.
|CRMJUS 061||Reserve Level III||6.5|
|CRMJUS 060||Reserve Level II Officer||12.5|
|CRMJUS 059||Reserve Level I Officer||16.5|
Students working for certificates must have a basic knowledge of arithmetic, reading and writing in order to learn and work in the occupations they select.
This is a Gainful Employment Program
Program Learning Outcomes
At the completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Apply to any law enforcement agency in the State of California as police officer or deputy sheriff
- Apply knowledge and skills required in completing Field Training Program (FTO)
- Chose to further their education by completing the requirements for an Administration of Justice Degree
- Demonstrate the ability to identify and understand key crime prevention techniques
- Understand the importance of community partnerships, prevention, and collaborative problem solving to reduce crime, the fear of crime and improve the quality of life
- Analyze the relationships between the law enforcement, courts, and corrections
- Demonstrate the ability to accurately read and recognize circumstances under which search and seizures can be conducted
- Recognize and respect the complexities of cultural diversity and have the skills necessary for identifying and responding to California’s changing communities