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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. Become A Member

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. Register For Training

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. View Job Postings

News & Events

  • Jan 2, 2024
    News

    CPOA Client Alerts- January 2024

    Courtesy of James R. Touchstone, Esq. The following case summary has been provided by James R. Touchstone, Esq. Partner at …

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    Leadership Primer for Commanders -Napa

    LOCATION: Napa, CA
    DATE: 09/24/2024 - 09/25/2024

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

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  • Nov 2, 2023
    News

    CPOA Client Alerts-November 2023

    Courtesy of James R. Touchstone, Esq. The following case summary has been provided by James R. Touchstone, Esq. Partner at …

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    Leadership Primer for Commanders -Wilmington

    LOCATION: Wilmington, CA
    DATE: 04/17/2024 - 04/18/2024

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

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  • Aug 14, 2023
    News

    CPOA Client Alerts-August 2023

    Courtesy of James R. Touchstone, Esq. The following case summary has been provided by James R. Touchstone, Esq. Partner at …

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    Leadership Development Course for Line Level Personnel- Westminster

    LOCATION: Westminster, CA
    DATE: 04/29/2024 - 06/03/2024

    Today, more than ever, law enforcement commands are looking for the next generation leaders, in all levels and departments of …

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  • Jul 28, 2023
    News

    CPOA Client Alerts - July 2023

    Courtesy of James R. Touchstone, Esq. The following case summary has been provided by James R. Touchstone, Esq. Partner at …

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    Use of Force/Liability/Litigation - Walnut Creek

    LOCATION: Walnut Creek, CA
    DATE: 09/05/2024 - 09/06/2024

    Don’t play the probability game – a high-profile use of force incident could happen to your agency. Be prepared. Review …

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  • Jun 6, 2023
    News

    CPOA Client Alerts-June 2023

    Courtesy of James R. Touchstone, Esq. The following case summary has been provided by James R. Touchstone, Esq. Partner at …

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    Officer Involved Shooting - Supervisor & Management Responsibility -Davis

    LOCATION: Davis, CA
    DATE: 04/17/2024 - 04/18/2024

    This course covers Legal Aspects and Investigation of an Officer Involved Shooting.  Discuss public perceptions, criminal/administration investigations, case law, and …

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  • Apr 28, 2023
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    CPOA Case Summaries-May 2023

    Courtesy of James R. Touchstone, Esq. The following Case Summaries have been provided by James R. Touchstone, Esq., Partner at …

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    Use of Force/Liability/Litigation - Santa Barbara

    LOCATION: Santa Barbara, CA
    DATE: 11/07/2024 - 11/08/2024

    Don’t play the probability game – a high-profile use of force incident could happen to your agency. Be prepared. Review …

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  • Apr 28, 2023
    News

    CPOA Client Alerts-April 2023

    Courtesy of James R. Touchstone, Esq. The following case summary has been provided by James R. Touchstone, Esq. Partner at …

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    Use of Force/Liability/Litigation - Madera

    LOCATION: Madera, CA
    DATE: 05/23/2024 - 05/24/2024

    Don’t play the probability game – a high-profile use of force incident could happen to your agency. Be prepared. Review …

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  • Mar 14, 2023
    News

    CPOA Client Alerts-March 2023

    Courtesy of James R. Touchstone, Esq. The following case summary has been provided by James R. Touchstone, Esq. Partner at …

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    Leadership Development Course for Supervisors- Carlsbad

    LOCATION: Carlsbad, CA
    DATE: 04/29/2024 - 05/03/2024

    The purpose of the CPOA Leadership Development Course for Supervisors is to cultivate future leaders in law enforcement. The primary …

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  • Jan 24, 2023
    News

    CPOA Client Alerts - January 2023

      Courtesy of James R. Touchstone, Esq. The following Case Summaries have been provided by James R. Touchstone, Esq., Partner at …

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    Officer Involved Shooting - Supervisor & Management Responsibility - La Mesa

    LOCATION: La Mesa, CA
    DATE: 10/23/2024 - 10/24/2024

    This course covers Legal Aspects and Investigation of an Officer Involved Shooting.  Discuss public perceptions, criminal/administration investigations, case law, and …

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  • Dec 27, 2022
    News

    CPOA Case Summaries-Nov 2022

    Courtesy of James R. Touchstone, Esq. The following Case Summaries have been provided by James R. Touchstone, Esq., Partner at …

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    Officer Involved Shooting - Supervisor & Management Responsibility - Long Beach

    LOCATION: Long Beach, CA
    DATE: 06/11/2024 - 06/12/2024

    This course covers Legal Aspects and Investigation of an Officer Involved Shooting.  Discuss public perceptions, criminal/administration investigations, case law, and …

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

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