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The California Peace Officers’ Association has developed progressive leadership in California law enforcement for nearly 100 years. CPOA’s membership program strives to develop your leadership skills through training, advocacy and networking.

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Relevant and Up-To-Date Training

CPOA provides relevant and up-to-date training to the law enforcement, legal and public safety professions throughout the state of California, most of which are POST certified.

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Search For A Job In Public Safety

CPOA’s CareerCENTER offers you the opportunity to search for jobs, post your resume and register for job alerts. Posting a job with CPOA means your position will be sent to more than 3,000 law enforcement professionals.

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News & Events

  • May 22, 2017
    News

    Governor’s May Budget Revise Includes Cannabis Proposals

    By Shaun Rundle, Legislative & Region Affairs Representative. Last week the nonpartisan Legislative Analyst’s Office (LAO) released a report highlighting …

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  • Event

    Community Policing in the 21st Century - Alhambra

    LOCATION: Alhambra, CA
    DATE: 07/18/2017

    This course will prepare attendees with the ability to provide their agency AND community members with critical information to build …

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  • May 16, 2017
    News

    Officer Entitled To Qualified Immunity For Fatal Shooting Of Suspect Armed With A Knife

    Courtesy of James R. Touchstone, Esq. of Jones & Mayer On May 12, 2017, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held, …

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  • Event

    Public Records Act - Winters

    LOCATION: Winters, CA
    DATE: 06/07/2017 - 06/08/2017

    Learn the statutory and case law requirements in the dissemination of public records to protect your agency.

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  • May 15, 2017
    News

    High-Cost Public Safety Bills Face Hurdles on Suspense File

    By Shaun Rundle, Legislative & Region Affairs Representative. In both the Senate and Assembly, Appropriations Committees hold a hearing where …

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  • Event

    FTO Adult Learning Techniques - Dublin

    LOCATION: Dublin, CA
    DATE: 06/05/2017 - 06/06/2017

    CPOA is excited to offer an Advanced Field Training course to enhance the training skills of training officers beyond mandatory …

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  • May 9, 2017
    News

    Legislative Deadlines Determine Several Bill Fates

    By Shaun Rundle, Legislative & Region Affairs Representative. April 28th served as the last day for policy committees at the …

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  • Event

    Public Records Act - Ventura

    LOCATION: Ventura, CA
    DATE: 06/28/2017 - 06/29/2017

    Learn the statutory and case law requirements in the dissemination of public records to protect your agency.

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  • May 8, 2017
    News

    CPOA Case Summaries – April 2017

    Courtesy of James R. Touchstone of Jones & Mayer CONSTITUTIONAL LAW A. California’s ten-year ban on possession of firearms after a …

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  • Event

    Public Records Act - San Rafael

    LOCATION: San Rafael, CA
    DATE: 06/22/2017 - 06/23/2017

    Learn the statutory and case law requirements in the dissemination of public records to protect your agency.

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  • May 1, 2017
    News

    Court Of Appeal Finds That Dismissal Under Penal Code Section 1203.4 Does Not Invalidate Conviction For Purposes Of Removing The Heck V. Humphrey Bar

    Courtesy of James R. Touchstone of Jones & Mayer On April 19, 2017, the Second District Court of Appeal, in …

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  • Event

    Leadership Primer for Commanders - Carlsbad

    LOCATION: Carlsbad, CA
    DATE: 06/05/2017 - 06/06/2017

    Now, more than ever, law enforcement needs leaders who can motivate, inspire, and influence others to improve their organizations’ performance …

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  • May 1, 2017
    News

    Marijuana Bureau Releases Proposed Medical Cannabis Regulations

    By Shaun Rundle, Legislative & Region Affairs Representative. Last week the Bureau of Medical Cannabis Regulation (BMCR), headed by Chief …

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  • Event

    Leadership Development Course - McClellan

    LOCATION: McClellan, CA
    DATE: 04/10/2017 - 05/19/2017

    This exclusive class provides line-level officers the building blocks to grow into leadership positions through the belief that the most …

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  • Apr 25, 2017
    News

    Prop 64: Legislature Tackles Impaired Driving & Other Concerns

    By Shaun Rundle, Legislative & Region Affairs Representative. One of the biggest causes of CPOA’s opposition to Prop 64 last …

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  • Event

    COPSWEST Training & Expo 2017

    LOCATION: Palm Springs Convention Center and Renaissance Palm Springs Hotel
    DATE: 10/30/2017 - 11/01/2017

    Join thousands of public safety colleagues at the Palm Springs Convention Center for COPSWEST Training & Expo October 30 - …

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  • Apr 19, 2017
    News

    CPOA Requesting Support for POST and 911 in Budget Legislation

    By Shaun Rundle, Legislative & Region Affairs Representative. Next month Governor Jerry Brown will release a “May Revise” of the …

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  • Apr 17, 2017
    News

    CPOA Case Summaries – March 2017

    CONSTITUTIONAL LAW Officer misleads judge when procuring search warrant for child pornography by omitting relevant information from the search warrant …

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Our Mission

CPOA provides progressive, ethical leadership development through the training, technology, advocacy and mentoring of our future leaders.

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